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Memorial Church Choirmaster Edward E. Jones conducts the Harvard University Choir as it performs "Silent Night" on Monday evening in Memorial Church. The performance was part of the 105th Annual Christmas Carol Service.
Last spring, HUDS stopped purchasing water machines from SodaStream, whose main factory is located in the West Bank, following complaints that the appliances could offend Palestinian students.
“As the President and Provost have made clear, our procurement decisions should not be driven by community members’ views on matters of political controversy,” the spokesperson wrote.
Members of the Harvard community hold candles on Tuesday evening during a vigil at the John Harvard Statue for the 141 people killed by militants from the Pakistani Taliban at an army-run school earlier that day. Member of the Pakistani Students Association, which hosted the vigil, and Pakistani native Manhoor F. Khan ‘17 explained that she is grateful for the support of attendees “because after a certain point things like this eventually become routine at home.”
According to the event program, attendees were invited to join the choir in singing "Silent Night" to commemorate the centenary of the Christmas Truce of 1914, when British and German soldiers fighting in World War I temporarily halted attacks in acknowledgement of the holiday. As the choir readied to begin singing "Silent Night," some attendees closed their eyes, others looked straight ahead, but all were silent.
Students man a bake sale in front of Lamont Library on Friday to fund the understaffed Office for Sexual and Gender–Based Dispute Resolution.
A jar holds bake sale donations for the understaffed Office for Sexual and Gender–Based Dispute Resolution.
Club representatives declined to reveal dollar figures, but they indicated that the endowment is large enough to waive all freshman membership fees for the fall season.
It is unclear whether the office accepts donations and University spokesperson Jeff Neal did not respond to a question attempting to clarify the matter.
According to a flyer handed out at a study break in Canaday Hall on Friday, the transition to LED lighting will save 8,395 kilowatts of power every year.
Ava Nasrollahzadeh ’16 and Dhruv P. Goyal ’16 were officially sworn into their offices as Undergraduate Council president and vice president Sunday evening.
Diana Sorensen, dean of the Arts and Humanities Division, addresses a group of students Thursday night during a discussion of skepticism in the humanities.
The Harvard Undergraduate Humanities Initiative held a discussion on perceptions of the humanities Thursday.