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Jessie J
College

Jessie J

Jessie J performs "Nobody's Perfect" during Yardfest Friday evening.

Jessie J
College

In a Harvard T-Shirt, Jessie J Takes the Yardfest Stage

British pop artist Jessie J headlined took the stage in pink hair and a Harvard T-shirt for the College’s annual Yardfest concert in Tercentenary Theater on Friday night.

College

HUDS Expands Yardfest Sustainability Efforts

This year’s Yardfest, the College’s outdoor concert headlined by Jessie J, will boast an increased focus on sustainability with a buffet featuring completely compostable dishware in an effort to reduce waste at the event.

Pledging Smiles
On Campus

Pledging Smiles

Members of the Student Mental Health Liaisons handed out free t-shirts and Italian ice in exchange for signing a pledge to, among other things, “be an advocate for mental health on our campus.” The students were stationed on the Science Center Plaza for much of Thursday.

To Befriend Anyone, Do This.
Student Groups

To Befriend Anyone, Do This.

Members of the Class of 2015 took part in a “speed-friending” session organized by the Senior Class Committee, in which unacquainted peers asked one another personal questions from a provided list. “So many people I don’t know yet, so little time,” said Trever J. Brandt-Serif ’15 when asked why he chose to participate.

College

Legal Group Prepares To Intervene in Affirmative Action Suit

The Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights and Economic Justice is preparing to intervene against a pending lawsuit that alleges that Harvard uses “racially and ethnically discriminatory policies” in its admissions process.

Reigniting Candles
College

Photos of the Day (04/23/15)

Unnamed photo
College

Natalie Portman Will Speak at College Class Day

The academy-award winning actress, known for her roles in psychological thriller “Black Swan” and the “Star Wars” prequel trilogy, will address the Class of 2015 on May 27.

Forum on the Future of Theater at Harvard
College

Forum on the Future of Theater at Harvard

Chair of the Committee on Dramatics Prof. Martin Puchner, left, and graduate students Tarryn Li-min Chun, center, and Elizabeth M. Phillips, right, attend an open forum on the future of theater at Harvard on Wednesday evening.

Yardfest 2014
College

Yardfest 2014

Students cheer on the band “Hot Breakfast” last year at Yardfest in Tercentenary Theater.

Candle-Light Vigil for African Lives Lost
Student Life

Candle-Light Vigil for African Lives Lost

“In the face of so much hate let’s show how deeply we love,” said the Harvard Law Women’s Law Association President Kenyon D. Colli at a vigil for Africans Wednesday evening. Here, students light each other’s candles before singing “Amazing Grace.” The Harvard African Law Association hosted the event in response to recent killings across the continent.

College

Civil Rights Office Interviews Students for Title IX Probe

Attorneys from the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights are soliciting student input on sexual violence on Harvard’s campus this week as part of the government’s nearly year-long investigation into the College’s compliance with anti-sex discrimination law Title IX.

Yardfest 2014
College

Yardfest Will Be Closed to Most Visiting Prefrosh

Only prospective students who received permission based on religious or medical reasons to arrive a day early for Visitas will be allowed to attend Yardfest.

Forum on the Future of Theater at Harvard
Student Life

Theater Concentration Begins Hiring Faculty

The new Theater, Dance, and Media concentration has started the process of hiring faculty members, said Martin Puchner, the English professor who spearheaded the effort to create the concentration, during a panel event Wednesday.

Whole Foods and Harvard
Student Life

Whole Foods and Harvard

Gary Matthews of the Whole Foods Food Truck enjoys working at Harvard in particular: "I've found that students here make informed nutritional choices, which allows us to continually update our menu in interesting and health-conscious ways."

Massachusetts Hall
FAS

Graduate Students Start Movement To Unionize

Central Administration

Amidst Title IX Debate, Law Faculty Raise Governance Concerns

John Stilgoe Office
College

John Stilgoe’s Secret History

Big States, Little States
College

Beyond Boston: Regional Diversity at Harvard