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