Student Life

You Can Do It!
Student Life

Study Tips You Probably Know, But Need to Hear Again

It's officially that time of the year: finals fortnight. No matter how many times you've been through it, everyone can benefit from a reminder of how to study the right way.

Craft Time
College

Houses Join Forces to Plan Winter Formals

Nine of Harvard’s 12 undergraduate residential Houses are planning winter formal dances this weekend, and most are teaming up to throw bigger bashes in Boston.

College

Islamic Society to Host Anti-Islamophobia Event

A Facebook page for the teach-in invites attendees to “come learn about Islamophobia and anti-Muslim sentiment” in “the wake of the election.”

AAA Study Break
Student Life

AAA Study Break

Students gather at Ticknor Lounge on Wednesday evening to eat Chinese food, listen to holiday music, and take a break from studying in an event hosted by the Harvard Asian American Association.

College

Ethnic Studies Advocates Call for a Department, Research Center

A group of undergraduates and graduate students are circulating a petition among students, staff, and alumni that calls for the formation of an ethnic studies department and research center.

College

Mumps Outbreak Grows to 5, Cases Suspected at Yale

Harvard University Health Services confirmed there were five active mumps cases on campus as of Tuesday, up from four when the most recent outbreak was announced.

The Delphic Door
College

Hundreds of Survey Comments Illustrate Pressure that Prompted Final Club Sanctions

The comments, which Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences Michael D. Smith sent compiled in an email to voting members of the faculty last week, represent the most extensive and candid student feedback made public during a divisive debate.

Under the Wall
On Campus

Under the Wall

Ieva Jusionyte, an associate professor of anthropology, talks about the politics of security on the U.S./ Mexican border, and how border security and first responders deal with threats and hazards that cross borders.

1st Amendment and Sanctions
College

1st Amendment and Sanctions

Sanford V. Levinson, a visiting law professor from the University of Texas Law School, talks about the constitutionality of the sanctions on single-gender organizations at an event organized by the Harvard Federalist Society and the Harvard American Constitution Society.

Freshmen Research Research
On Campus

Freshmen Research Research

A representative from the Office of Undergraduate Research and Fellowships speaks to a crowd of primarily freshmen about how to get started doing research in college and what the benefits are.

"Harvard Against Hate"
College

Straddling the Divide Between Harvard and Trump's States

For students from regions that leaned more heavily toward Donald Trump, dealing with a politically polarized country in the aftermath of the election has come with new challenges.

The FAS Dean
College

In Anticipation of Sanctions Vote, Smith Releases Extensive Survey Data to Faculty

​FAS Dean Michael D. Smith has released five years of undergraduate survey results to every voting member of the Faculty “to further inform” an upcoming debate on a College policy that penalizes members of final clubs and Greek organizations.

1st Amendment and Sanctions
College

Lewis Headlines Debate on Constitutionality of Final Club Sanctions

​Four professors debated the First Amendment implications of the College’s plan to penalize members of single-gender social organizations on Tuesday, reframing a controversial campus issue in constitutional terms.

Adjourning
Undergraduate Council

Adjourning

As one of their last Undergraduate Council obligations as President and Vice President, Shaiba Rather ’17 and Danny V. Banks ’17 (from left) lead Monday night’s general meeting at the SOCH. Also present was Anna T. Wechsler ’18 (right), the current Undergraduate Council secretary.

Thanksgiving Dinner on Campus
On Campus

Thanksgiving Dinner on Campus

Students on campus for Thanksgiving break gather for a Thanksgiving dinner Thursday night in Quincy dining hall, the only dining hall open that day. The dinner prepared by HUDS featured turkey, ham, cranberry stuffing, and other traditional Thanksgiving food.