JULY 2009: The arrest of Prof. Henry Louis “Skip” Gates Jr. by a Cambridge police officer becomes the cause of a national debate on racial profiling.
Roommates Medha-Kameswari Gargeya ’14 and Esther Chung ’14 pose in their bedroom.
These freshman roommates in Weld all hail from different parts of the Western Hemisphere. Between the six of them, they speak at least seven different languages.
Esther Chung '14, Medha-Kameswari Gargeya ’14, Meghan Brooks ’14, and Sheyda Aboii ’14 reflect on their rooming assignments.
This sign in Cambridge Common demands a bit more interpretation than its less enigmatic counterparts.
Professor Henry Louis “Skip” Gates Jr. reads from his memoir, Colored People, in Sanders Theatre. Gates’ arrest by a Cambridge Police officer on Jul. 16, 2009 became the cause of a national debate on racial profiling.
Jarrett Tomas Barrios, current president of GLAAD, speaks pationately his personal experience with gay rights activism and the legacy of movements like Act Up.
Carole Hooven, lecturer in Human Evolutionary Biology (left) and Mary Ruggie, adjunct professor of public policy at the Kennedy School (right), along with Mary Ellen Galante (not pictured), a Cambridge-area midwife, discuss the medical and cultural perception of the female body at "Deviant Bodies," an event sponsored by the Harvard Women's Center.
Christina Hoff Sommers, a conservative feminist, rejects "egalitarian feminism" in favor of "classical feminism" at an event sponsored by the True Love Revolution.