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Wendy Chang '12
Visual Arts

Wendy H. Chang '12 Remembered for Artistic Spirit and Infectious Laugh

An accomplished artist and cherished member of many Harvard extracurricular organizations, Wendy H. Chang ’12 will be remembered for her infectious laugh and outgoing personality, friends and family said after her death on Saturday.


Chang Remembered As Active Member of Community

Wendy H. Chang ’12, an English concentrator and resident of Lowell House, died Saturday.

Eleganza after
Visual Arts

Mixed Reactions Follow Modified Eleganza Photos

Students have expressed mixed reactions to the digital enhancement of publicity photos for this weekend’s charity fashion show hosted by Eleganza, with some defending the aesthetic process and others calling it contradictory to the organization’s mission.

Identity Groups

Out at Harvard, But Not At Home

Matt is only one of many LGBTQ students at Harvard who remain predominantly in the closet at home, even though they are fully out at school.

Student Groups

Film Screening Highlights Plight of the Undocumented

Robust immigration laws have fostered the exploitation of undocumented laborers, Social Studies Lecturer Rebecca B. Galemba argued at a movie screening hosted by Harvard College Act on a Dream on Thursday evening.


Students Petition for Course on Women in Politics

A group of undergraduate women have organized a campaign for the creation of a course on women in politics.

Know Your Rights

Panel Discusses Minority Rights

When being questioned or detained by law enforcement officials, minorities should be respectful, but also understand their rights as citizens, panelists said at a “Know Your Rights Panel” on Tuesday.


Students Protest Trayvon Martin Killing With Photo Campaign

In response to last month’s killing of unarmed teenager Trayvon Martin, students across the University have begun photo campaigns to protest racial profiling.


College Opens BGLTQ Office

Members and supporters of the bisexual, gay, lesbian, transgender, and queer community gathered in Fong Auditorium on Tuesday to recognize the grand opening of the Office of BGLTQ Student Life.

On Campus

Women's Week Celebration Begins

Women’s Week 2012 kicked off Monday with a launch party and a performance by Expressions Dance Company in front of the Science Center.

Harvard Kennedy School

Conference Examines One-State Solution

Despite protests calling for the administration to cancel the One-State conference at the Harvard Kennedy School this weekend, panelists at the sold-out conference advocated for alternative solutions to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

Harvard Divinity School

Students Demand Degrees for Victims of 1920 Court

As Lady Gaga and Oprah Winfrey made their way to Sanders Theater for the launch of the Born This Way Foundation, around half a dozen students braved the snow and cold in a demonstration for Their Day in the Yard, a group advocating for posthumous degrees for gay students expelled from Harvard in the 1920s.


Foundation Meets with LGBTQ Groups

Leaders from the undergraduate LGBTQ community met with researchers from the Berkman Center for Internet and Society and affiliates from the Born This Way Foundation Tuesday morning to provide their input on the foundation’s initiatives.

Harvard Kennedy School

Students and Alumni Protest HKS Conference on Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

A conference considering a one-state solution to the Israeli and Palestinian conflict at the Harvard Kennedy School next week has provoked strong reactions from supporters and detractors alike.

Pink Japan
Gender and Sexuality

GLOW Hosts Pink Japan

Students gathered to talk Japanese love hotels, fetishes, and pornography during a presentation on Tuesday by human sexuality writer and speaker Midori, entitled “Pink Japan: Contemporary Sex Culture.”