In the aftermath of last week's traumatic events, the campus seems to be blooming—or more accurately, sprinkled—with daffodils. Today, students walked around the Yard holding not just textbooks and backpacks, but also little pots of sunshine. These bits of yellow floating around, provided by Campus Services, combined with the gorgeous day seemed to be verification that spring is here.
Harvard Undergraduates Honoring Veterans placed 349 American flags on the lawn in front of Memorial Hall on Wednesday. The flags honor the 349 U.S. veterans who take their own lives each year because of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.
Director Mira Nair '79 converses with Harvard professor Homi K. Bhabha after a screening of her film, "The Reluctant Fundamentalist." The film, shown at The Brattle Theater Wednesday night, was followed by a Q&A in which Nair discussed the soundtrack, inspiration, and takeaway of the film, which explores US-Pakistani relations.
He is 20 years old, with light acne and hair that flops in his face, like many other 20 year-old boys. Except that this isn’t a normal college student we’re talking about. The Aussie-born producer got his start from a music kit in a cereal box at age 13. On Thursday he certainly made his mark at Middlesex Lounge.
Egyptian Ambassador to the United States, Mohamed M. Tawfik, speaks about Egypt’s future at HKS on Wednesday. Tawfik discussed Egyptian relations with Israel and Palestine and the nation’s coming economic challenges.