Zaheer Ali ’94, scholar and former vice president of the Harvard Islamic Society and the Black Students Association, spoke about the increasing influence of African American Muslims on American culture at a talk at the Barker Center Thursday evening.
Over a thousand people dressed as Santa Clauses, elves, and reindeer descended upon Harvard Square for the third annual Yulefest race on Sunday morning. The run, one of five annual 5k races in Cambridge, kicked off at the intersection of Holyoke Street and Massachusetts Avenue and was followed by a post-race block party on Brattle Street.
In anticipation of the upcoming Harvard-Yale game, we at Flyby thought we'd put together a quick quiz so you can get to know your enemy a little better. It turns out there are some hidden treasures over there! See if you can figure out a few fun facts about some of the Yale football team. Good luck!
Fifty-seven million children around the world do not go to school, but youth advocacy can play an important role in reversing this trend, according to Chernor Bah, youth representative to the United Nations High Level Steering Committee.
Ten distinguished professors gathered in Emerson Hall on Wednesday as part of the Mahindra Humanities Center event “Prison USA: The Dilemmas of Mass Incarceration”. The event, composed of two panels, dealt with the origins and current state of the American penal system and with the potential for change and solutions.
Harvard University Dining Services brought its usual weekday offerings up on a notch on Thursday in celebration of National Food Day, serving New England fare like Maine lobster bisque, spinach gnocchi, and four berry pie.
William J. “Bill” Baxley, the former Attorney General of Alabama, spoke at Kirkland House on his role in prosecuting one of the men involved with the 16th Street Baptist Church bombing—a moment often thought of as a turning point in the civil rights movement.