The College will host a series of student-run town halls for identity-based groups about how sexual assault affects different students.
Response, a group of Harvard students who counsel peers on topics related to relationships, including sexual harassment and assault, closed on Sunday, and it will reopen on Oct. 12.
The changes come after students and tutors spoke out last year about Dunster’s lack of residential tutors who identify as bisexual, gay, lesbian, transgender, or queer, prompting top College administrators to look into their concerns.
Undergraduate members of the Honor Council—the student-faculty body tasked with enforcing the honor code—are adjusting their schedules as the Council hears its first slate of academic integrity cases.
Loc Truong will serve as the inaugural director of the College's new Office for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion, dedicated to supporting first generation college students, undocumented students, and foster youth.
Businesses located in Harvard’s Smith Campus Center, including local institutions like Al’s Cafe and the Clover Food Lab, must vacate their spaces in the next several months to make way for planned renovations.
On a campus where extracurriculars are social currency and “social space” is a new buzzword, administrators are working to move the center of social life back to the Houses.
Harvard's sexual conduct climate survey results released Monday prompts further concern toward the College's handling of sexual assault cases.
Harvard College’s Office of Student Life has introduced a revamped system for reporting incidents of bias, which features multiple reporting avenues and the option to submit anonymously.
The Office of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion is currently not staffed, but it will provide additional resources for first-generation, foster-home, and undocumented students.
According to reporters covering the Spee Club's decision to invite women to punch, the story encapsulated trending issues of gender equality, fraternities, and sexual assault.
Local authorities are investigating the cause of the death, and there is “no reason to believe that foul play was involved.”
“There is such a strong group of students who are sophomores who know him, knew him, loved him, and will continue to remember him," Lowell House Master Diana Eck said.
On Wednesday night, posters that seemed to criticize Harvard's handling of sexual assault cases appeared in Sever Hall with the tagline "#justharvardthings."
The former Dunster resident tutor was widely regarded as an ally to BGLTQ students in the House but was not asked back to the position last spring.