According to Rachael C. Stein ’17, she had been at the front of the rally at the time of her arrest, facing police officers who blocked the protesters' entrance to Interstate 90 near South Station.
Dozens of Harvard students participated in the rally, both individually and in small groups, while others gathered on campus and in Memorial Church in solidarity with protesters in Ferguson, Mo.
Many Harvard students drew on personal experiences in the days following the announcement to argue that the new program will have a positive impact on undocumented students and families.
While Stillman is still slated to close in 2014, eliminating overnight respite beds, Barreira said that UHS will continue to offer in-person medical services such as triage, urgent care treatment, and on-site alcohol assessments at night.
The teams of college students and community members from around New England participated in a “hackathon” aimed at generating technological solutions to issues facing the transgender community.
On Thursday, UHS Director Paul J. Barreira wrote in an email to the student body that UHS decided curtail urgent-care hours in order to expand same-day appointments and counseling and mental health services.
A month after administrators announced that Harvard was collaborating with peer institutions to create a sexual assault survey, experts say the survey may serve as a model for other institutions.
While students applaud University-led efforts to bolster wellness resources, they struggle to fit them into a life filled with a constant buzz of anxiety—an indicator, student activists say, of the need for a broader cultural shift spearheaded by the student body.
While the evolution of LGBTQ groups on campus has provided students with an unprecedented number of ways to engage, this growth raises questions about the role of institutional support and the importance of collaboration across groups.
Jincey Lumpkin, BGLTQ activist, talked about her experience breaking into the porn industry as one of the first female pornographers to go mainstream.
Campaign creators Curtis Lahaie and Kyle McFadden launched the photo gallery Monday, along with a social media campaign and a fundraiser for organizations working on LGBTQ-related concerns.
The day of action was sparked by the activism of Columbia University student Emma Sulkowicz, who has vowed to carry her dorm mattress for as long as the alleged perpetrator attends Columbia.
Several Harvard affiliates are leading the effort to combat Ebola, both in labs and on the ground, and Harvard's new travel restrictions are unlikely to affect their work.
Two new queer groups were formed this fall to better serve and unite the non-undergraduate BGLTQ community.
Students advocated for a more victim-centric handling process of sexual assault cases and debated safe social spaces on campus in an intimate discussion about sexual assault and rape Thursday evening.