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Q&A With Laverne Cox
College

Actress Laverne Cox Discusses Identity, Trans Issues

The “Orange is the New Black” actress, who is the first openly transgender female to ever have a recurring role on television, spoke about her personal experiences and about larger topics within the trans community at a well-attended event on Monday.

Capturing Conflict
On Campus

Pulitzer Prize-Winning Photojournalist Reflects on Mandela’s Legacy

The seminar, which took place at the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, gave attendees the opportunity to discuss the impact of Mandela’s passing on the future of South Africa, where the speaker was born and raised.

LGBTQ Conference
Harvard Kennedy School

Harvard Hosts International LGBTQ Conference

More than 450 participants from more than 35 universities around the world arrived in attended an LGBTQ conference this weekend organized by students from Harvard’s graduate schools.

State of the Union
IOP

Institute of Politics Hosts State of the Union Watch Party

Tuesday’s annual viewing party was open to the public and co-sponsored by the Institute of Politics, the Harvard College Democrats, and the Harvard Republican Club.

LGBT

Panelists Discuss Value of Trans Art

Transgender art provides an important framework to reflect on gender and identity, panelists said at an event dis- cussing and showcasing transgender and genderqueer arts on Wednesday.

On Campus

A “Family Thanksgiving” At Harvard

From HUDS workers to House Masters, the College strove to give students who remained on campus this Thanksgiving break a warm, familial experience.

College

Equal Housing, Unequal Houses

The referendum, which is being voted upon through tomorrow evening, is the latest and most ambitious demonstration of student activism around the issue of gender-neutral housing, a movement born out of frustration with the inconsistent implementation and problematic stipulations that some students perceive in the College’s current policy.

Student Groups

Innovation Summit Encourages Social Entrepreneurship

Social entrepreneurs, Harvard affiliates, and students from across the United States convened in Northwest Labs on Saturday for the Igniting Innovation Summit.

Red Sox World Series Parade
Baseball

Weekend Red Sox Victory Parade Draws Crowd

Members of “Red Sox Nation” lined the streets of Boston to catch a glimpse of this year’s World Series champions as they rode on the city’s iconic duck boats for Saturday’s victory parade.

Admissions

Crafting the Perfect College List

Many private college admission counselors will craft a hand-tailored college list for their student clients—it’s one of the many perks of hiring an expert. Unfortunately, not everyone can afford their fees, and for this reason, the Crimson Admission Blog has compiled a guide to creating your very own college list.

Research

Political Protests Change Behavior, Says Study

Political protests do not just show changing political preferences, but can actually cause political views and behaviors to change, according to a new research paper co-authored by assistant professors at the Harvard Kennedy School.

HUCTW Panel
Higher Education

Panelists Debate Higher Education Challenges and Online Courses as Solutions

Education advocates could not reach a consensus on whether online courses can solve rising inequality in higher education during a panel organized by the Harvard Union of Clerical and Technical Workers on Friday.

Dining Halls
Student Life

College Dining: More Than Just Food

Few prospective students know more about how colleges conduct dining life than the general reputation of their food.

Harvard Business School

HBS Community Defends Campus Culture

In the wake of a controversial portrayal of gender culture by an article in The New York Times, members of the Harvard Business School community criticized the paper’s coverage for representing only a small fraction of student experiences and for misrepresenting gender-related initiatives at HBS.