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Teen Mag Quiz: Do I Like You?
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Teen Mag Quiz: Do I Like You?

Do I Like You or Am I Only Sleeping Over Because I Live in the Quad?
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Do I Like You or Am I Only Sleeping Over Because I Live in the Quad?

Teen Mag Quad Header
Quad

Teen Mag Quad Header

Teen Mag Quad Header
Quad

Teen Mag Quiz: Do I Like You or Am I Only Sleeping Over Because I Live in the Quad?

When I get to your dorm, do I have to feign interest in your artwork?

Tinder Fractal
Dating

Year in Review: FM Quotes That Also Make Great Tinder Bios

Our cover stories do more than shed light on pressing issues at Harvard. They can also help you scheme cuties.

Pageant crown.
Conversations

Eyes On The Crown

In offstage and onstage interviews, Vuong brandishes her knowledge of current events and promotes her platform: empowering homeless youth. For the talent portion of the pageant, she plays classical music—often Chopin—on the piano. For the “swim” and “evening” categories, she models the requisite attire while walking in a figure-eight shape onstage.

Women's Center
Scrutiny

‘Feminist Hysteria’: A History Of Sexual Violence At Harvard

The year was 1960, it was orientation week for Lynn J. Ochberg ’64's freshman year at Radcliffe, and, she said, she had just been sexually assaulted by a senior on Harvard’s football team.

Rally for a Sanctuary Campus
College

Activists and Undocumented Students Disappointed By Sanctuary Campus Decision

Some students said they are disappointed by University President Drew G. Faust’s decision not to label Harvard a "sanctuary campus" although they remain optimistic about many of her proposals to protect undocumented immigrants.

Jonathon Roberts
Fifteen Most Interesting

Jonathan S. Roberts

“Being in here right now, I still feel a lot of the energy,” Roberts says. He’s referring to the last time he sat in this spot: About a month ago, Roberts and more than 100 supporters packed this same lobby for seven hours, cheering and singing in solidarity with Harvard’s dining workers.

Defenders of the Undocumented
Crime

Students and Faculty Report Hate Speech, Harassment Around Harvard After Election

​A handful of University affiliates have reported incidents of harassment around Harvard’s campus, echoing a nationwide uptick in hate speech after Donald Trump’s election.

An framed photo rests on the desk of Daishi M. Tanaka ’19
Conversations

Calling Home: Undocumented Students, After the Election

Within his first 100 days in office, Trump hopes to begin building a wall on the southern border of the U.S. and repeal several executive actions of the Obama administration, likely including Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), which allows hundreds of thousands of undocumented young people to live, work, and drive in the U.S. legally. Undocumented immigrants, at Harvard and elsewhere, are feeling fearful.

Defenders of the Undocumented
College

Hundreds Rally in Harvard Yard for Undocumented Students

Cheering and linking arms, about 200 people congregated on the steps of Widener Library Monday and called on Harvard to protect undocumented students after Donald Trump’s victory in the presidential election.

College

Support of Undocumented Students Gains Momentum After Election

Donald Trump’s victory has mobilized more than 4,000 people to sign a petition calling upon Harvard’s administration to protect the University’s undocumented students.

Students of Color in the 2016 Elections
College

Among Students of Color, Anxiety Mounts About Trump

Donald Trump’s upset victory in the presidential election rattled Harvard’s campus, provoking a particularly strong reaction among students of color who feel they will be disproportionately targeted by his policies.

Center for European Studies
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European Secondary Frustrates Advocates for Ethnic Studies

Some student leaders who have sought greater ethnic representation in Harvard’s academic offerings said they found the new European Studies secondary disheartening.