Timeline 2001-2002

The Cambridge City Council approves a petition to the state legislature urging the state to extend voting rights to 17-year-olds in Cambridge municipal elections. If approved by the state, Cambridge would be the first city in the country to allow those under 18 to vote.

April 1


Black and Latino student groups from throughout the University gather more than 400 signatures urging West to stay at Harvard. West was then considering an offer by Princeton to join its faculty.

April 2

Nearly 80 first-year Harvard Law School students find an anonymous flier with a swastika, profanities and anti-Semitic statements stuffed in their mailboxes.

April 4