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March for Youth Jobs
Student Jobs

March for Youth Jobs

The March for Youth Jobs took place in downtown Boston Thursday afternoon. The crowd included many high school students from around the area as well as a band and adult supporters.

Ayanna S. Pressley
Student Jobs

Ayanna S. Pressley

U.S. Representative Ayanna S. Pressley (D-Mass.) spoke to the crowd about the importance of youth voices and youth work at the Boston Common Grand Stand during a rally before the March for Youth Jobs. Other speakers included State Representative Liz Miranda, who spoke about her own experiences beginning to work at age thirteen.

State House
Student Jobs

State House

The march concluded at the Massachusetts State House, where some marchers were planning to spend the afternoon speaking with lawmakers about summer job funding. Members of Harvard's Philips Brooks House Association planned to advocate for full funding of after school and out of school grants and a summer jobs program for at-risk-youth.

Joy at the IOP Election Watch Party
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Taking in Midterm Election Results, Harvard Students from Both Parties Claim Victory

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Kavanaugh Rally
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Harvard Students Vow Continued Activism After Kavanaugh's Confirmation to Supreme Court

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Emerson Hall
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A Week Before Harvard Admissions Lawsuit Trial, Activists Host Panel Defending Diversity

Around 60 people packed an Emerson Hall lecture room to hear a panel of affirmative action advocates discuss race-conscious admissions in universities Tuesday.

Fighting Sexual Violence in Politics
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Harvard Democrats Join Forces With Campus Activists to Oppose Kavanaugh

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Fighting Sexual Violence in Politics
College

Fighting Sexual Violence in Politics

Eleanor C. "Nell" Shea '20 and Priya P. Kukreja '21 from the Harvard College Reproductive Action and Dialogue speak about the implication of Judge Brett Kavanaugh's possible confirmation during a meeting with the Harvard College Democrats and Our Harvard Can Do Better Tuesday night.

United States Capitol
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Capuano, Pressley Face Off in Nationally Watched Primary

For the first time in roughly two decades, voters in Boston, Cambridge, and Somerville will vote in a highly contested Democratic primary.

Clinton Win
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'Political Feeling': Harvard and the 1992 Election

For many students at the time, 1992 was the first election in memory in which a Democrat had a real shot at the White House.

Dems Lobbying Day 2018
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College Democrats Visit State House for Lobby Day

Around 30 students met with state legislators at the State House Thursday to advocate for five bills as part of the Harvard College Democrats’ semesterly Lobby Day.

Reed Shafer-Ray
Harvard College Democrats

Spurred by Friend's Suicide, Harvard Senior Pushes for Gun Control Legislation

After a childhood friend committed suicide, Reed T. Shafer-Ray ’18 began pushing for twin gun safety bills in the Massachusetts State House that he hopes will save lives.

SOCH
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SOCH Reorganization Leads to Expulsion for Some Student Groups

​At least five student groups will lose their current office spaces in the Student Organization Center at Hilles as part of a College effort to reduce the number of SOCH office occupants.

Graduate Student Union Rally
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College Democrats Endorse Graduate Student Unionization Efforts

The Harvard College Democrats released a statement Wednesday morning in support of the ongoing graduate student worker unionization effort.

Durbin and DACA
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Durbin Speech Met With Protest at Kennedy School

Around 100 students from across the University spent Thursday evening marching up and down in front of the Kennedy School to protest Senator Durbin's visit.

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