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Identity Groups

Fall in Harvard Yard
Undergraduate Council

The Half-Century Fight for a Multicultural Center

For almost half a century, students have been calling for the University to build and fund a multicultural center. For nearly half a century, Harvard has said no.

Datamatch
Undergraduate Council

Datamatch to Offer Non-Binary Gender Option

Datamatch will include three gender categories this year after facing criticism from students about its lack of a non-binary gender option​ in 2017.

The Wall of Resistance
College

Activists, Artists Build 'Wall of Resistance' in Science Center Plaza

Activists and artists installed a public art project aimed at drawing attention to social justice issues in the Science Center Plaza Tuesday.

Eleganza Rehearsal
College

Eleganza and Identities Shows Discuss Gender and Race at Town Hall

​Popular on-campus fashion shows Eleganza and Identities co-hosted a town hall event on Thursday to discuss ways to make their events more diverse and inclusive.

UC General Meeting
College

New UC Identity Coalition Discusses Q Guide for Comps

UC representatives and Harvard Foundation interns discussed a potential Q guide for comps at the first meeting of an "identity coalition" between the groups.

The Banneker Institute
Sciences Division

Harvard Astronomer, Institute Offer Support for Students of Color in Sciences

Astronomy Professor John A. Johnson tells his students almost every lecture that there is no such thing as a natural astrophysicist.

College

Students Hope for 'Sustainable Change' at Ivy Mental Health Conference

​Delegates from Harvard discussed the College’s mental health resources at the second-ever Ivy League Mental Health Conference.

College

Act on a Dream Builds Pro-Immigration Wall in Protest of Trump

Members of Harvard College Act on a Dream protested President Donald Trump’s crackdown on undocumented individuals.

Khizr Khan
IOP

Khizr Khan, Father of Fallen Soldier, Denounces Trump at IOP

“We are faced right now with an administration without moral compass,” Khan said.

College

Arab Students Association Hosts ‘Teach-In’ With Legal Experts

On Feb. 8, the Harvard Arab Students Association hosted a "teach-in" with legal analysts in response to President Trump's travel ban.

Radcliffe Union of Students
Political Groups

Marching Forward and Looking Back

The recent Women’s March seems to have sparked a greater interest in engaging with feminist issues at Harvard and beyond.

Boston March Against Trump
Race

Some at Harvard Criticize Diversity of Women’s March

Some Harvard students who participated in the Boston’s Women’s March say that the protest could have represented a wider variety of perspectives.

College

Islamic Society to Host Anti-Islamophobia Event

A Facebook page for the teach-in invites attendees to “come learn about Islamophobia and anti-Muslim sentiment” in “the wake of the election.”

HILR Convocation
On Campus

HILR Convocation

Matthew Desmond, author of Evicted and a sociology professor at Harvard, speaks about his work at the Harvard Institute for Learning in Retirement convocation. HILR is a community of retirees who attend and teach classes, and is a part of Harvard’s Division of Continuing Education.

Harry Potter and the Sacred Text
Religion

Harvard Humanist Hub Reads Harry Potter Like the Bible

Harry Potter may not be divinely inspired, but for a group of Harvard students and Cambridge residents, that has not stopped them from treating it like the bible.

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