Identity Groups

Harvard Deepam

Janet Mock Honored in Harvard's Annual Cultural Rhythms Show

The Harvard Foundation for Intercultural and Race Relations held its annual Cultural Rhythms Show honoring Janet Mock, an acclaimed writer, producer, director, and transgender rights advocate, in Sanders Theater Saturday.

Fall in Harvard Yard

In Wake of Lawsuit, Students Reflect on Asian-American Identity

The trial over Harvard's affirmative action admissions policy ended last month, and students gathered on Friday afternoon to discuss the term "Asian American" and its relevance for students' identities.

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.

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

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

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

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.


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.


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.

Khizr Khan

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

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


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

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.


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.”