On Campus

Christine Blasey Ford Buttons

Many protestors at the anti-Kavanaugh walkout donned pink “I Believe Christine Blasey Ford” buttons to demonstrate their support for Ford and Ramirez and to protest Kavanaugh’s confirmation for the U.S. Supreme Court.

Rendered Vision of Smith Center

In a rendering of the expected external appearance of the renovated Smith Campus Center, people can be seen playing chess, enjoying the outdoor pavilion, and purchasing food from the variety of eateries.


In order to return to campus, certain health concerns must be considered, including the ability to conduct contact tracing and isolation for symptomatic individuals, and ensuring the level of immunity of students and the surrounding community is sufficient.


The “six pillars” to control the outbreak are mask wearing, social distancing, testing, contract tracing, isolation, and treatment, all of which would be necessary to be in place at Harvard for students to return.

Large GenEd Course during Shopping Week

During shopping week, students are free to attend any lecture that piques their interest, often leading to overcrowding. After the novel coronavirus outbreak, exceeding occupancies of lecture halls may be a potential concern.

Science Center C

Under social distance guidelines for a possible return to campus, large lecture courses held in halls like Science Center C would require a significantly different organization to ensure distance is kept between each student.

Harvard Republican Club Facebook Post

On the day President Donald J. Trump’s Access Hollywood tapes were leaked, the Harvard Republican Club updated their Facebook status to reflect their club’s opinions, noting “Donald Trump is immoral. He is disgusting.”

Republican Club Facebook Posts

In the summer before the 2016 election, the Harvard Republican Club announced their decision to not support President Donald J. Trump in his race for president and called for Republican leaders to withdraw their support of the candidate.

Mallinckrodt Laboratory

Chemistry professors Theodore A. Betley and Daniel Kahne currently serve as interim co-chairs of the Chemistry department, located in the Edward Mallinckrodt Chemical Laboratory.

Charles Lieber

Charles M. Lieber, Harvard's Chemistry department chair, was recently charged by the federal government for allegedly failing to disclose funding from the Chinese government.

Anti-Kavanaugh demonstration at HLS

In an anti-Kavanaugh demonstration outside of Pound Hall during a break in senators’ questioning of Christine Ford, protestors flaunted posters reading “We Deserve Better” and “I Still Believe Anita Hill” to protest Kavanaugh’s teaching position at Harvard Law School.

Eliot Dining Hall

Eliot Dining Hall, known for its large windows and beautiful architecture, is mostly empty of students during Sunday morning brunch, depicting the potential implications of social distancing guidelines.

Lowell Commencement

Lowell’s commencement ceremony in 2019. Traditionally on Commencement Day, seniors attend Morning Exercises in Tercentenary Theater, followed by House-specific ceremonies to confer diplomas.

Senior Thesis Pictures

As many seniors were completing their theses during the month of March, students rushed to take the classic thesis picture on Widener Steps amid the chaos of vacating campus due to the novel coronavirus outbreak.

Senior Class Picture

With the expected cancellation of an in-person Class Day, seniors from the Class of 2020 organized on Widener Steps during the last week on campus to take the traditional senior class picture.

Owl Party

The Owl, a final club at Harvard, hosted a daytime party following the College's announcement that students must evacuate campus. During the last 5 days before vacating campus, many seniors celebrated their last four years by attending various events and parties.

UC Zoom Meeting

In one of their most widely attended meetings of the semester, the Undergraduate Council hosted a virtual Zoom emergency meeting, open to the public, regarding endorsements of grading policies to the university administration.

UC President Inauguration

At a ceremony in December 2019, the incoming Undergraduate Council president, James A. Mathew '21, was formally inducted at the inauguration ceremony by Dean of Students Katherine G. O'Dair.

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