Two weeks before former Haitian Prime Minister Michèle Pierre-Louis planned to leave for her semester as a Resident Fellow at the Institute of Politics, the Jan. 12 earthquake hit. Pierre-Louis decided to postpone her fellowship until next fall, but as a Visting Fellow this week, she has focused on sharing her experiences in the aftermath of the disaster and her views for the future of Haiti.
The Harvard College Democrats plan to step up their commitment to community service this semester with the creation of DemsCorps—a program that will partner with existing student groups such as the Environmental Action Committee and the Harvard Square Homeless Shelter, club officers announced at their first meeting of the semester yesterday.
This afternoon, two Say Yes to Drugs campaigners stopped by The Crimson to warn us that they were about to do something epic. We'd better get a picture of this, they told us. They were going to tear down a brick wall. But when we strolled by Massachusetts Hall to check out the protest, the scene was slightly less than epic. The demonstrators, organized by members of the Universities Allied for Essential Medicines, rallied for fair access to generic medicine in developing countries. That was it. Or was it? Find out after the jump.