Protests


Divest Occupies UHall

Fossil Fuel Divest Harvard occupied University Hall on Thursday afternoon, singing and chanting in support of divestment by Earth Day 2020.


Dominguez Accusers Criticize Harvard’s External Review During Panel

Four women who have accused former Government professor Jorge I. Domínguez of sexual misconduct criticized Harvard’s external review of the circumstances that enabled that misconduct during a panel Monday.


Harvard Affiliates Stage 24-Hour Protest Against India’s Citizenship Amendment Act

Under a blue tarp hung between four light poles bedecked with Indian flags, a group of Harvard graduate students and local activists staged a 24-hour protest in Harvard Square on Sunday to mark the 70th anniversary of India’s constitution and decry India’s Citizenship Amendment Act.


HUIT Protest

On Friday afternoon, Raman Solanki, Robert A. Weckesser, and Christopher J. McCarthy protested the inaccessible entrance to an HUIT building at 65R Mt. Auburn St.


Harvard Law School Students Campaign for Law Firm Paul Weiss to Drop Representation of ExxonMobil

Dozens of Harvard Law School students disrupted a first-year student recruitment event held by corporate law firm Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP Wednesday night, calling on the firm to stop representing the oil and gas company ExxonMobil in ongoing climate change litigation.


Calls for Ethnic Studies Ramp Up

Amid the departure of multiple tenure-track professors this year, student and alumni activists intensified calls for the University to create a formal ethnic studies program at Harvard, marking the latest campaign in a nearly five-decade push.


Harvard Students Occupy Admissions Office to Protest Tenure Decision, Demand Ethnic Studies Department

Roughly 50 Harvard students occupied Harvard’s Office of Admissions and Financial Aid Thursday to demand the University create an ethnic studies department, arguing that Harvard must extend its commitment to diversity beyond race-conscious admissions.


Ethnic Studies Sit-In

Students in favor of an Ethnic Studies concentration occupy the Harvard College Office of Admissions and Financial Aid on Thursday afternoon.


Ethnic Studies Banner

Students hold an Ethnic Studies sign outside Widener Library during a rally on Friday.


Faculty Meeting Bacow

University President Lawrence S. Bacow faced protestors in Emerson Hall on his way to a faculty meeting Tuesday. Protestors decried the university's denial of tenure to Professor Lorgia García Peña.


Harvard Defends Sexual Harassment and Discrimination Position As Strike Begins

As members of the graduate student union hit the picket lines Tuesday, University negotiators posted a position statement online arguing that the union’s proposed procedure for adjudicating sexual harassment and discrimination complaints may be in conflict with Title IX.


Ethnic Studies Advocates Interrupt Faculty Meeting, Denounce Tenure Denial Decision

An individual protesting Harvard’s decision to deny tenure to Romance Languages and Literatures associate professor Lorgia García Peña stood silently inside the Faculty of Arts and Sciences meeting Tuesday while dozens of students demonstrated outside.


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