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Wrongful Convictions
Student Groups

Panelists Discuss Combatting Wrongful Convictions, Reforming the Criminal Justice System

Legal experts and criminal justice reform advocates gathered in Tsai Auditorium to discuss mitigating wrongful convictions in the United States criminal justice system Monday evening.

Narcan in AED Boxes
Student Groups

HUHS Rejects Student Proposal to Make Naloxone Publicly Available on Campus

Harvard University Health Services rejected two College students’ proposal to make naloxone — a nasal spray used to counter the effects of an opioid overdose — publicly accessible on the University’s campus.

University Hall
Student Groups

Harvard Junior Salma Abdelrahman Named Truman Scholar

Salma Abdelrahman ’20 was sitting in a Phillips Brooks House Association meeting when she found out she was one of 62 students across the country named 2019 Truman Scholars, a graduate scholarship for college students committed to public service.

UC Meeting
College

UC Votes to Fund Electric Scooters, Professional Comedy Show

The UC voted to fund an electric scooter sharing program, a music and comedy event, and a promotional video for a freshman pre-orientation program at its weekly meeting Sunday afternoon.

AODS Literacy Flyer
College

AODS Literacy Flyer

One of AODS's flyers is posted outside near Lamont Library regarding edibles.

Ashrita Furman talks to crowd
On Campus

Ashrita Furman talks to crowd

Ashrita Furman has set more than 700 official Guinness Records since 1979 and currently holds more than 200 standing records.

Ashrita Furman Blowtorch
On Campus

Ashrita Furman Blowtorch

Ashrita Furman demonstrates his ability to extinguish blowtorches using only his tongue, a skill he used to break the previous Guinness World Record.

PSC Event
College

Harvard Palestine Solidarity Committee Hosts Israeli Apartheid Week

The Harvard Palestine Solidarity Committee hosted Israeli Apartheid Week this past week, aiming to raise awareness for Palestinians who “suffer brutal occupation and oppression,” according to the week’s Facebook page.

Bacow and Divestment Protestors
College

Divestment Protestors Interrupt Bacow Talk at Kennedy School, Forcing Event Location Change

Over the past few months, the two campaigns — Divest Harvard and the Harvard Prison Divestment Campaign — have ramped up their demands for the University to divest its nearly $40 billion endowment from companies related to the fossil fuel industry and the United States prison system.

SEAS Sign
Student Groups

In Second Annual BRIDGE Week, Harvard SEAS Celebrates Diversity in STEM

BRIDGE Week originated as an effort by the leaders of three student organizations at SEAS to celebrate a SEAS alumnus who had contributed to engineering and advanced diversity in STEM.

Wall of Resistance
College

Student Activists Unveil 'Wall of Resistance' for Israeli Apartheid Week

Student activists unveiled the Wall of Resistance, a public art project that highlights various social justice causes, in the Science Center Plaza Wednesday as part of Palestine Solidarity Committee’s Israeli Apartheid Week.

HCFA Building
College

With Unclear Consequences, HCFA’s Year-Long Probation Comes to a Close

Campus Christian group Harvard College Faith and Action’s year-long probationary period came to a close March 9, according to College spokesperson Aaron M. Goldman. The group’s co-presidents say it has now returned to its regular status.

GSAS's Dudley House
Student Groups

Doctoral Students Charge Insufficient Support for Cultural Affinity Groups in Proposal

Leaders of several Graduate School of Arts and Sciences student groups submitted a proposal to administrators in December calling for major changes to the way GSAS and Dudley House support affinity groups.

GSAS
Student Groups

In Mass Email, Harvard Graduate Student Criticizes Lack of Support for Affinity Groups

Graduate School of Arts and Sciences student and Latinx Student Association finance officer Aaron Benavidez alleged GSAS’s Office of Diversity and Minority Affairs has not given LSA sufficient financial support in an email to more than 100 students and administrators Friday.

University Hall
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Almost Half of New Harvard Student Organizations Denied Full Recognition

Newly approved student organizations include the Harvard Undergraduate Symphony Society, the Harvard Open Data Project, and PERIOD at Harvard College, according to Undergraduate Council Vice President Julia M. Huesa ’20.

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