Ahead of Harvard Commencement, Graduating Students Celebrate Accomplishments with Affinity Ceremonies
Harvard student groups hosted affinity celebrations for graduating students across the University on Monday and Tuesday, bringing together students of shared identity as part of this year’s Commencement festivities.
Wedding Bells Class of 2023
Meet the couples in the Class of 2023 who are married or engaged to be married soon.
What Happened to the Push for a Multicultural Center?
Following the onset of the pandemic, some believe students have stopped asking for a multicultural center, even as activism supporting an ethnic studies department and race-conscious admissions has persisted. Activists are now beginning to revive efforts for cultural centers or a multicultural space, though many have different views on what they would look like.
Hanging Up the Harvard Jersey
Approximately one in four students who played on a varsity sports team in the 2019-20 season left their team before the 2022-23 season. Interviews with nearly a dozen former Harvard athletes suggested that time commitments, battles with injuries, and balancing a beloved sport and the desire for a more well-rounded Harvard experience contributed to decisions to step away.
Harvard College Sees Drop in Honor Council Cases in 2021-22 Following Six-Year High
The Harvard College Honor Council reviewed 100 academic dishonesty cases in the 2021-22 school year, 12 of which resulted in withdrawals, according to a report released this semester.
Harvard College Dean Khurana Defends Decision to Charge Students for Commencement Housing
Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana defended the College’s decision to begin charging students for Commencement housing in an interview Friday.
Naked and Afraid of Finals: Students Let Out Stress by Streaking Through Harvard Yard
Washing away their finals-induced stress, undergraduates stripped, screamed, and sprinted through a rainy Harvard Yard for this semester’s installment of Primal Scream.
Harvard Charges Student Groups Up to Thousands for Commencement Housing, Sparking Outcry
Harvard is set to charge student groups requesting Commencement housing from Harvard up to thousands of dollars in a marked shift from previous policy, which allowed student groups to stay for free.
Harvard Undergrads Launch Petition for Increased Access to Gender-Inclusive Bathrooms in Campus Buildings
The Harvard Undergraduate Queer Advocates launched a petition requesting increased access to gender-inclusive restrooms in major academic and residential buildings on campus in early April.
Harvard Undergraduate Association Allocates Additional $10,500 to Senior Week to Fully Subsidize Some Tickets
The Harvard Undergraduate Association voted to allocate an additional $10,500 to Senior Week from the Finance Team budget and to reserve funds for future years of the Summer Storage program at a meeting Monday night.
Harvard IOP Director’s Internship Stipend Will Increase to $6,000 Following Student Criticisms
After criticisms and concerns over funding, the Harvard Kennedy School’s Institute of Politics will increase its competitive Director’s Internship program stipend to $6,000 for this summer, according to a Tuesday morning email.
After Ramadan’s Conclusion, Harvard Muslim Students Criticize Religious Accommodations Policy
After Ramadan came to a close Friday, many of Harvard’s Muslim students criticized the College’s religious accommodations policy, citing challenges including a lack of adequate prayer facilities, poor accessibility, and insufficient dining options.
Despite ‘Gloomy’ Weather, Harvard College Admits Enjoy Visitas 2023
Newly admitted students did not let rain showers dampen their spirits for Harvard College’s Visitas weekend.
Campus Groups Host Harvard’s First-Ever ‘Intersectional Earth Week’
More than a dozen campus groups came together last week to hold Harvard’s first-ever “Intersectional Earth Week,” which featured a series of events focusing on the relationships between climate change and identity.
Harvard Dean of Students Office Weighing Proposal to Temporarily Freeze Creation of New Clubs
Harvard College’s Dean of Students Office has proposed a temporary pause on the creation of new student organizations, citing limited resources to accommodate the needs of existing clubs.
Harvard College Dean Khurana Affirms Importance of Free Idea Exchange
Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana reiterated his commitment to free academic exchange in an interview Tuesday.
In Photos: Yardfest 2023
Students flocked to Tercentenary Theatre on Sunday afternoon to watch performances from student groups, Coco & Breezy, and headliner Jeremih at Yardfest, the College’s annual spring concert for undergraduates.
‘Jere-mid’: Yardfest Headliner Jeremih Draws Mixed Reviews After Concert in Tercentenary Theatre
Hundreds of students flocked to Tercentenary Theatre on a cloudy Sunday afternoon for Yardfest, the College’s annual spring concert for undergraduates.
Harvard Junior Travis Allen Johnson ’24 Named 2023 Truman Scholar
Harvard junior Travis Allen Johnson ’24 was awarded the Harry S. Truman Scholarship, an award dedicated to inspiring and supporting Americans from diverse backgrounds to public service, according to a Wednesday press release.
For Two Years, Harvard ‘Intellectual Vitality Committee’ Has Quietly Discussed Campus Culture
A group of Harvard undergraduates, faculty, and alumni have been quietly meeting over the past two years to examine what they see as a lack of free idea exchange at the College.
As Harvard College Puts the Brakes on Scooter Use, Undergrads Feel Kicked to the Curb
As Harvard College doubles down on its restrictions for the usage of bicycles, scooters, and other micromobility devices, some undergraduates are frustrated with security and convenience challenges brought on by the policy.
Harvard Freshman Ben Langman ’26 Competes on ‘Wheel of Fortune’ College Week
Late one night during last semester’s reading period, Benjamin D. Langman ’26 was scrolling TikTok when he came across an advertisement to apply to be a contestant on the popular game show “Wheel of Fortune.”
‘A Very Communal Time’: Muslim Harvard Students Gather for Ramadan Celebrations Across Campus
At Harvard, Muslim students, faculty, and other affiliates are coming together to break the fast at school-sponsored meals at the Student Organization Center at Hilles and student-planned events at undergraduate houses around campus.
Jeremih to Headline Harvard Yardfest 2023
Hip hop and R&B singer, songwriter, and producer Jeremih will headline Yardfest 2023, one of the College’s annual outdoor music events, the Harvard College Events Board announced on its Instagram Friday.