Student Life

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 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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