Following a demonstration interrupting The Game, Bacow said in an interview last week that he “respects” the right to protest but opposes activists’ decision to disrupt the game.
Under the agreement, the protesters are required to complete five hours of community service before their Jan. 27 court date in New Haven, Conn. and commit no additional offenses between now and then.
The Cambridge City Council passed a resolution Monday evening in support of Harvard and Yale students arrested during a divestment protest at this weekend’s 136th edition of The Game.
The 136th edition of The Game came to a halt Saturday when hundreds of people stormed the field during halftime, calling on Harvard and Yale to divest their endowments from fossil fuels and Puerto Rican debt.
With 1:28 to play, the Bulldogs recovered an onside kick down only seven points, setting up a game-tying drive. Yale quarterback Kurt Rawlings, the division leader in passing efficiency, touchdowns, yardage, and average yards per game, then led the Bulldogs to an Ivy League championship on Saturday afternoon.
Munching on donuts and facing off on arcade machines, students partook in daily Harvard-Yale Spirit Week events this week in anticipation of the 136th Harvard-Yale Football Game Friday.
Spirit Week kicked off with a Chili Cook-Off in the Science Center Plaza and will close out Friday night with the dance party, “HYsteria,” which is open to all Harvard and Yale undergraduates.
Boston Police will have primary jurisdiction in the areas surrounding Fenway Park, while Harvard Police will be stationed on the University’s campuses during the Game.