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Joanie D. Timmins

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A Debate on Housing

Starting in 1988, Harvard’s administrators debated a major alteration to the University’s House system. Originally created in the 1920s and later tweaked in the 1960s, the housing system was leading to “preppy ghettos” and racially imbalanced communities by 1988-1989.

Speakers Discuss Sustainable Development and Agriculture in Latin America

Representatives from NGOs working in South America and a Harvard professor spoke about the importance of sustainable agricultural practices within small native communities in South America at the Harvard Graduate School of Education Saturday afternoon.

Former Harvard Professor Cornel West Talks Black Politics

Cornel R. West ’74, American philosopher and former Harvard professor spoke Thursday afternoon in Emerson Hall about black political thought, philosophy, and religion at an event hosted by the Harvard Black Men’s Forum.

Expert Discusses Iraqi Corruption, Climate Change

Zaid Al-Ali, an Iraqi lawyer, spoke about governmental issues in his country, particularly as they related to the environment and the Iraqi constitution.

Members of The Harvard Union of Clerical and Technical Workers gather in front of Massachusetts Hall on Tuesday afternoon. They were celebrating the new contract made with the University, which ended the longest negotiations in the union's history.