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Alice S. Cheng

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First Black Miss Israel Talks Race, Education

Yityish “Titi” Aynaw, the first black woman to win the Miss Israel beauty pageant, discussed her life and views on perceptions of beauty and race in Israel.

Viola Davis

Viola Davis Discusses Sanctity of Art at Cultural Rhythms

​Viola Davis spoke in front of a sold-out Sanders Theatre audience at the 32nd annual Cultural Rhythms, which this year featured a week-long conversation series.


Working Group Will Formulate Recommendations for Undocumented Students

The working group consists of administrators from other parts of the College—such as the Office of Admissions and Financial Aid—to support both current and prospective undocumented students.


Law School Symposium Grapples With 'Undocumentation'

“Documentation really unlocks people’s access to basic human rights and with those rights, people have access to dignity in their daily lives,” Levitan said.


Act on a Dream Builds Pro-Immigration Wall in Protest of Trump

Members of Harvard College Act on a Dream protested President Donald Trump’s crackdown on undocumented individuals.

Defining Islamophobia
Student Life

Hillel and Islamic Society Host Event Against Islamophobia

​Harvard Hillel and the Harvard Islamic Society hosted a presentation and panel discussion Monday on prejudice and discrimination against Islam or Muslims.

On Campus

‘Black Lives Matter’ Conference Talks Race, Music Studies

Hundreds of attendees from across the United States gathered in Paine Concert Hall Friday and Saturday for “Black Lives Matter: Music, Race, and Justice,” a conference examining the intersection between black culture and race relations.


Students Celebrate Middle Eastern Culture Following Immigration Order

A crowd of Harvard affiliates filled Ticknor lounge Monday to hear performances celebrating Middle Eastern people and cultures following President Donald Trump’s immigration order.

Boston March Against Trump

Some at Harvard Criticize Diversity of Women’s March

Some Harvard students who participated in the Boston’s Women’s March say that the protest could have represented a wider variety of perspectives.

Harvard in the World

More than 40 Harvard Alumni Win Seats in 115th Congress

More than 40 Harvard alumni won seats in Congress Tuesday night as both the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives remained under Republican control.

City Politics

Boston Debuts App and Competition to Promote Safer Driving Habits

Boston city agencies have partnered with local driving analytics company Cambridge Mobile Telematics to launch the “Boston’s Safest Driver” mobile application and competition.

“Engineering and Entrepreneurship: The Internet of Things”

'Internet of Things' Symposium Highlights Use of Urban Data

​Chicago Chief Innovation Officer Brenna Berman highlighted examples of data-driven analytics leading to policy reform at a Friday symposium.