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Alexandra A. Chaidez

Staff writer Alexandra A. Chaidez can be reached at alexandra.chaidez@thecrimson.com. Follow her on Twitter @a_achaidez.

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Shitty GSD Men
Graduate School of Design

Female Faculty at GSD Sign Statement Against Sexual, Racial Misconduct

Design School Executive Dean Patricia Roberts first sent the statement by female faculty to GSD students, faculty, and staff on April 23.

HKS Diversity Pledge
Harvard Kennedy School

HKS Diversity Pledge

"A poster in a hallway at the Kennedy School displaying signatories of a faculty pledge to take part in efforts to increase diversity and inclusion at the school."

Primal Scream
College

Skyclad Students Streak into Spring

More than a hundred naked undergraduates celebrated their last night of freedom before finals by running a lap around the Yard as part of the semesterly tradition.

HKS Diversity Pledge
Race

Students Solicit Faculty Support for HKS Diversity Pledge

The pledge, written by Kennedy School students, calls upon faculty members to endorse “all kinds” of diversity at “all levels” of the school.

Africa’s Developmental Agenda
IOP

Former African Leaders Discuss Development at Harvard Kennedy School

The former leaders of Nigeria, Tanzania, and Cape Verde spoke about effective leadership and development in Africa at a forum hosted at the Harvard Kennedy School.

Harvard Kennedy School
Harvard Kennedy School

HKS Launches Fellowship for Palestinian Students

The Rawabi Fellowship for Leaders from Palestine is a new “merit-based, competitive” program for Kennedy School students who identify as Palestinian, targeted specifically at those with financial need.

Harvard Kennedy School
Harvard Kennedy School

Two Female Lecturers to Leave Kennedy School

Their departures comes amid increased scrutiny of the school’s faculty diversity, and a year after the departure of three prominent female administrators of color.

Discussion with Chiefs
Politics

At Kennedy School, Police Chiefs Discuss Use of Force, Harvard Student’s Arrest

Three police chiefs from Detroit, San Francisco, and Minneapolis visited the Kennedy School Thursday to field questions about the realities of modern day policing.

Diversity Dean Chapman
Race

HKS Students, Profs Raise Concerns to New Diversity Dean

The newly hired Kennedy School Associate Dean of Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging hosted a town hall in which affiliates expressed concerns about HKS's lack of diversity.

Chris Christie
IOP

Former Governor Chris Christie Visits Harvard to Discuss Opioid Epidemic

Former New Jersey Governor Chris Christie visited the Institute of Politics Tuesday for a conversation about policy responses to the opioid crisis in America.

Harvard Kennedy School
Race

HKS Students Discuss Diversity at New Admits Day

Students who organized, designed, and handed out the sheets said they wanted to educate new students about the work they said still needs to be done.

IOP
IOP

Reince Priebus to Join IOP as Visiting Fellow

Priebus, who also served as the former chairman of the Republican National Committee, will be on campus starting April 23 until April 25.

Shitty GSD Men
Visual Arts

After ‘Shitty Architecture Men,’ GSD Students Hang Banners Against Misconduct

​Design School students hung banners denouncing sexual misconduct in the school’s main workspace last week after the circulation of a spreadsheet accusing affiliates of misconduct.

Gund Hall
Graduate School of Design

Design School To Hire Diversity Admin Following Misconduct Allegations

The Design School has “made plans” to hire a diversity and inclusion officer following allegations of sexual misconduct against more than a dozen school affiliates.

Sean Spicer
IOP

Sean Spicer to Visit Harvard for Off-Record Study Group

Trump’s former press secretary Sean Spicer will visit the Institute of Politics Thursday to participate in an off-the-record study group with fellow Scott Jennings.

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