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Simone C. Chu

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Harvard College Open Campus Initiative
On Campus

Open Campus Initiative Hosts Lindsay Shepherd, Talks Free Speech

The public event was held by the Harvard College Open Campus Initiative, a student-run free speech advocacy organization.


Palestine Solidarity Committee Joins Boston Protest for Imprisoned Teen

​Student activists from the Harvard College Palestine Solidarity Committee protested the treatment of 17-year-old Palestinian Ahed Tamimi.

Datamatch Destination
House Life

Thousands Search for Love Using Datamatch

Thousands of students at Harvard, Brown, Columbia, and Wellesley started Valentine's Day morning with a pink-accented inbox message from Datamatch.


South Asian Student Groups Discuss #MeToo and Aziz Ansari

Undergraduate South Asian student organizations gathered to discuss the #MeToo movement, sexual harassment, and entertainment on Thursday evening.

#MeToo Action Meeting
Student Life

Professors, Legal Experts Call for Nuance in #MeToo Debate

Students, professors, and legal experts discussed the direction the nation should take following the national spotlight on the #MeToo movement at a Tuesday evening panel.


Datamatch Spreads the Love Bug to Brown, Columbia, Wellesley

Datamatch, Harvard's popular student-created matchmaking algorithm, is spreading for the first time to Brown, Columbia, and Wellesley.

Durbin and DACA
Student Groups

Durbin Speech Met With Protest at Kennedy School

Around 100 students from across the University spent Thursday evening marching up and down in front of the Kennedy School to protest Senator Durbin's visit.

Stop Deportations

Students Phone Bank for Safe Communities Act

The Safe Communities Act is a piece of Massachusetts legislation that aims to offer more legal protections for immigrants in the commonwealth.

2018 Public Interested Conference

At Conference, Students Consider Public Service Careers

Attendee Mo Kim ’18 said he enjoyed hearing from alumni involved in public service how “they found themselves on the path that they’re on right now."


After Trump, Some Undergraduates Reassess Government Career Plans

After a controversial political year and this week's government shutdown, several undergraduates said they are rethinking their interest in pursuing government careers.

Women's March 2018

Protesters Flood Cambridge Common for Women's March

Cambridge Common flooded on Saturday with men and women clad in pink hats as part of a nation-wide weekend of Women’s Marches.

Zhang & Boucher
Undergraduate Council

Catherine L. Zhang ’19 and Nicholas D. Boucher ’19

Armed with a list of 39 policy proposals, Zhang and Boucher say they’re ready to run the Undergraduate Council together.


Seniors Attend Public Service Recruitment Day

College seniors interested in pursuing public sector careers had their chance to network with potential employers last week.

Ron Benjamin

Ron Benjamin

Affordable housing, the preservation of Cambridge’s historical architecture, and voting rights for legal immigrants in local elections feature prominently in Ronald Benjamin’s platform.


Documentary on Harvard-Cuba Teacher Exchange Premieres

A documentary detailing Harvard's role in unprecedented cultural exchange between Cuba and the United States made its premiere at the Tsai Auditorium Monday evening.