Harvard was one of 50 colleges and universities nationwide that used the College Board’s Environmental Context Dashboard — sometimes referred to as the “adversity index” — in the 2018-2019 regular admissions cycle.
Admitted students who are Asian American or international citizens have consistently accepted their offers to attend Harvard College at the highest rates, while African American and Hispanic American admitted students accepted their offers at lower rates, according to data from 2018 court documents.
As the University faces a barrage of lawsuits, it must think carefully when choosing who to defend it.
‘We Will Tell Our Stories’: Students of Color Build Coalitions In Face of Threat to Affirmative Action
Outside of the courtroom, students from different affinity groups united to protest publicly and host teach-ins to show their support for affirmative action and diversity at large.
Nearly 83 percent of students admitted to Harvard College’s Class of 2023 accepted their offers, an increase from the Class of 2022, in which 81.7 percent of admitted students accepted their offers, the College announced Thursday.
The Black Men’s Forum honored History and African and African American studies Professor Elizabeth Hinton at its 25th annual Celebration of Black Womxn gala.
Harvard Students 4 TPS called on University President Lawrence S. Bacow to meet the demands of Comité TPS, a local advocacy group. Demonstrators delivered a petition with nearly 600 signatures to President Bacow’s office, although he was not there to receive it in person.
Hundreds of accepted students flooded campus Saturday through Monday for Visitas, the College's annual weekend of programming for admitted students.
Lincoln A. Hart '21 and Michael A. Osei '21 perform at Yardfest.
Roughly fifty students gathered on the steps of Memorial Church Saturday afternoon to demonstrate support for democratic governance in Sudan.
Sudanese students protest in support of democratic governance in Sudan on the steps of Memorial Church on Saturday afternoon. Days before, Omar al-Bashir, the dictator of thirty years, was ousted in a military coup.
On Sunday afternoon, students gathered in Tercentenary Theater for the College Events Board’s annual outdoor music festival Yardfest. The College made a series of changes to the event this year, including moving it from Friday evening to Sunday afternoon and instituting no-guest and no-re-entry policies.
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