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Harvard College Institutionalizes First-Year Retreat and Experience Program

The College officially institutionalized the pre-orientation program First-Year Retreat and Experience, which aims to orient under-resourced incoming students to life at Harvard, FYRE leadership announced Tuesday.


Harvard International Students Report Visa Delays Under Trump Administration

Some international students at Harvard report confronting additional hurdles in visa processing under Trump administration policies, complicating their efforts to get to campus, study abroad, and work over the summer.

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Harvard Affiliates Rally for Abolish ICE Movement

Roughly 100 Harvard affiliates protested in front of Memorial Church on Thursday night, calling for the abolition of the United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

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Harvard’s Committee Concentrations Stand In Between Departments

Nine of Harvard’s 50 concentrations are committees, which often struggle with limited resources.

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Tommy Lee Jones ’69: The Only Football Player who Acted

Three decades prior to winning the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role in the 1993 film “The Fugitive,” Tommy Lee Jones ’69 took on several roles as a Harvard undergraduate.

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Harvard Palestine Solidarity Committee Hosts Israeli Apartheid Week

The Harvard Palestine Solidarity Committee hosted Israeli Apartheid Week this past week, aiming to raise awareness for Palestinians who “suffer brutal occupation and oppression,” according to the week’s Facebook page.

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Fifth Annual Brazil Conference Brings Hundreds to Boston

More than 900 attendees flocked to the fifth annual Brazil Conference hosted at Harvard and MIT this weekend featuring Vice President of Brazil Hamilton M. Mourão and former Brazilian president Fernando H. Cardoso, among other high-profile speakers.

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Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid William R. Fitzsimmons '67 speaks alongside Jorge Paulo Lemann and Larissa Marahão Rocha '17 at the annual Brazil Conference on Saturday.

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Harvard Women’s Center, Campus Groups Host Women’s Week to ‘Power Through’

The Harvard College Women’s Center hosted its 13th annual Women’s Week, featuring 10 student-led events with the theme “Power Through” throughout last week. The programming covered topics ranging from “Empowering Women in STEM” to the “10th Annual Feminist Coming Out Day.”

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Janet Mock Honored in Harvard's Annual Cultural Rhythms Show

The Harvard Foundation for Intercultural and Race Relations held its annual Cultural Rhythms Show honoring Janet Mock, an acclaimed writer, producer, director, and transgender rights advocate, in Sanders Theater Saturday.

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Harvard Students Lobby for Immigrants at Mass. State House

Eight Harvard students traveled through snowy weather to the Massachusetts State House Monday to participate in the annual Immigrants’ Day lobbying event. Now in its 23rd year, Immigrants’ Day is the “biggest lobbying day of the year” for immigrants, refugees and allies.

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Students Gather for Open Mic Night Featuring Songs, Poems on Migration and Blackness

The event, titled “Issa Open Mic Night,” was organized in the wake of rapper 21 Savage’s U.S. Immigration Customs Enforcement detainment, the impending revocation of Temporary Protected Status for Haitian immigrants, and the conclusion of Black History Month.

Datamatch Results

Thousands Seek Love, Free Food on Valentine’s Day with Datamatch

On Valentine’s Day morning, more than 25,000 students spanning 13 colleges found their email inboxes struck by the arrows of Harvard’s “Digital Cupids” — the 2019 Datamatch team — offering food, friendship, and a chance at true love.

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At "Beloved Streets" Event, Panel Discusses Race and Transformative Justice

Harvard affiliates and community leaders gathered Thursday evening for an event called “Beloved Streets: Race & Justice in America,” which marked the culmination of a winter-term course at Harvard Graduate School of Education of the same name.

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Students Battle Packed Classes and Malfunctioning ‘my.harvard’ with Start of Spring Semester

Throughout the day, students had to contend with overflowing classrooms and the sudden malfunctioning of “my.harvard.”