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Pakistani Protest
House Life

Harvard Pakistani Students Association Raises Funds for Flood Relief

The Harvard College Pakistani Students Association has taken to dining halls and public gathering areas in recent days to raise awareness and funds for flood victims in the wake of devastating natural disasters that have ravaged the country.

Senior Director of the Harvard Foundation Sadé Abraham
Student Groups

Sadé Abraham to Serve as New Senior Director of Harvard Foundation

Sadé Abraham will serve as the new senior director of the Harvard Foundation for Intercultural and Race Relations, the College announced Tuesday.

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Student Life

Harvard Undergraduates Revive Colombian Student Association

Harvard’s Colombian Student Association gathered to share in traditional food and good company last week for the first time since the club’s reestablishment.

Women's Center
Student Groups

Women’s Center Kicks Off Annual Women’s Week, Themed ‘On the Horizon’

The Harvard College Women’s Center kicked off its annual Women’s Week on Tuesday with a presentation entitled “Female Solo Travel” in the first of seven events aimed at recognizing women’s achievements and struggles.

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College

Students Rally in Support of Ethnic Studies, Call on Harvard to Condemn Anti-Asian American Racism

Students called on Harvard to establish an ethnic studies department and condemn racism against Asian Americans during a Tuesday morning rally in Harvard Yard.

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College

Students Don Traditional Palestinian Scarves in Support of Palestine

Students across Harvard’s campus donned keffiyehs, traditional Palestinian scarves, in a show of support to Palestinians in Cambridge and abroad on Thursday.

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HUDS

Harvard Out of Occupied Palestine Protests Sabra Hummus in Harvard Yard

Harvard Out of Occupied Palestine held a rally in Harvard Yard Tuesday to call on the University to stop serving Sabra hummus in its dining halls due to the company’s ties to the Israeli Defense Forces.

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College

'A Really Fun, Festive Time': Students Celebrate Lunar New Year

Observers of the Lunar New Year across Harvard’s campus ushered in the Year of the Tiger yesterday by going on excursions to Chinatown, making traditional desserts, and planning celebration dinners.

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Student Groups

Students Found Tibetan Cultural Association to Celebrate and Educate About Tibetan Culture

A group of students founded the Harvard Undergraduate Tibetan Cultural Association to promote Tibetan culture and awareness this month.

Uyghur culture fest
Student Groups

Human Rights Working Group Hosts Event Calling for Action on Uyghur Crisis

Around 80 Harvard affiliates gathered in the Barker Center for the event, officially titled the Uyghur Culture Fest. The evening included catered Uyghur cuisine, dancing, and calligraphy as well as somber testimonials from those missing family members due to the current crisis.

Uyghur culture fest
Ethnic or Cultural Groups

Uyghur culture fest

Local Uyghur activist Shayida Ali, shared her family's experience at the Uyghur Culture Fest hosted by the Harvard Human Rights Working Group on Monday.

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College

Chief Diversity Officer Reflects on Work with Office for Equity, Diversity Inclusion and Belonging

Harvard’s Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer Sherri A. Charleston reflected on the work of the Office for Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging and her first year in her role in a Thursday interview with The Crimson.

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College

Harvard Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

Latinx organizations and House committees are hosting events on campus including movie nights, dance outings, and food tastings to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month.

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College

After More Than a Year on Zoom, Cultural Groups Cautiously Return to In-Person Programming

Amid Harvard’s revived social scene, cultural groups are exchanging Zoom socials and meetings for in-person gatherings after more than 18 months of creating these spaces virtually.

Harvard Islamic Society
College

Harvard Cultural Groups Lend Support to Afghans Following Taliban Takeover

Amid the crisis in Afghanistan, eight Harvard student cultural groups — including the Harvard Islamic Society, the Society of Arab Students, and the South Asian Association — have come together to raise emergency aid for Afghans who may be displaced and in danger.

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