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Sunset Over Harvard Yard Encampment on May 7
College

Harvard Reverses Decision to Suspend 5 Pro-Palestine Protesters Following Faculty Council Appeal

The Harvard College Administrative Board reversed its decision to suspend five students for their participation in the pro-Palestine encampment after the Faculty Council weighed in on the disciplinary cases.

Democracy Center Protest 07/03
Cambridge

Democracy Center Protesters Stage ‘Emergency Rally’ with Pro-Palestine Activists Amid Occupation

More than 60 activists protested outside of the Democracy Center Wednesday in an “emergency rally” to prevent what they called an “expected police raid” as an occupation of the building continued into its third day.

Congress Photo
Central Administration

House Committee on China to Probe Harvard’s Handling of Anti-CCP Protest at HKS

The House Select Committee on the Chinese Communist Party launched a probe on Monday into Harvard's handling of an anti-CCP protest during a speech by Chinese Ambassador to the United States Xie Feng at the Harvard Kennedy School in April.

Democracy Center Occupation
Cambridge

Protesters Stage Occupation of Democracy Center to Oppose Indefinite Closure

Roughly 30 people began an occupation of the Democracy Center on Monday, the latest and most drastic attempt by activists to stop the Foundation for Civil Leadership, the center’s financial supporter, from closing the center for renovations.

Elbit Systems Protest
Cambridge

Protesters Rally Outside Home of Intercontinental Real Estate CEO Peter Palandjian ’87

Pro-Palestine protesters rallied outside the home of Intercontinental Real Estate CEO Peter Palandjian ’87 to denounce his company’s leasing agreement with Elbit Systems of America.

Interim President Garber Sits on Stage During Baccalaureate
Central Administration

Harvard President Garber Visits Club of Madrid, Faces More Animal Rights Activists

A group of roughly 10 animal rights activists protested interim Harvard President Alan M. Garber outside a Harvard Club of Spain event in Madrid.

Protesters Pack Up Encampment
FAS Administration

Harvard Places 10 Graduate Students on Probation for Encampment Participation

The Harvard Graduate School of Arts and Sciences placed 10 graduate students on probation for participating in the pro-Palestine encampment earlier this year.

Democracy Center
City Politics

‘This Is What Democracy Looks Like’: Democracy Center Affiliates Rally to Protest Closing

Nearly 100 organizers, affiliates, and Cambridge residents gathered on Mount Auburn St. Sunday afternoon to protest the July 1 closing of the Democracy Center, a meeting place for activists and nonprofit organizations.

Harvard Yard Closed to Public
College

Harvard Yard Reopened to the Public for First Time in 6 Weeks

Harvard Yard reopened Wednesday for the first time in six weeks since it was first closed to the public in April for a pro-Palestine encampment that occupied the campus for 20 days.

Garber Attacked With Gold Glitter
Crime

Animal Rights Protester Charged with Three Felonies After Glitter Attack on Garber

The animal rights activist who dumped glitter on interim Harvard President Alan M. Garber ’76 during Alumni Day, pleaded not guilty to three counts of felony criminal charges on Monday.

Sun Rises Over Harvard Yard Encampment Thursday Morning
College

Mass. ACLU Requests Transparency for Encampment Protesters in Letter to Harvard Admin

The Massachusetts ACLU demanded “more transparency and clarity” from top Harvard administrators after the University withheld degrees from 13 seniors over their participation in the pro-Palestine encampment.

Garber Attacked With Gold Glitter
Central Administration

Animal Rights Protester Dumps Glitter on Harvard President Alan Garber Before Alumni Day Speech

An animal rights protester dumped a tube of gold glitter on interim Harvard President Alan M. Garber ’76 as he prepared to address attendees at Harvard Alumni Day.

Angola Protest
Endowment

As Protests Raged, Harvard Founded Its Own Management Company

In the fall of 1973, Harvard’s treasurer decided the University should control its own purse strings.

Peoples Commencement 2024
Student Groups

Church Says It Did Not Authorize ‘People’s Commencement’ Protest After Harvard Graduation Walkout

The leadership of Harvard-Epworth Church said they were angered and dismayed that the church became the site of a large-scale pro-Palestine protest.

Peoples Commencement 2024
Commencement

HOOP Hosts ‘People’s Commencement’ to Honor 13 Harvard Seniors Denied Degrees

Harvard Out of Occupied Palestine hosted an mock graduation ceremony to honor the 13 seniors whose degrees were withheld for their involvement in the encampment.

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