In Short Supply: Women in the Economics Department
Many graduate students and faculty applaud these efforts for adding needed diversity to the department and improving departmental climate, some female department affiliates say it remains a challenge to constitute a minority in their field.
Christina Schlesinger '68: An 'Original Bosslady'
Schlesinger’s art, known for its unapologetic depictions of sexuality with painting collections titled “Dildos” and “Lesbian Sex,” is nothing like what she painted during her time at Radcliffe.
Michael Brown’s Mother Declares Interest In Running For Ferguson City Council
Lezley McSpadden said that a run for office would constitute part of her broader advocacy efforts after the 2014 shooting of her son.
First Generation Student Union Moves Away From ‘First-Gen’ Label
The First Generation Student Union plans to change its name by early fall, following recent board elections that resulted in an almost full turnover of power.
Italian Filmmaker and Weinstein Accuser Asia Argento Discusses Sexual Assault
Harvard affiliates gathered Friday to listen to a talk given by Asia Argento, an Italian filmmaker and one of the first women to accuse film producer Harvey Weinstein of sexual assault.
Harvard Students Rally for Massachusetts Sexual Assault Bills
The rally—organized by the student-led Every Voice Coalition—supported two bills currently in House committees.
Students Release Name, Details of New Summer Program for Under-Resourced Freshmen
This August, freshman will have a new pre-orientation program option—the First-Year Retreat and Experience, or FYRE, developed for “under-resourced students.”
Lin-Manuel Miranda Urges Students Not to Throw Away Their Shot
Actor, composer, and activist Lin-Manuel Miranda took to the stage at the Kennedy School Thursday at the kickoff event for the “America Adelante” conference.
Students Form Support Group for BGLTQ Athletes
Two Harvard students have founded a support group for BGLTQ-identifying student-athletes—dubbed Queer Undergraduate Athletes That Do Sports, or QUADS—which held its first meeting in mid-February.
Admins Updating Q Guide to Add Question About TF, Prof Misbehavior
Administrators are working to update the Q guide so undergraduates can use the platform to report inappropriate behavior by teaching staff.
Annual BGLTQ Conference Centers on Resilience, Intersectionality
The conference—titled “Resilience Through Love and Resistance”—drew students from across the College and Harvard’s graduate schools.
Harvard Foundation Honors Solange as Artist of the Year
The Harvard Foundation for Intercultural and Race Relations awarded Solange Knowles their artist of the year award in front of a sold-out crowd Saturday evening.
Women’s Week Panel Talks Harvard’s Past with Sexual Violence
Panelists explored sexual violence at Harvard at an event Tuesday afternoon co-hosted by Our Harvard Can Do Better and the Radcliffe Union of Students.
'Ex-Gay' Speaker Invited by HCFA Draws Protest
Some students criticized religious group Harvard College Faith and Action for inviting Hill-Perry to campus, calling her homophobic and arguing she condones conversion therapy.
Deans’ Council Meets To Discuss #MeToo In Academia
More broadly, Faust said the council will seek to prioritize addressing sexual assault at the University going forward.
Billionaire Ken Griffin ’89 Breaks with DeSantis on ‘Don’t Say Gay’ Expansion Amid Criticism at GSAS
Jokes That Aren’t Funny: Racism and Harassment in Student Traditions
Michael Smith Returns To Administration As Interim SEAS Dean
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‘Happy Place’ Review: An Ambitious Emily Henry Novel