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Madeleine A. Hung

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Harvard Students Launch Fundraisers for Morocco Earthquake Relief

Harvard students and affiliates raised more than $19,000 in donations through fundraisers for disaster relief following a deadly earthquake that hit Morocco last Friday.

Senior Director of the Harvard Foundation Sadé Abraham
Student Groups

Harvard Foundation Senior Director Sadé Abraham Departs Harvard for MIT

Sadé Abraham — senior director of the Harvard Foundation for Intercultural and Race Relations — is departing Harvard and will become MIT’s inaugural associate dean of advising and student belonging, the College announced last week.

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‘I Had to Prevail’: Wall Street Exec Ray McGuire ’79 Talks Resilience at Harvard Business School Class Day

Harvard Business School graduating students, affiliates, and families gathered on Baker Lawn Wednesday for the school’s class day ceremony, which featured an address from Wall Street executive Raymond J. McGuire ’79.

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Student Life

Ahead of Harvard Commencement, Graduating Students Celebrate Accomplishments with Affinity Ceremonies

Harvard student groups hosted affinity celebrations for graduating students across the University on Monday and Tuesday, bringing together students of shared identity as part of this year’s Commencement festivities.

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What Happened to the Push for a Multicultural Center?

Following the onset of the pandemic, some believe students have stopped asking for a multicultural center, even as activism supporting an ethnic studies department and race-conscious admissions has persisted. Activists are now beginning to revive efforts for cultural centers or a multicultural space, though many have different views on what they would look like.

Ethnic Studies Rally

‘We Want More’: Harvard Campus Groups Continue Advocacy With Inaugural ‘Ethnic Studies Week’

Harvard students, faculty, and alumni gathered to learn about advocacy for ethnic studies during a series of events held last week.

Holi 2023

‘Colorful,’ ‘Vibrant’: Harvard Students and Affiliates Celebrate Holi

Harvard students and affiliates chased each other around the Quad Lawn while throwing colored powder and spraying water guns on Sunday afternoon to celebrate Holi, the Hindu Festival of Colors.

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Harvard to Offer Tagalog Language Course for First Time in University History

Harvard University’s Department of South Asian Studies will hire a preceptor to teach Tagalog, marking the first time the University will offer courses in the language.

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House Life

‘A Celebration of Black Harvard’: Undergraduates Partake in Black History Month Events

Throughout February, Harvard students are commemorating Black History Month with celebrations put on by undergraduate houses and affinity groups.

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Harvard Students Circulate Petition Calling for Denaming of Winthrop House, Named After Slaveowners

Almost a year after Harvard released a landmark report detailing the University’s ties to slavery, student activists are calling for the denaming of Winthrop House.

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Nasher and Kelly Pledge to Bolster Student Funding and Advocacy at HUA

Laila A. Nasher ’25 and Ethan C. Kelly ’25 have been friends since freshman year. Now, they’re joining heads in a campaign to lead the Harvard Undergraduate Association.

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Student Groups

Campus Affinity Groups Raise More Than $30,000 for Turkey-Syria Earthquake Relief

Following the Feb. 6 earthquakes across Turkey and Syria, members of the Harvard College Turkish Student Association and Harvard Society of Arab Students organized fundraisers to donate money to victims, amassing more than $30,000 since Monday.

Spring Gala

Spring Gala

The Harvard Chinese Students and Scholars Association hosted a spring festival gala that showcased performers from Harvard and other colleges, with performances ranging from folk music to hip hop. Students celebrate the Lunar Year and the coming of spring.

Spring Gala
Student Groups

Ivy League Spring Festival Gala Returns to Harvard After Four Years

Hundreds gathered in Sanders Theatre Sunday for the first in-person Ivy League Spring Festival Gala since 2019. The gala is an annual celebration of Lunar New Year hosted by the Harvard Chinese Students and Scholars Association.

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Student Groups

‘A Little Bit Like Being at Home’: Harvard Student Groups Celebrate Lunar New Year on Campus

Ushering in the Year of the Rabbit, student groups across campus celebrated Lunar New Year with plans of banquets and dinners in the near future.