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Walter Isaacson

‘It Was Never a Game Plan’: Walter Isaacson ’74 Looks Back on Storied Career

Walter S. Isaacson ’74 is a people person.

Leverett House Diploma Ceremony

‘Adjust on the Fly’: Harvard Undergrads Receive Diplomas at House Ceremonies Despite Rain and Protest

Whether they chose to participate in a pro-Palestine walkout or remain seated at the University-wide Commencement, undergraduates streamed to their residential Houses Thursday afternoon to officially receive their diplomas.

Senioritis Class of 2024 Feature Graphic

‘Crazy Times’: With Graduation Approaching, Seniors Reflect on Harvard Journey Bookended by Crisis

The Crimson spoke with dozens of seniors about their memories of a Covid-19-hued transition to college and how they reclaimed a vibrant student life amid four years bookended by crisis.

Snapped Railing Outside Larsen Hall

Large Police Response at Harvard Graduate School of Education After 2 People Fall Off Balcony

Two people fell approximately 20 feet after leaning on a railing that gave way outside the Harvard Graduate School of Education’s Larsen Hall, according to Cambridge Police Department spokesperson Robert Goulston.

Stoles at Jewish Affinity Graduation

‘A Sense of Belonging’: Harvard Holds Inaugural Affinity Celebration for Jewish Graduates

More than 100 Harvard affiliates gathered in the Student Organization Center at Hilles Monday evening for an inaugural Jewish graduates affinity ceremony co-hosted by Harvard Hillel and the University.

Nancy Pelosi Comes to Harvard

Alums Disrupt Nancy Pelosi at Harvard Club of San Francisco Event in Pro-Palestine Protest

Pro-Palestinian protesters interrupted former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) as she delivered a keynote speech at the Harvard Club of San Francisco’s 150th anniversary event Monday evening.​​​​​​​

Carrie Griffin Basas Speaks at Disabilities Affinity Ceremony

Harvard Celebrates Second Graduates with Disabilities Affinity Ceremony

Harvard kicked off its affinity graduation celebrations with its second annual celebration of graduates with disabilities in a Monday morning ceremony at the Student Organization Center at Hilles.

Harvard Out of Occupied Palestine March to Garber's House
College Administration

HOOP Warns Harvard of Commencement Disruptions, Denounces Suspensions During Rally at Garber’s House

Harvard Out of Occupied Palestine warned University administrators to prepare for disruptions to Commencement ceremonies during an emergency rally on Sunday.

Harvard Alumni Association Office

Harvard Struggles To Find Class Day Speaker Less Than 2 Weeks Before Ceremony

More than 10 people have declined offers to serve as the keynote speaker for Harvard College’s annual Class Day, leaving the Harvard Alumni Association scrambling to find a speaker with less than two weeks until the ceremony for undergraduate seniors.

Lowell Gate and Harvard Shield

73 Harvard Undergrads Win 2024 Hoopes Prize for Senior Theses

Logan C. Kelly ’24 was in the Winthrop Dining Hall eating lunch with his “oldest friend at Harvard” when he glanced at his phone and saw he had won the Hoopes Prize.

Harvard Undergraduate Association Conference Room

HUA Problem Solving Team Sets July Deadline for Issuing Recommendations in First Meeting

The Harvard Undergraduate Association’s constitutional dispute blocking a College-wide referendum on divestment from Israel will not be resolved until at least July, further complicating the effort to hold an undergraduate vote on divestment.

Harvard Undergraduate Association Conference Room

HUA Problem Solving Team Has Yet to Convene After 2 Weeks

Two weeks after the Harvard Undergraduate Association began the process of forming a problem solving team and indefinitely postponed all student referenda — including the College-wide referendum on divestment from Israel — the team still has not set a time for its first meeting.

HUA John & Shikoh

Cooke and Hirabayashi Failed To Meet Campaign Promises. To Students, It Reflects Broader Issues.

Former Harvard Undergraduate Association Co-Presidents John S. Cooke ’25 and Shikoh M. Hirabayashi ’24 ended their 14-month term last week. But many undergraduate students and some former HUA members said Cooke and Hirabayashi accomplished quite little.

HUA Meeting 3/15/24

At Final Meeting, HUA Co-President Shikoh Hirabayashi Stays Silent About Cooke’s Recall

During the last meeting of his term on Monday, outgoing Harvard Undergraduate Association Co-President Shikoh M. Hirabayashi ’24 thanked everyone who had worked closely with him over the past year to lead the College’s student government.

HUA Divestment Protest

Palestine Solidarity Committee Protests HUA Postponement of Divestment Referendum

Harvard affiliates protested the Harvard Undergraduate Association’s indefinite postponement of a student-wide referendum vote on whether the University should divest from “Israel’s occupation of Palestine” during a rally Friday afternoon.