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‘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 Printing Office Strike

‘Can’t Survive on 5.5’: The Months-Long Printer Strike in 1974

The Harvard University Printing Office has been shuttered for over 20 years.  But in the spring of 1974, the Office dominated the local news when more than 30 printers went on strike for months.

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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.​​​​​​​

Harvard Law School

Two Harvard Law School Clinics Sign Statement to Protect Campus Speech

Harvard Law School’s International Human Rights Clinic and Human Rights Entrepreneurs Clinic signed onto a joint statement calling on university administrators to protect free speech during the nationwide surge in campus protests, citing several Harvard policies as examples of problematic protest restrictions.

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ACLU Calls on University Presidents to Protect Protests, Free Speech in Open Letter

The ACLU sent a letter to presidents of universities on Friday urging stronger protections on free speech and academic freedom amid a nationwide surge of pro-Palestine demonstrations.

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10 HLS Faculty Members Sign Letter Condemning House Republicans’ Investigation into Rutgers University

Ten Harvard Law School faculty members signed a letter condemning the House Committee on Education and the Workforce for their recent investigation into the Rutgers University Newark Center for Security, Race, and Rights.

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Harvard Law School

Harvard Law Faculty Letter Calls for Protection of Speech From Administrative Action

More than 30 Harvard Law School faculty signed onto a statement affirming their “commitment to protecting student speech” after some HLS student groups have been investigated for hosting gatherings in student spaces.

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Harvard Law School

Interior Sec. Deb Haaland To Speak at Harvard Law School’s 2024 Class Day

U.S. Secretary of the Interior Debra A. Haaland will be Harvard Law School’s 2024 Class Day speaker, the school announced Monday.

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Harvard Law School

HLS Students Targeted by Online Doxxing and Billboard Truck in Harvard Square

Harvard Law School students and several leaders in its student government faced doxxing attacks after the passage of a resolution on Friday calling on the University to divest from “illegal Israeli settlements.”

Harvard Law School
Harvard Law School

2 Members of HLS Student Government Resign After Resolution to Divest From ‘Illegal Israeli Settlements’

Two members of the Harvard Law School Student Government resigned Friday morning after the group passed a resolution calling on the Harvard Management Company to divest from Israel.


Harvard Law School Professors Talk Academic Freedom, Institutional Neutrality at Panel Discussion

Harvard Law School professors Janet E. Halley and Jeannie Suk Gersen discussed the state of academic freedom and institutional neutrality at Harvard in a panel discussion on Tuesday.

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Radcliffe Institute

Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor Named 2024 Radcliffe Medal Recipient

Supreme Court Justice Sonia M. Sotomayor will be awarded the 2024 Radcliffe Medal — the highest honor awarded by the Harvard Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study — in a ceremony on May 24, according to a Thursday press release.

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Central Administration

Interim Harvard Provost John Manning ’82 Says He Will Return to HLS. His Colleagues Aren’t So Sure.

Manning, who was appointed on March 1 as the interim chief academic officer, is now at the center of the Harvard leadership sweepstakes that began after the resignation of Claudine Gay. As Garber’s number two and a finalist in the last search, Manning is a major contender for the presidency, which potentially makes his provostship a brief stay in the waiting room before getting the top job.

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Central Administration

Who is John Manning? Meet Harvard’s New Conservative Interim Provost

Interim Harvard President Alan M. Garber ’76 announced on Friday that Harvard Law School Dean John F. Manning ’82 will serve as the University’s interim provost, elevating one of the school’s most media-shy deans to become the school’s second most powerful administrator.

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Harvard Affiliates Hold Vigil for Victims of 228 Massacre in Taiwan

More than twenty Harvard affiliates gathered in the Science Center Plaza on Saturday evening to honor the victims of the 1947 “228” massacre in Taiwan.