‘A Wake-up Call’: 1,000 Backpacks Across Harvard Yard Bring Attention to Undergraduates Lost to Suicide
The backpack exhibit, entitled “Send Silence Packing,” put an under-addressed issue on glaring display for everyone wandering through the Yard: mental health is a struggle on college campuses, including Harvard’s.
Mia Mingus, an anti-violence and disability justice advocate, received the Phillips Brooks House Association’s Robert Coles “Call of Service” Award on Friday.
After a controversial election last spring, the Harvard Extension Student Association is redrafting the board’s constitution and bylaws to establish transparency around its election process and prevent further contention.
Tickets sold out to the Nigerian Students Association’s 12th annual Nigerian Independence Day Gala last Saturday, hosted in Northwest Labs.
The Undergraduate Council passed legislation to establish a social inclusion grant for College students, propose that faculty review Harvard’s guidelines on free speech, and to fund a late-night transportation program at a meeting on Sunday evening.
Harvard Graduate Council Discusses Objectives, University-Wide Collaborations During First Meeting of Academic Year
The Harvard Graduate Council held its first public meeting of the academic year Monday to outline its priorities for the upcoming semester.
The 40th Harvard College Undergraduate Council convened for the first time Sunday to pass legislation to establish a new Select Committee on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, fund a partnership with BlueBikes, and reintroduce its book fund.
Harvard College students voted overwhelmingly in favor of a referendum on shopping week and elected 48 students to the Undergraduate Council with high voter turnout, the UC Election Commission announced Friday afternoon.
Amid Harvard’s revived social scene, cultural groups are exchanging Zoom socials and meetings for in-person gatherings after more than 18 months of creating these spaces virtually.
Musicians at Harvard, who returned to in-person classes, rehearsals, and performances this month following a long hiatus, are encountering new challenges complying with the University’s Covid-19 guidelines.
Twenty years after the attacks of Sept. 11, Harvard affiliates recall what campus was like following the news of the attacks on the World Trade Center, the U.S. Pentagon and the hijacking of four planes.
The six resident fellows — including former U.S. Representative William M. “Mac” Thornberry (R-Texas) and former Speaker of the Maine House of Representatives Sarah I. Gideon — discussed issues such as partisanship in politics and civic engagement.
The Harvard Visitor Center will continue to suspend official in-person tours due to ongoing concerns about Covid-19, though in-person classes have resumed.
Performing arts groups are reimagining ways to safely perform during the pandemic and attract audiences who have not attended in-person student performances in 18 months.
This third installment of The Crimson’s four-part survey of the Class of 2025 examines their beliefs on politics, religion, and Harvard issues, as well as aspects of their lifestyle, such as sex, drugs, mental health counseling, and technology.
Roughly 80 student protestors with Divest Harvard — a student organization calling for the University to sell its investments in the fossil fuel industry — staged a “visual waterline” outside University Hall to represent the rally’s focus on rising sea levels.
EMPOWER, a Harvard Medical School-based initiative’s digital mental health care training platform, bolstered systems of psychosocial care in both the U.S. and India during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Crimson Jam — an annual concert and block party organized by the College Events Board — would have featured performances in Harvard Yard Friday night by student bands and headliner B.o.B.
Harvard Student Agencies is set to acquire Trademark Tours, the agency known for its flagship “Hahvahd” campus tour, according to a press release Wednesday.