Crimson staff writer
‘You Can’t Eat Prestige’: Graduate Students and Teaching Fellows Strike Over Financial Aid Cuts
In March 1973, about 700 members of Harvard’s Graduate Students and Teaching Fellow Union braved four days of sub-zero temperatures to protest the newly introduced Kraus Plan, which ultimately reduced financial aid for graduate students.
After Ramadan’s Conclusion, Harvard Muslim Students Criticize Religious Accommodations Policy
After Ramadan came to a close Friday, many of Harvard’s Muslim students criticized the College’s religious accommodations policy, citing challenges including a lack of adequate prayer facilities, poor accessibility, and insufficient dining options.
Harvard College Social Prescribing Group Launches National Campaign
A group of Harvard College students kicked off a nationwide movement advocating for social prescribing — a practice allowing physicians to prescribe non-medical interventions — in a webinar Monday.
Undergraduates Ramp Up Harvard AI Safety Team Amid Concerns Over Increasingly Powerful AI Models
Undergraduates in the Harvard AI Safety Team have ramped up activity amid heightened public concern over artificial intelligence’s rapid development and lack of regulation.
Linda Sarsour Appearance at Harvard Arab Conference Sparks Hillel, McKinsey Criticism
Consulting firm McKinsey & Company and Harvard Hillel’s executive director criticized the Arab Conference at Harvard’s decision to invite Linda Sarsour, a Palestinian rights activist and an activist for Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions, which advocates for institutions globally to sever ties with Israel.
Harvard Computer Society to Retire Mailing List Offering Due to Aging Infrastructure
The Harvard Computer Society announced in January it will retire its mailing list services — used by student organizations, faculty, and House Committees to communicate with their members for the past 30 years.
‘Better and Stronger’: Harvard Hosts Second Annual Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging Forum
Harvard students and affiliates participated in the University’s second annual Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging Forum last week under the theme “Reckoning and Transformation,” gathering for keynote speakers, mixers, and performances.
Renewed Restrictions on Harvard Branding Guidelines to Affect Some Prominent Clubs
A renewed effort by the Harvard College Dean of Students Office to restrict the use of Harvard branding by student organizations could alter the branding of multiple student groups.
Harvard Affiliates Hold Vigil for Victims of Lunar New Year Weekend Mass Shootings
Harvard students, staff, and faculty gathered on the steps of University Hall Thursday evening for a candlelight vigil to honor the victims — who were predominantly Asian and Asian American — of three shootings in California in the last week.
Vigil at John Harvard Statue
Harvard affiliates gathered in front of University Hall Thursday evening for a vigil to honor the victims of three shootings in California in the last week.