Crimson staff writer
Madeleine A. Hung
‘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.
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.
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.
‘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.
‘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.
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.
‘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.
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.
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.
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.