College Life

Andrew Crespo Latinx Affinity Graduation

‘Connection You Can Cling To’: Harvard Celebrates Latinx Graduates at Affinity Event

Harvard Law School Professor Andrew M. Crespo ’05, the first tenured Latino faculty member at HLS, urged graduates to remember the contributions of their families during a Latinx affinity graduation celebration Tuesday morning.

Dean Khurana Speaks at Harvard College Class Day 2024

‘Unconventional’ Harvard 2024 Class Day Speakers Promote Optimism, Kindness

Thousands of Harvard College graduates and their families flocked to Harvard Yard to celebrate Class Day 2024 on Wednesday.

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.

Pritzker Truck in Harvard Square

Live Updates: Harvard’s Class Days

The Harvard Corporation rejected an effort from the Faculty of Arts and Sciences to confer degrees on 13 seniors who were suspended or placed on probation for their involvement in the pro-Palestine encampment of Harvard Yard amid the University’s Class Day celebrations.

Auds Hope Jenkins AAPI Affinity Ceremony

‘Really Powerful’: Harvard Hosts Third Annual AAPI Graduation Ceremony

Harvard held an affinity celebration for Asian-American, Pacific Islander, and Desi American graduating students on Monday that honored APIDA graduates and featured speeches which discussed APIDA issues and referenced pro-Palestine protests at Harvard and the ongoing war in Gaza.

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.

Rosa Martinez FGLI Affinity Ceremony

‘Aspiration of Future Generations’: Harvard Celebrates First-Generation, Low-Income Graduates at Affinity Event

Harvard celebrated first-generation, low-income students in the graduating Class of 2024 at an affinity group event held Monday afternoon.

Protesters Pack Up Encampment

Harvard Out of Occupied Palestine Ends Harvard Yard Encampment

Harvard Out of Occupied Palestine announced early Tuesday morning that it would peacefully end the encampment in Harvard Yard, bringing an anticlimactic end to Harvard’s most high-profile pro-Palestine protest this year and paving the way for Commencement to proceed as planned.​​​​​​​

Harvard Yard Encampment Packs Up Morning of May 14
Central Administration

Garber Says He Will Encourage Involuntary Leave Reinstatement as Harvard Yard Encampment Ends

Twenty-one days after the pro-Palestine occupation of Harvard Yard began, interim Harvard President Alan M. Garber ’76 was able to do what presidents at more than 60 other universities could not: end the demonstration without the police or major concessions to the protesters.

Science Center Rally Rafah

200 Pro-Palestine Protesters Rally For Rafah, Stage Sit-in on Peabody Street

More than 200 pro-Palestine demonstrators rallied against Israel’s offensive in Rafah and condemned the repression of student activism at a heavily policed Saturday afternoon march from the Science Center Plaza through Harvard Square.

The Harvard Crimson Building
Student Groups

The Harvard Crimson Raises More Than $15 Million in Historic Capital Campaign

The Harvard Crimson raised more than $15 million through a capital campaign commemorating the campus newspaper’s 150th anniversary, Crimson President J. Sellers Hill ’25 announced in an email to alumni on Monday.

HOOP Rally Down Church Street

Protesters Won’t Say if Harvard Encampment Will Continue as Garber Threatens Major Disciplinary Action

Harvard Out of Occupied Palestine — the unrecognized student group organizing the Harvard Yard encampment — did not say whether the occupation will continue during a press conference Monday evening.​​​​​​​


Nguyen Says HUHS Prioritizing Accessibility to Mental Health Services, Declines to Comment on Luke Tang Trial

Harvard University Health Services Director Giang T. Nguyen said in a Thursday interview that HUHS is prioritizing accessibility to mental health services, currently offering same-day availability for initial consultations.

Encampment Barriers

Harvard To Install 3-Foot Barriers During Freshmen Move Out as Yard Remains Occupied

Harvard Campus Services will install three-foot orange barriers in certain locations around the pro-Palestine encampment in Harvard Yard as part of a plan to ensure safety during freshmen move out.

Encampment Day 8 Rally

Pro-Palestine Protesters Rally for Rafah, in Support of Arrested Columbia Demonstrators

More than 200 pro-Palestine demonstrators protested in solidarity with demonstrators at Columbia University at a Wednesday afternoon rally at the Harvard Yard encampment.