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Race

HKS Hosts Anti-Asian Violence Webinar with Southern Poverty Law Center President

Southern Poverty Center President and CEO Margaret Huang and gun control activist Shannon Watts discussed the recent rise in anti-Asian violence and the mass shooting in Atlanta last week at a Wednesday Harvard Kennedy School webinar.

Police at Memorial Hall
City Politics

Cambridge Police to Retire Camouflage Uniforms, Reduce Weapon Inventory

The Cambridge Police Department will reduce its inventory of long guns and less-than-lethal weapons and will retire officers’ camouflage uniforms, the department announced Tuesday.

College

Harvard Rescinds Parkland Student’s Admissions Offer Over Racist 2017 Comments

Harvard College rescinded its offer of admission to Parkland, Fla. school shooting survivor and gun rights activist Kyle Kashuv earlier this month for racist comments he made in high school, according to an announcement he made on Twitter Monday.

Gunshots in Harvard Square
Harvard Square

Gunshots in Harvard Square

Cars drive through the intersection of JFK Street and Eliot Street in Harvard Square, where a gunshot incident occurred early Sunday morning.

Reed Shafer-Ray '18 Fights for Gun Reform
Government

Reed Shafer-Ray '18 Fights for Gun Reform

Reed T. Shafer-Ray '18 has been working for the past year to get two different gun control-related bills into the Massachusetts House.

Reed Shafer-Ray '18 Fights for Gun Reform
Gun Politics

Gun Control Bill Driven by Recent Grad Becomes Massachusetts Law

An “extreme risk protection order” firearms bill inspired by recent Harvard alumnus Reed T. Shafer-Ray ’18 is now Massachusetts law.

Medical School Gun Violence Rally
Harvard Medical School

Medical School Gun Violence Rally

Harvard Medical School students rally against gun violence in front of Gordon Hall.

Scrubs Addressing the Firearm Epidemic
Harvard Medical School

Scrubs Addressing the Firearm Epidemic

Harvard Medical School students take part in a nationwide movement in the medical community to address gun violence.

Walk Out for Gun Control
On Campus

Walk Out for Gun Control

Students gathered on Widener steps Friday morning as part of a national day of school walkouts to mark the 19th anniversary of the Columbine shooting.

Walk Out for Gun Control
College

Harvard Students Sit In for Gun Control

Roughly 100 College affiliates, visiting high schoolers, and Cambridge residents sat on the steps of Widener Library for three hours Friday as part of a nationwide demonstration against gun violence.

Reed Shafer-Ray
Harvard College Democrats

Spurred by Friend's Suicide, Harvard Senior Pushes for Gun Control Legislation

After a childhood friend committed suicide, Reed T. Shafer-Ray ’18 began pushing for twin gun safety bills in the Massachusetts State House that he hopes will save lives.

Harvard Kennedy School
Harvard Kennedy School

Parkland Survivors Advocate for 'Stories Untold' at America Adelante Conference

The Parkland students said they hoped to convey the many voices in the #NeverAgain movement, especially those of students of color.

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Politics

Harvard Students Join 'March for Our Lives' Protest in Boston

Over 100 Harvard students attended Boston’s March for Our Lives protest on Saturday, joining a nationwide movement pushing for stricter gun control.

Ivy League

Across Universities, Students Walk Out in Wake of Parkland Shooting

Students at Stanford, Brown, and Cornell, among other schools, walked out in solidarity with the victims of last month’s Parkland shooting.

Harvard Kennedy School
IOP

Parkland Students to Speak at Harvard

Students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. will come to the IOP to discuss gun reform and student activism in late March.

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