Harvard College Democrats
The Harvard College Democrats published an open letter to Harvard University Health Services on Sunday asking for increased abortion access for students. HUHS does cover obstetrics and gynecology services for students who opt into the Student Health Insurance Plan, which costs over $4,000 per year. But many students choose to waive SHIP and only pay the $1,300 Student Health Fee, which does not cover gynecological services.
As Joe Biden is inaugurated as the 46th U.S. president Wednesday, a team of Crimson reporters explored how the Biden administration will affect international students, admissions, labor, and everything in between at Harvard. Here's a look at how the Biden administration will reshape the University — and what role Harvard will play in shaping it.
Three Harvard political organizations condemned the riots at the Capitol Building in Washington, D.C. and called on national political leaders to do the same in a joint statement Wednesday evening.
Dispersed around the globe, Harvard’s majority-liberal student body has been left to grapple with anxiety and apprehension as tomorrow’s election approaches.
The Harvard College Democrats have adapted their campaign strategies to pandemic conditions, replacing door-to-door canvassing with phone banking competitions and virtual events as they seek to reach voters before the upcoming election.
In several cases, the leaders of the groups wrote sign-off letters to their supporters via email, echoing the group’s vision one last time and calling for members to stay active in political advocacy.
The Harvard College Democrats formed a coalition with more than 40 other college Democrats chapters across the nation Wednesday to boycott donations to the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee in response to a recent policy change that the college groups argue favors incumbents.
Democrats at Harvard are divided over their early picks for the party’s 2020 primary, which is on track to feature the largest set of Democratic presidential candidates in history.
The march concluded at the Massachusetts State House, where some marchers were planning to spend the afternoon speaking with lawmakers about summer job funding. Members of Harvard's Philips Brooks House Association planned to advocate for full funding of after school and out of school grants and a summer jobs program for at-risk-youth.
U.S. Representative Ayanna S. Pressley (D-Mass.) spoke to the crowd about the importance of youth voices and youth work at the Boston Common Grand Stand during a rally before the March for Youth Jobs. Other speakers included State Representative Liz Miranda, who spoke about her own experiences beginning to work at age thirteen.
On a rainy Tuesday in Cambridge, midterm election races across the United States kept undergraduates and faculty members on the edge of their seats throughout the night.
A number of students expressed frustration and disappointment at Kavanaugh’s confirmation, while several stated the news was a “shock but not a surprise.”
Around 60 people packed an Emerson Hall lecture room to hear a panel of affirmative action advocates discuss race-conscious admissions in universities Tuesday.