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Biden and Khurana

Harvard and the Biden Administration

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.

Capitol Building
College

Three Harvard Political Groups Release Bipartisan Statement Condemning Washington, D.C. Riot

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.

Students Waiting For Election
College

On the Eve of Election Day, Harvard Students Report Anxiety and Anticipation

Dispersed around the globe, Harvard’s majority-liberal student body has been left to grapple with anxiety and apprehension as tomorrow’s election approaches.

Dems Lobbying Day 2018
Student Groups

College Democrats Continue Canvassing Votes in Lead-up to Election Day

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.

Early Voting Starts
Student Groups

As Candidates Drop From Democratic Race, Harvard Support Groups Fizzle Out

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.

Warren and the College Dems
Politics

Harvard College Democrats Form Coalition to Boycott DCCC

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.

Warren and the College Dems
College

Harvard Democrats Divided Over Presidential Primary Candidates

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.

Eric P. Lesser
Harvard College Democrats

Eric P. Lesser

Eric P. Lesser '07 is one of the youngest members of the Massachusetts State Senate.

March for Youth Jobs
Student Jobs

March for Youth Jobs

The March for Youth Jobs took place in downtown Boston Thursday afternoon. The crowd included many high school students from around the area as well as a band and adult supporters.

State House
Student Jobs

State House

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.

Ayanna S. Pressley
Student Jobs

Ayanna S. Pressley

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.

Joy at the IOP Election Watch Party
College

Taking in Midterm Election Results, Harvard Students from Both Parties Claim Victory

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.

Kavanaugh Rally
College

Harvard Students Vow Continued Activism After Kavanaugh's Confirmation to Supreme Court

A number of students expressed frustration and disappointment at Kavanaugh’s confirmation, while several stated the news was a “shock but not a surprise.”

Emerson Hall
College

A Week Before Harvard Admissions Lawsuit Trial, Activists Host Panel Defending Diversity

Around 60 people packed an Emerson Hall lecture room to hear a panel of affirmative action advocates discuss race-conscious admissions in universities Tuesday.

Fighting Sexual Violence in Politics
College

Harvard Democrats Join Forces With Campus Activists to Oppose Kavanaugh

Members of ReproJustice Action and Dialogue Collective and Our Harvard Can Do Better teamed up with the Democrats for a panel discussion and phonebank opposing Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination.

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