Student Life

Dean Khurana

‘An Uncomfortable Truth’: Khurana Reflects on Landmark Legacy of Slavery Report

Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana lauded the importance of the University’s landmark Legacy of Slavery report in a Thursday interview.

Priya Parkash Duke Commencement Address
Student Life

Duke Senior’s Commencement Speech Appears to Plagiarize 2014 Address by Harvard Student

Duke University’s 2022 undergraduate commencement speaker, Priya Parkash, appears to have plagiarized a 2014 student commencement address at Harvard given by Sarah F. Abushaar ’14.


Harvard College to Combine Four Offices Into New Office of Student Services

Harvard College will combine four existing offices into a new Office of Student Services beginning July 1, Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana announced in a Tuesday email to Harvard affiliates.

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Students Hold Dueling Abortion Rallies Following Leaked Draft Opinion on Roe

Harvard students staged a series of rallies about abortion this week in response to a report that the Supreme Court is on the brink of striking down the landmark Roe v. Wade decision.

Primal Scream
Student Life

At Stroke of Midnight, Students Strip and Streak in Spring Primal Scream

At the stroke of midnight Wednesday, more than a hundred Harvard students shed their clothes and inhibitions to take a naked lap around Harvard Yard.

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Student Groups

GSAS Student Council Fills Four of Six Top Posts as Unopposed Candidate is Turned Away

Harvard Graduate School of Arts and Sciences Student Council members voted to fill four of six chair positions at their monthly meeting Wednesday night.

LyLena D. Estabine ’24 and Travis Allen Johnson ’24

Estabine and Johnson Elected as First Co-Presidents of the Harvard Undergraduate Association

LyLena D. Estabine ’24 and Travis Allen Johnson ’24 will serve as the first co-presidents of the newly-formed Harvard Undergraduate Association, the body’s election commission announced Saturday.

Harvard College Women's Center

Women’s Leadership Award Celebrates 25th Anniversary, Honoring Three Harvard Seniors

The Harvard College Women’s Center celebrated the 25th anniversary of its Women’s Leadership Awards, expanding the number of recipients from one to three graduating seniors.

Student Life

‘The Deciding Factor’: Admitted Students Swarm Campus for First In-Person Visitas Since 2019

Prospective freshmen clad in Harvard merch and red lanyards swarmed campus this weekend for the College’s first in-person Visitas since 2019.

Visitas Is Back

In-Person Visitas Set to Return After Two-Year Hiatus

After welcoming the past two undergraduate classes to Harvard virtually, the College will greet admitted students in the Class of 2026 during the first in-person Visitas weekend since 2019.

University Hall

With Double Concentrations Approved, Some Students Reconsidering Plans of Study

Earlier this month, Harvard’s Faculty of Arts and Sciences overwhelmingly approved a proposal allowing College undergraduates to pursue double concentrations starting next fall.

Working Group Reax

Harvard Proposed a New Definition of Consent. Some Advocates Say its Wording is Flawed.

When Harvard released a set of proposed changes to its sexual harassment, non-discrimination, and anti-bullying policies two weeks ago, a new definition of consent was one of the key changes. While some student advocates welcomed the proposal as a step in the right direction, others have taken issue with its wording.

Harvard Yard Bricks

‘If These Bricks Could Speak’: Harvard Yard Art Installation Displays Student-Carved Bricks

Throughout the month of April, student-carved bricks will sit in Harvard Yard as part of an art installation aiming to represent the role students play in shaping the University,

Visual Arts

Harvard Students Honor Asian Culture in Rewrite of Racist Operetta

Throughout the last weekend of March, students from the Harvard-Radcliffe Gilbert and Sullivan Players transported audiences to London in the year 3070 through their musical “The Milk Made.”

Harvard's Freshman Dorms

With Uptick in Advisees, Some of Harvard’s Freshman Proctors Report Burnout and Tension with Administrators

The large size of Harvard College's freshman class this year has augmented proctors' workloads, which some say has created burnout and worsened the quality of freshman advising.