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Monique I. Vobecky

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Stars On Ice Review: Figure Skating Experts Dazzle in Boston

With a mix of both individual, pair, and group performances, the show was a theatrical spectacle of bright lights, mash-ups of hit songs, and mystifying on-ice stunts.


Where Harvard’s Legacy of Slavery Lives Today

Here are the houses, dormitories, professorships, streets, and towns that memorialize Harvard affiliates responsible for enslaving people and promoting racial discrimination.

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Here are Five Key Findings From Harvard’s Long-Awaited Report on its Ties to Slavery

Harvard University released a landmark report on Tuesday that detailed the school’s extensive ties to slavery. Here are five key takeaways from the long-awaited report.

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Creative Writing Collective Organizes South Asian Poetry Series

From the end of March through last week, the Harvard Creative Writing Collective held a series of poetry readings hosted by South Asian authors.

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The Rationale Behind the Modern Obsession with Period Dramas

What’s not to love about period dramas?

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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.”

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Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer Sherri Charleston Defends Harvard’s Race-Conscious Admissions Policies

With the Supreme Court set to hear a high-stakes lawsuit challenging Harvard’s race-conscious admissions policies, Sherri A. Charleston, Harvard’s first Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer, defended the University’s practices and commitment to diversity in an interview last Wednesday.

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Student Life

Harvard Undergraduates Revive Colombian Student Association

Harvard’s Colombian Student Association gathered to share in traditional food and good company last week for the first time since the club’s reestablishment.

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‘The Batman’ Review: Good, Not Great, Take on Renowned DC Hero

Reeves, by successfully introducing a compelling new face to the Batman franchise, adds new life to this classic hero.

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‘Uncharted’ Review: Stale, Predictable Take on Beloved Video Game

With intrigue, adventure, and an eye-drawing cast list, Ruben Fleischer’s “Uncharted” takes on the task of bringing a popular video game to the big screen — and the result is disappointing.

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Students Rally in Support of Ethnic Studies, Call on Harvard to Condemn Anti-Asian American Racism

Students called on Harvard to establish an ethnic studies department and condemn racism against Asian Americans during a Tuesday morning rally in Harvard Yard.

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Students Don Traditional Palestinian Scarves in Support of Palestine

Students across Harvard’s campus donned keffiyehs, traditional Palestinian scarves, in a show of support to Palestinians in Cambridge and abroad on Thursday.

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Black Alumni Pen Letter Supporting Ketanji Brown Jackson ’92 as Next SCOTUS Pick

More than 170 Black Harvard alumni submitted a letter to the White House in support of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson ’92 to be nominated as the next Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States.

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Harvard Out of Occupied Palestine Protests Sabra Hummus in Harvard Yard

Harvard Out of Occupied Palestine held a rally in Harvard Yard Tuesday to call on the University to stop serving Sabra hummus in its dining halls due to the company’s ties to the Israeli Defense Forces.

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Student Groups

Students Found Fashion Magazine to Promote Inclusivity

A group of undergraduates founded a fashion magazine called the Lavender Room last semester to showcase the work of people from underrepresented backgrounds.