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Snapped Railing Outside Larsen Hall

Large Police Response at Harvard Graduate School of Education After 2 People Fall Off Balcony

Two people fell approximately 20 feet after leaning on a railing that gave way outside the Harvard Graduate School of Education’s Larsen Hall, according to Cambridge Police Department spokesperson Robert Goulston.

Stoles at Jewish Affinity Graduation

‘A Sense of Belonging’: Harvard Holds Inaugural Affinity Celebration for Jewish Graduates

More than 100 Harvard affiliates gathered in the Student Organization Center at Hilles Monday evening for an inaugural Jewish graduates affinity ceremony co-hosted by Harvard Hillel and the University.

Graduation Robe and Keffiyeh at HOOP Protest

Harvard Prepares for Commencement Disruptions, Enlists Tutors as ‘De-Escalators’

The College enlisted a number of residential tutors across the 12 undergraduate Houses to serve as “de-escalators” during this week’s Commencement festivities as Harvard makes contingency plans for handling disruptive protests.

Carrie Griffin Basas Speaks at Disabilities Affinity Ceremony

Harvard Celebrates Second Graduates with Disabilities Affinity Ceremony

Harvard kicked off its affinity graduation celebrations with its second annual celebration of graduates with disabilities in a Monday morning ceremony at the Student Organization Center at Hilles.

Harvard Out of Occupied Palestine March to Garber's House
College Administration

HOOP Warns Harvard of Commencement Disruptions, Denounces Suspensions During Rally at Garber’s House

Harvard Out of Occupied Palestine warned University administrators to prepare for disruptions to Commencement ceremonies during an emergency rally on Sunday.

Harvard Yard Encampment Leave of Absence Rally
College Administration

Protesters Rally Against Involuntary Leave, Rename Harvard Yard Buildings Amid Move-Out

More than 200 Harvard affiliates rallied in Harvard Yard on Friday to protest the University’s decision to place 20 students on involuntary leave for participating in the pro-Palestine encampment.​​​​​​​

Harvard Alumni Association Office

Harvard Struggles To Find Class Day Speaker Less Than 2 Weeks Before Ceremony

More than 10 people have declined offers to serve as the keynote speaker for Harvard College’s annual Class Day, leaving the Harvard Alumni Association scrambling to find a speaker with less than two weeks until the ceremony for undergraduate seniors.

Protesters Play Drums and Band on Buckets in Encampment

Harvard Encampment Members Refuse ID Checks, Raise Palestinian Flag as Tensions Rise

The students staging a pro-Palestine encampment in Harvard Yard refused to submit to ID checks on Tuesday as tension mounted between protesters and administrators on day 14 of the occupation.

Matthews Hall

Freshmen Say Noise From Harvard Yard Encampment Not Disruptive, Despite DSO Email

Despite administrators saying that noise from the pro-Palestine encampment has “disrupted” freshmen living spaces, many students who live in adjacent dorm buildings said the weeklong protest has not been a disturbance.

Queen's Head Pub Cambridge

‘Not Going Down Without a Fight’: Harvard Students Decry Queen’s Head Closure

More than 1,600 people signed a petition objecting to the permanent closure of the Harvard-run Cambridge Queen’s Head Pub, as staff members said they were “heartbroken” by the sudden Tuesday announcement.

Queen's Head Pub

Cambridge Queen’s Head Pub Permanently Closed by Harvard College

The Cambridge Queen’s Head Pub, a Harvard-run undergraduate pub, will permanently close at the end of the 2023-24 academic year, the College announced Tuesday.

Administrators Check Student IDs on Sunday

More Than 30 Students to Appear Before Harvard College Ad Board for Pro-Palestine Yard Encampment

More than 30 undergraduates were asked Monday morning to appear before the Harvard College Administrative Board, which will decide whether students will face disciplinary action for their participation in the pro-Palestine Yard encampment.

Michelle Wu Election Night Event

Mayor Wu Says She Respects Decision of Student Groups to Withdraw Support From Harvard Talk

Boston Mayor Michelle Wu ’07 spoke out about a canceled Harvard talk scheduled for Tuesday after 11 student groups withdrew from sponsoring the event over her decision to use police to clear a pro-Palestine encampment at Emerson College

Cambridge Resident Pro-Palestine Protest

Cambridge Residents Alliance Rallies in Solidarity with Encampment Protesters

More than 50 non-Harvard affiliates and Cambridge residents rallied outside of Johnston Gate on Sunday afternoon in a rally organized by the Cambridge Residents Alliance in solidarity with students participating in a pro-Palestine Harvard Yard encampment.

Boston Mayor Michelle Wu '07 at 2022 Class Day

Mayor Wu Cancels Harvard Event After Affinity Groups Withdraw Over Emerson Encampment Police Response

Boston Mayor Michelle Wu ’07 canceled an April 30 event at Harvard after at least 11 student organizations withdrew from co-sponsoring an event over her decision to send police to break up a pro-Palestine student encampment at Emerson College.