Tag: harvard

  • Harvard Square Cafe Will Provide Jobs, Training to Homeless Youth in Cambridge

    Two Harvard students have signed the lease for a cafe that would employ homeless youth in Cambridge. Breaktime is a cafe that has a mission beyond serving coffee and scones; the plan is to provide job training and stable employment for Cambridge’s economically insecure youth. Harvard undergraduates Tony Shu and Connor Schoen teamed up to […]

  • Students Urge Harvard to Honor Indigenous People, Not Columbus

    A group of Native American students at Harvard University gathered on Monday and urged their colleagues to join their Indigenous People’s Day petition. This took place shortly after Harvard modified their academic calendar to list two holidays taking place on October 9: “Columbus Day”, as a federal holiday, and “Indigenous Peoples’ Day”, as a city […]

  • Teachers out in force to protest Betsy DeVos at Harvard

    When Education Secretary Betsy Devos came to the Kennedy School of Government last week, she faced protesters outside the school as well as inside. The crowd outside included members of the Massachusetts Education Justice Alliance, a coalition of teachers, parents, students, and civil rights groups. They were out front with signs and amplifiers making it […]

  • Harvard Law Students partner with Spare Change News

    Harvard Law Students partner with Spare Change News

    Harvard Law students Antoine Southern and Anne Rosenblum will be guiding Spare Change News vendors through the legal questions that come with being a small business owner. Courtesy photo We are third-year Harvard Law School students from the Transactional Law Clinics’ Community Enterprise Project, and we are partnering with Spare Change News to address some […]

  • Harvard Receives Grant to Study Racial and Economic Inequality, Influence Public Policy

    Harvard Receives Grant to Study Racial and Economic Inequality, Influence Public Policy

    Harvard University professor William Julius Wilson will be spearheading a new study conducted by the Hutchins Center for African and African American Studies. As recent news suggests, racial and economic inequality continues to be a poignant reality in America today. In response, the Hutchins Center’s study will send students onto the streets of Boston to […]

  • Food For Free redistributes Harvard’s extra meals

    Food For Free redistributes Harvard’s extra meals

    Undergraduate students at Harvard University get to choose from a wide array of sushi, sandwiches, pizza, and more from fourteen different dining halls. With over 6,500 undergraduates eating three meals a day, Harvard goes through a lot of food, some of which inevitably isn’t eaten. “Our goal is to have the same choices at the […]

  • Bizarre Boston: Raising Hell at Harvard

    Bizarre Boston: Raising Hell at Harvard

    When I think about college students raising hell, I picture kegs of beer, red plastic Solo cups and loud music. Oh, and maybe a beer funnel or two. In my mind, the phrase “raising hell” is just a metaphor for having a wild time. However, maybe it’s not always just a metaphor. For some Harvard […]

  • HOMELESS MOBILIZR: Group connects the homeless with Internet access

    HOMELESS MOBILIZR: Group connects the homeless with Internet access

    In Harvard Square, the paths of the smartest students in the world cross every day the paths of those who spend day and night trying to find a place to stay safe and warm. “One thing that I was immediately struck by was the volume of homelessness on the street,” says Cindy Yang, a student […]