Where can we find the strength to get through this unprecedented pandemic

Culture 07/28/20, 06:18

The CCP Virus pandemic is sweeping through the world causing unprecedented damage and loss to various aspects of life, including health, economics, education, social interactions, and activities. Facing such a devastating and sudden disaster, that hardly anyone was prepared for. Yet, how people cope with it depends on their mentality and ...

President Trump cancels plan to deport international students only doing online learning

U.S. 07/15/20, 00:54

A nonpartisan education and immigration advocacy group applauded the Trump administration for withdrawing a proposal to remove foreign students who are only enrolled in online classes. The Presidents’ Alliance on Higher Education and Immigration is grateful and relieved the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) ...

Harvard’s capitulation to the mob

Opinion 06/20/19, 01:56

This week, Parkland survivor Kyle Kashuv announced that Harvard University has withdrawn his acceptance to the college. In the aftermath of the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, the then-high school junior became a prominent voice for school safety, meeting with politicians across the political spectrum. He was also ...

Harvard grad student union stages sit-in over labor dispute

U.S. 05/01/19, 10:00

A union for Harvard University graduate students is staging a campus sit-in to pressure the school to meet its labor demands.Roughly 20 students were gathered inside a building in Harvard Yard on Wednesday as others marched outside in support of the Harvard Graduate Students Union.Harvard administrators and union representatives have ...

Parents press Harvard to remove Sackler name from art museum

U.S. 04/12/19, 16:11

Parents whose children fatally overdosed on opioids are demanding Harvard University remove the name of a family whose company makes the powerful painkiller OxyContin from a building that housed one of its art museums.About two dozen parents protested Friday outside the building that was home to the Arthur M. Sackler ...

Actress Laverne Cox to discuss gender equity at Harvard

Entertainment 04/02/19, 05:05

Transgender actress and activist Laverne Cox will be visiting Harvard University to talk about gender equity and stereotyping.The "Orange is the New Black" star is scheduled to headline a campus discussion Tuesday alongside fashion designer Christian Siriano and other panelists.It's part of Harvard's "2019 Summit for Gender Equity." The event ...

Update: Harvard suit aims to spark national reckoning

Sports 03/20/19, 14:42

The Latest on a lawsuit over images held by Harvard University of slaves (all times local):3:40 p.m.A woman suing Harvard University over portraits of two slaves says she hopes her lawsuit sparks a national reckoning with its history of racism.Tamara Lanier, left, and attorney Benjamin Crump, right arrive for a ...

Lawsuit: Harvard ‘shamelessly’ profits from photos of slaves

U.S. 03/20/19, 09:08

Harvard University has "shamelessly" turned a profit from photos of two 19th-century slaves while ignoring requests to turn the photos over to the slaves' descendants, according to a lawsuit filed Wednesday.Tamara Lanier, of Norwich, Connecticut, is suing the Ivy League school for "wrongful seizure, possession and expropriation" of images she ...

Harvard choir that rejected W.E.B. Du Bois pays him tribute

U.S. 03/02/19, 10:24

A Harvard University choir group that rejected author W.E.B. Du Bois when he was a student because he was black will celebrate his work through a musical tribute.The Harvard Glee Club will perform a concert inspired by Du Bois' 1903 book "The Souls of Black Folk" on Saturday at the ...

Judge to hear last round of arguments in Harvard bias suit

U.S. 02/13/19, 01:39

A federal judge is scheduled to hear a final round of arguments in a lawsuit that says Harvard University discriminates against Asian-Americans.Lawyers from both sides are expected to round up their cases Wednesday at Boston's federal courthouse.The group Students for Fair Admissions says Harvard holds Asian-American applicants to a higher ...

‘This Is Us’ star Milo Ventimiglia being honored at Harvard

Entertainment 02/08/19, 06:30

This Is Us" actor Milo Ventimiglia is being honored as Man of the Year by Harvard University's Hasty Pudding Theatricals.America's oldest theatrical organization says Ventimiglia was selected because he has made "significant impressions on television and film." He stars as Jack Pearson in the award-winning hit TV drama.The Emmy-nominated actor ...

Bryce Dallas Howard roasted by Harvard theater troupe

Entertainment 01/31/19, 17:27

Bryce Dallas Howard has been roasted by a venerable Harvard theater troupe as it unveiled its first performance with female cast members.The "Jurassic World" star was honored Thursday as Woman of the Year by Harvard University's Hasty Pudding Theatricals.Cast members gently mocked the 37-year-old for her past roles in the ...

Milo Ventimiglia named Hasty Pudding Man of the Year

Entertainment 01/30/19, 11:53

Milo Ventimiglia, who stars in the award-winning hit television drama "This is Us, has been named 2019 Man of the Year by Harvard University's Hasty Pudding Theatricals.The oldest theatrical organization in the U.S. announced Wednesday that Ventimiglia was selected because he has made "significant impressions on television and film."The Emmy-nominated ...

Bryce Dallas Howard honored by Harvard’s Hasty Pudding

Entertainment 01/29/19, 12:25

Actor, producer and director Bryce Dallas Howard has been named 2019 Woman of the Year by Harvard University's Hasty Pudding Theatricals.The nation's oldest collegiate theatrical organization says in Tuesday's announcement that Howard is being honored because she is "an accomplished actress who has given such a wide range of critically ...

Parkland survivor David Hogg is going to Harvard University

U.S. 12/22/18, 16:50

Florida school shooting survivor and gun control advocate David Hogg is going to Harvard University.Hogg announced his acceptance to the Cambridge, Massachusetts, university on Twitter Saturday. He said he plans to major in political science.Hogg has been one of the most prominent voices seeking gun control measures after authorities say ...

Angela Merkel named commencement speaker at Harvard

Europe 12/07/18, 09:14

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has been chosen to give Harvard University's commencement speech May 30.Harvard officials announced the selection Friday, calling Merkel "one of the world's most influential leaders" since she was elected her country's first female chancellor in 2005.Merkel was elected to her fourth term in 2017 but has ...

Malala Yousafzai receives Harvard award for activism

Asia & Pacific 12/06/18, 21:44

Nobel Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai (mah-LAH'-lah YOO'-suhf-zeye) was honored Thursday by Harvard University for her work promoting girls' education. 2014 Nobel Laureate Malala Yousafzai holds up the 2018 Gleitsman Activist Award while being honored prior to an address at the Kennedy School's Institute of Politics at Harvard University, Thursday, Dec. 6, ...

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