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A polling site at Cambridge Queen’s Head

Photograph by Marina Bolotnikova/Harvard Magazine


The outcome means that thousands of graduate students can begin collective bargaining with the University. 


A deputy sheriff confronts civil-rights marchers in front of the county courthouse in Greenwood, Mississippi, in 1966. Greenwood, nicknamed “the Cotton Capital of the World,” depended heavily on slave labor in the nineteenth century and became a flashpoint for racial strife throughout the twentieth.

Photograph by Bettmann/Getty Images

A new book traces today’s politics back to chattel slavery.

May-June 2018

Illustration by Doug Panton

The digital tools advertisers rely on can be easily manipulated to influence public opinion on politics.

May-June 2018

Illustration by Jason Ford

Interventions that mobilize family support networks have powerful effects.

May-June 2018

Katie O'Dair

Photograph by Rose Lincoln/Harvard Public Afffairs and Communications

A change meant to unify the four-year undergraduate experience 


The College admissions staff prepares letters to applicants.

Photograph by Rose Lincoln/Harvard Public Affairs and Communications

Low-income students make up a record 20.3 percent of admits. 


From left: Danielle Allen, Meredith Weenick, and Archon Fung, co-chairs of the Presidential Task Force on Inclusion and Belonging
Photographs by Kris Snibbe, Stephanie Mitchell and Jon Chase/Harvard Public Affairs and Communications

And other recommendations for diversity at Harvard


The cost of attendance will be $67,580 next year, up from $65,609 this year. 


From left: Meighan Stone, Emma González, David Hogg, Cameron Kasky, Alex Wind, Matt Deitsch, and Ryan Deitsch at the Institute of Politics

Photograph by Martha Stewart/Harvard Kennedy School

Students from Parkland, Florida, speak on gun violence.