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Articles: Students

Photograph courtesy of the Harvard Alumni Association


Harvard seniors help Houses thrive.


Meme by Lydia Carmichael/Harvard Magazine

The Undergraduate dives into meme culture.

July-August 2017

Juhwan Seo, founder of the Ethnic Studies Coalition at Harvard, received the Ames Award at the College’s Class Day Exercises last week for promoting ethnic studies within the history and literature concentration. The award is given to seniors who have shown heroic character and energy in helping others and whose substantial contributions may not have been acknowledged.

Photograph by Jim Harrison

Student activists hope to establish an ethnic-studies academic program at the College.


Latin Salutatorian Jessica Glueck at rehearsal, Monday, May 22, being advised by Professor R. J. Tarrant, with whom she has studied. University Marshal Jackie O'Neill stands to the rear, as Erika Bailey, head of voice and speech, gestures.

Photograph by Lydia Carmichael/Harvard Magazine

The student speakers at Harvard’s 366th Commencement


Drew Faust poses with 2017 class marshals 

Photograph by Jim Harrison

The 2017 Baccalaureate address


Senior captain Josh Ellis '17 started playing catcher as a 10-year-old Little Leaguer, he says, and "never looked back."

Photograph by Elan Kawesch

On the eve of his graduation, the baseball team’s Josh Ellis looks forward—and back.


Illustration by Taylor Callery

The chasm between elite academia and working-class Americans—and how to bridge it

May-June 2017

In the momentum-building Beanpot victory: Crimson forward Alexander Kerfoot skates against Boston University.

Photograph by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images

Strong seasons in hockey, fencing, and swimming

May-June 2017

Katie Benzan ’20 was a first-team All-Ivy honoree and led the team in scoring (13.4 points per game) and assists (4.2 assists per game).

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Seesaw seasons for the basketball teams

May-June 2017