Saturday, August 18, 2018

Tag: Harvard

3 Ghanaian Teens Secure Acceptance Letters, Scholarships...

Three Ghanaian teenage girls' SAT scores were astronomically higher than 99 percent of all test takers in the world and they've been accepted into...

Black Justice League Won’t Stop Until Woodrow...

The Black Justice League of Princeton University was disappointed with the university's recent decision not to remove former President Woodrow Wilson's name from campus...

Harvard Law School Concedes to Protests, Drops...

After years of controversy and bad press, Harvard Law School has decided to retire the seal of notorious slave owner Isaac Royall. For almost six...

Harvard Students are not Ready To Deal...

Recent actions by Harvard University to deal with racism, and the backlash to those efforts, show that we have a long way to go...

As Students Push for Harvard Law School...

Harvard Law School has become an epicenter in the national debate growing over the use of racist symbols on university campuses, but the symbols...

9 Big Name Colleges You Didn’t Know...

Brown University — Rhode Island  The Rhode Island university benefited significantly from slavery during its early years. Rhode Island served as a major hub for...

‘I, Too, Am Harvard’ Inspiring Similar Campaigns

It was historian and Harvard Alumni W.E.B. DuBois, who suggested in his 1903 lamentation, "The Souls of Black Folk," that the question,  “How does it...

First black president of the Director’s Guild...

The Directors’ Guild of America, an entertainment union which represents the interests of film and television directors, Saturday announced the election of its first black...

Harvard University Digitizing Thousands of Anti-Slavery Petitions

In the 18th and 19th centuries, thousands of petitions were sent to the Massachusetts Legislature asking lawmakers to abolish slavery and end segregation, and...

March Madness: Tommy Amaker Leads Harvard to...

Harvard, the Ivy League school that lost its best two players before the season to - of all things - an academic scandal -...

Oprah to Speak at Harvard Commencement

Oprah Winfrey will deliver the graduation address at Harvard University's 2013 commencement, announced the school in a statement Monday morning. “Oprah’s journey from her grandmother’s...

Jim Boeheim Earns 900th Career Win

Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim earned his 900th career win Monday night with a 72-68 victory over Detroit, making him the third Division I men’s...

Jeremy Lin Helps Rockets Defeat Knicks

There was not much Linsanity taking place Friday night as Jeremy Lin helped the Houston Rockets defeat his former team the New York Knicks...

Julia Collins: Savvy,Young Businesswoman Turned Single Food...

Julia Collins is a savvy, Harvard- and Stanford-educated businesswoman with a girlish air, a cheerleader’s charm and — perhaps most distinctively — a pair...

Tommy Amaker Mum On Transfer Of Players...

Even if he wanted to, Harvard basketball coach Tommy Amaker had little to say about Kyle Casey and Brandyn Curry, two player who transferred...

Harvard Expert’s Finding Suggests Jesus Had a...

A Harvard University professor on Tuesday unveiled a fourth-century fragment of papyrus she said is the only existing ancient text quoting Jesus explicitly referring...

Mark Zuckerberg’s College Roommate is Haiti’s Best...

PÉTIONVILLE, Haiti — The Haitian Olympic Committee occupies two floors of a three-story building at 48 Rue Clerveaux. On the ground level sits the...

Obama’s Harvard Education Set Him On A...

From now until November, President Obama and GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney will emphasize their differences. But the two men's lives actually coincide in...