Tag : harvard

Campus Watch: Colleges look to create “sanctuary campuses” for illegal immigrants

2 years ago / 0 comments

Thousands of students, professors and alumni have signed petitions demanding that their universities become “sanctuaries” for undocumented students whose immigration status looks increasingly precarious following the outcome of the US election. Although Trump has rowed back on his pledge to deport 11 million illegal immigrants, he has nonetheless maintained a … Read More

Campus Watch: Men’s football team suspended for misogynistic comments

2 years ago / 0 comments

The men’s football team at Harvard University have been suspended for the rest of the season after revelations of the sexual comments that they have made about the women’s football team. The team is currently ranked number one in the Ivy League Men’s football league, however their chances to claim … Read More

CAMPUS WATCH – 14/11/14

4 years ago / 0 comments

Stephen Sutton honoured by Conventry Teenage cancer fundraiser Stephen Sutton is to be awarded an honorary degree by Coventry University. The 19-year-old student, who died from cancer in May, raised over £5m for Teenage Cancer Trust. The award recognises his outstanding contribution to highlighting cancer in young people. Stephen’s mother Jane collected … Read More

Science | Meditation

5 years ago / 0 comments

Harvard Medical School is currently funding a five year study to investigate the impact of meditation on genes and brain activity in the chronically stressed. The prestige of this study may mean more medical practitioners recommend mediation in the midst of treating a myriad of modern ailments. Western culture’s understanding of mediation is, … Read More