2017 Student Government Elections: Director of Student Organizations

Paola Eisner

The Record: Why are you running for Director of Student Organizations?

Paola Eisner: One of the most important roles of Student Government is to bring people together and talk about what’s important to the student body, and student orgs are a big part of that. I’m excited about the opportunity to promote communication between our student orgs.

Record: What distinguishes you as a candidate?

PE: I have experience working with Student Government as a 1L Representative for Section 4, and that’s given me an inside look on how Student Government runs, how it can improve, and different methods that work and don’t work with the administration. Continue reading “2017 Student Government Elections: Director of Student Organizations”

2017 Student Government Elections: 2L Rep Candidates

Interview with Leilani Doktor

The Record: Why are you running for 2L Rep?

Leilani Doktor: I believe that I give a diverse perspective to student government that is necessary just to be fully representative of our 2L class.

Record: What distinguishes you from the other candidates?

LD: I think that my unique background and public interest focus contribute to my ability to be a good representative. I was very active in student government throughout undergraduate and high school, so I’m very experienced in terms of governance regarding student bodies and creating policies that work for students. As a 1L rep, I’ve been able to make small changes, like getting refills on the free coffee downstairs in the morning and regularly meeting with the dining hall to get new dining options, including the poké bowls in the boxes that you’ve seen added to the Hark menu. Continue reading “2017 Student Government Elections: 2L Rep Candidates”

Students Take to Streets in Anti-Trump Protests

Starting with the Women’s March on January 21, scores of Harvard Law students joined hundreds of thousands of demonstrators marching in Boston and around the country for left-leaning causes in the wake of Donald Trump’s inauguration.

In the weeks following the Women’s March, HLS students joined several other demonstrations in the Boston area, including a demonstration for the release of detainees at Logan International Airport on January 28 and a protest against President Trump’s anti-immigration executive orders in Copley Square on January 29.

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