Harvard's Harry Elkins Widener Memorial Library

Harvard's Harry Elkins Widener Memorial Library

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Harvard has hired new staff to oversee sexual-assault prevention, response and resources, yet officials haven’t acted on a student referendum passed in 2012 that calls for the school to redefine its policies on consent to sex, said Ben Martin, co- president of Sexual Health Education and Advocacy Throughout Harvard College, a student advocacy group.