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Harvard-Yale brings out the best in Tweeters across campus every year, and the 2015 edition of the rivalry game certainly didn’t disappoint.
In its first two competitions of the season, the Harvard Taekwondo (HTKD) has placed first in its division, allowing it to currently stand atop Division III of the Eastern Collegiate Taekwondo Conference (ECTC).
Members of the Harvard Quidditch Team begin to practice October 13, 2015 in John F. Kennedy Memorial Park. Founded in 2009, the team plays the only co-ed contact sport offered at Harvard, according to the Harvard Recreation website.
From aikikai to archery, water polo to wushu, Harvard club sports run the gamut of interests, experience, and athletic skill levels found across campus.
Sophomore Vivek Jayaram (left, batting) takes a swing during an American College Cricket game. Jayaram and junior captain Manik Kuchroo, earned All-American honors this year.
Harvard Quasar, the women's ultimate frisbee team, has experienced success over the last few seasons.
Despite the success which the team has experienced, being a club sport has brought financial limitation on the squad, affecting the ability for Quasar to be successful at a national level.
The Harvard Rugby Football Club, the oldest Rugby club in America, is one of a variety of club sports on the Crimson campus.
The meeting, which ran thirty minutes longer than it was scheduled—at least in part because of lengthy debates about parliamentary procedure—came after controversy erupted over invitations to the Spee’s “pajama party.”
The Harvard Men's Ultimate Frisbee Club, pictured here in 2013, established an endowment supplementing current funding from the Undergraduate Council and the Department of Athletics.
Club representatives declined to reveal dollar figures, but they indicated that the endowment is large enough to waive all freshman membership fees for the fall season.
Despite a near 60 percent increase in the number of club sports that applied for Undergraduate Council funding this semester, the Council is expected to, on average, fund organizations at higher rates than last year.
Though I’ve never met him, I recognize Yamada from across the quiet, sunny dining hall. He has a dancer’s casual grace, and his hoodie looks like it could transition from lunch attire to dance gear on a moment’s notice. Yamada is the president of Harvard Breakers, a student breakdancing group that meets four times a week to condition, practice, and choreograph.
The College will offer an additional $30,000 in grants for domestic student group travel this academic year in response to recommendations from a working group convened last spring.