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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.
Ibrahim Khan has almost single-handedly built a program which just three years ago did not exist into a national club powerhouse, all while maintaining a humble perspective on what has been an incredible journey.
A senior and captain of the Harvard club cricket team, Ibrahim Khan resurrected the squad after two decades of dormancy. While building the team from the ground up, Khan has developed into a first rate player on the field and was named Harvard Male Club Athlete of the Year.
Just months after losing one of its members in a fatal car crash, the Harvard Mock Trial team finished third at American Mock Trial Association Nationals last week, bringing one of the team’s most successful seasons to a close.
Red Line pictured in a scrimmage against the Whitecaps last season.
Last week junior Jeremy Nixon, a 6’ 2” cutter on Red Line, was recruited to play for the Boston Whitecaps.
In advance of their meeting with University President Drew G. Faust Thursday, leaders of the Undergraduate Council on Sunday outlined fundraising models and broke down the ways in which the would spend the additional $250,000 the organization is seeking from the University.
When Michael Silva and Samir Faza set foot in Harvard Yard in the fall of 2011, they brought with them passion for a sport the school had yet to offer—triathlon. To resolve this issue, the duo wasted little time in getting to work. Silva and Faza founded the Harvard Triathlon Club Team their freshman year, and the two found members of the student body who shared their interest.