At a time when the College is escalating its involvement in student life, new Dean of Students Katherine G. O’Dair said social programming should largely be the domain of undergraduates—with administrative support.
Thirty-three candidates jockeyed for positions on the Senior Class committee on Monday, employing campaign strategies that ranged from Facebook events and semi-personal emails to canvassing in dining halls.
Harvard motioned Friday to dismiss an ongoing lawsuit alleging race-based discrimination in its admissions processes, arguing that the plaintiffs in the case—anti-affirmative action group Students for Fair Admissions—lack grounds to litigate on behalf of its members.
The 35th Undergraduate Council got off to a contentious start, as its routine weekly grants pack stirred an intense debate.
By next year, Harvard will likely complete the renovation of Grays Hall basement into a dedicated space for the Office of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusivity and the BGLTQ Office.
This fall, the Center for European Studies unveiled a secondary field in European History, Politics, and Societies.
The committee tasked with implementing the College’s new policy penalizing unrecognized single-gender social groups will craft regulations that could pave the way for a formal relationship between Harvard and private student organizations that do have gender-neutral membership.
Nearly six months after a University task force submitted a number of recommendations to combat sexual assault on campus, the College has submitted a plan to address the proposals, revamped training, and introduced a new policy that will penalize single gender organizations—but many action items are still pending.
This is a sketch of the past year, one in which Harvard students, faculty, and administrators grappled head-on with the realities and prevalence of campus sexual assault.
A sophomore hopeful of joining the Porcellian might have expected some big changes to the club’s punch process this year. But invitations did not indicate the process this year was open.
Students in the College’s introductory economics class are criticizing the new textbook. But the course’s professor and the textbook’s author said the new system is worth the pricetag.
With the goal of providing an evening free from the pressures of social labels, various women’s groups at the College are organizing the second [BLANK] party for undergraduates, aiming this year at a larger turnout and a later end time.