It may only be the fourth day of Sukkot—a Jewish holiday that celebrates the fall harvest—but it is the 16th day of the Harvard University Dining Services workers’ strike, which presents Harvard Hillel with unique challenges.
Concerned by the dining hall worker strike’s impact on House life, Faculty Deans and House committees are hosting food and community events for students.
The Faculty of Arts and Sciences’ Registrar’s Office has dedicated a single person to respond to substantial demand from students requesting to view their admissions files.
The Undergraduate Council will provide hundreds of dollars worth of Costco sandwiches to undergraduates later this week.
While Corporation members maintained during the meeting that Harvard will not divest from the fossil fuel industry, they did say the University is currently not investing in the coal industry.
Facing its first instance in history of a dining service workers strike during the academic year, Harvard announced Tuesday its plans for maintaining order in the dining halls.
Some students said they would support workers in a potential strike, though many feel they do not know enough about the workers’ negotiations to take a firm stance.
The 35th Undergraduate Council got off to a contentious start, as its routine weekly grants pack stirred an intense debate.
Eligible freshmen will receive $2,000 in “startup” grants over the course of the year from the Financial Aid Office, as part of a three-year pilot program.
The legal team, with Cambridge attorney Harvey A. Silverglate the most prominent among them, has a long history of advising Harvard undergraduates who face disciplinary action from the College.