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College

College Deanship Renamed After Donation

Harvard is renaming its College deanship after a donation from alumni Ami K. Danoff ’84 and William A. Danoff ’82—marking the second time this year that the University has sold the naming rights to a major dean position.

Interview with President Faust
Central Administration

Faust Visits Chicago for 'Your Harvard' Alumni Event

In her latest travel stop as part of the “Your Harvard” event series for the University's largest ever capital campaign, University President Drew G. Faust visited Chicago last week.

College

In GIFs, Students Debate Donating to Senior Gift

College seniors debated the value of donating to Senior Gift late last week as the Undergraduate Council’s former president critiqued the annual fundraising drive and his peers sparred over the initiative by sending GIFs over a class email thread.

Dunster
College

In Dunster, a Search for BGLTQ Support

As students raise concerns about advising resources in one of Harvard’s upperclassman Houses, administrators respond.

books
College

For Low-Income Students, the Cost of Books Can Be a Burden

Even at a school acknowledged to have one of the most generous financial aid programs in academia, students at Harvard still run into barriers created by costly course materials.

Harvard UC Meeting
College

UC Representatives Share Mixed Opinions on Event App

Questions about Ventfull came as a UC task force charged with compiling a report on new Council initiatives decided to recommend continued support of the application.

Heat Week Closing Rally
College

Divest Harvard Ends 'Heat Week' Protests

Environmental activist group Divest Harvard ended its six-day blockade of Massachusetts Hall on Friday after protesters delivered a petition demanding that Harvard divest its $35.9 billion endowment from fossil fuels to Loeb House, an administrative building.

Weekly UC Meeting
College

Three ‘Harvard Project’ Submissions Selected as Finalists

The Undergraduate Council’s Student Initiatives Committee named three finalists from the original 15 proposals submitted to its ‘Harvard Project’ grant initiative at its general meeting Sunday.

Dr. Paul J. Barreira
College

UC Votes Down Act To Publicize Divest Harvard Events

The Undergraduate Council at its general meeting on Sunday voted down a piece of legislation that would have allowed activist group Divest Harvard to publicize “Heat Week” events through the UC’s email list.

College

Total Cost To Attend College Will Surpass $60,000

The total cost of attendance will increase by 3.5 percent to $60,659 next year, continuing to surpass the national inflation rate.

Cornell Student Assembly President-Elect Speaks to Undergraduate Council
College

UC Amends Constitution, Encourages Inter-Ivy Collaboration

Undergraduate Council representatives heard from Cornell Student Assembly president-elect Juliana Batista and amended the UC Constitution at their general meeting on Sunday evening.

Dhruv Clarifies
College

UC Leaders Propose Sponsorship for Public Service Internships to Khurana

The UC president and vice president said they are concerned that students of lower-income backgrounds are discouraged from seeking summer internships in the public sector, which are often unpaid.

#HarvardOasis
College

Harvard Students Break from Cold with '#HarvardOasis'

As hundreds students filled through through the revolving doors of the Science Center Sunday afternoon, they were greeted by a familiar space transformed into a tropical haven, surrounded by the sights and sounds of simply warmer times.

Dhruv Clarifies
College

UC Votes Down Act Criticizing Final Clubs

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.”

UC Discusses Side-by-Side
College

UC To Debut HUID-CharlieCard Pilot Program

At their general meeting Sunday, the Undergraduate Council detailed plans for a pilot program that will integrate the functions of Harvard IDs and MBTA CharlieCards.

Santa Lucía
Highlight

Trading Seasons: Spending Summer Break in a Chile Winter

Adulthood Is Relative
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Adulthood Is Relative

A Taste of Italy 2
Highlight

A Taste of Italy: On Milan, Siena, and Studying Abroad

Le Quatorze Juillet
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Le Quatorze Juillet