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Cashing In On Crimson

From nonprofit workshops to lucrative college consulting businesses, here's the story of how organizations leverage the Harvard brand to advance their interests.

Classroom to Table
Student Life

‘Classroom to Table’ Program Returns for a Third Year

Classroom to Table has returned for another year, but with slight modificiations.

Endowment Returns, FY 2009-2017
College Finance

Strong Public Markets May Bode Well for Harvard

Robust growth in public markets may portend growth for Harvard's endowment in fiscal year 2017.

Undergraduate Council Meeting

New Club Approval System Looks to Prevent Student Group Overlap

The Undergraduate Council's Rules Committee will only recommend new student groups for approval if they are not too similar to existing ones as part of a College-wide charge to limit redundancies​ in student organizations.

Classroom to Table

Classroom to Table Program Halts for Semester After Reaching Budget Limit

​Classroom to Table, a popular program which provides students and faculty money to dine in Harvard Square, has recently run out of funds for the semester.

Cost of Enrollment, 2017-2018

Cost of Enrollment Rises 4.1 Percent, Marks Largest Increase in Decade

The cost of attending Harvard College will be $65,609 in the 2017-2018 academic year, representing a 4.10 percent increase from last year.


UC Grant Processing Platform Suffers Hacking Attempt

A hacker purportedly ​attempted to access the Undergraduate Council's new software for processing funding applications this week.

Undergraduate Council

UC Internally Debuts New Software for Vetting Grants

​The Undergraduate Council’s Finance Committee internally debuted a system meant to streamline the Council’s grant application and approval process Wednesday.

"Harvard Against Hate"

The 10 Stories That Shaped 2016

There was no shortage of surprises in 2016. Between unprecedented penalties on members of undergraduate social organizations, the stunning rise of Donald Trump to the presidency, and a dining workers strike that lasted more than three weeks, events at Harvard and beyond defied expectations and challenged norms. The Crimson takes a look back at the essential stories of a pivotal year.

The candidates

How Did the UC Candidates Spend Their Money?

Four tickets vying to serve as next year’s Undergraduate Council president and vice president spent a total of $649.52 over the course of the UC’s 10-day campaign.


UC Launches New Grant for 'House-Centered' Parties

​The Undergraduate Council will fund $1,000 worth of non-alcoholic “house-centered parties” this semester, due to a new Student Initiatives Committee policy.


Hundreds Dine on Harvard’s Dime with Classroom to Table Program

Just under 1,000 Classroom to Table meetings were arranged during the 2015-2016 academic year, according to Associate Dean of Undergraduate Education Noel Bisson.

House Life

Students, Supporters Show Out in Force Monday For Dining Workers

Monday marked a showing of force in support for Harvard’s dining services workers as more than a hundred students and supporters flooded the lobby where negotiations between the University and HUDS’s union took place.


Hillel Dining Hall Faces Unique Challenges During HUDS Strike

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.

Projected Attendance at Grant-Receiving Events on a Given Day Graph

UC to Survey Attendance at Student Group Events

The Undergraduate Council’s Finance Committee will begin randomly attending student group events and measuring total attendance, as part of a study commissioned by a new committee policy.