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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.

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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.

Sit-In
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.

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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
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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.

Faculty Deans Provide Food
College

College Allocates Extra Funding for House Events During Strike

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.

Meet Michael P. Burke, The Registrar
Student Life

Demand for Student Admission Files Created ‘Significant Administrative Burden’

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.

College

UC Votes to Spend Emergency Funds on Sandwiches for Students

The Undergraduate Council will provide hundreds of dollars worth of Costco sandwiches to undergraduates later this week.

College

Harvard Corp. Leaders Tell Divest Activists University Moving Away from Coal

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.

Ivy League FY2016 Endowment Returns Graph
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Ivy League FY2016 Endowment Returns Graph

The Strike Begins
College

Harvard—and Dining Workers Union—Prepare for Day One of Strike

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.

Harvard University President Drew G. Faust
College

For Second Year, Faust Funds College Social Life

She may not be paying a $5 cover charge at the door, but University President Drew G. Faust is funding undergraduate social events for the second year in a row.

College Finance

Harvard to Issue $2.5 Billion in Bonds

Harvard plans to issue more than $2.5 billion in bonds this week to refinance a portion of the billions of dollars the University borrowed after financial markets crashed in 2008

An Eliot Evening
College

With HUDS Strike Looming, Students Opinions are Mixed

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.

Shaiba and Danny
College

First Meeting of UC Stirs Debate Over TEDx Funding

The 35th Undergraduate Council got off to a contentious start, as its routine weekly grants pack stirred an intense debate.