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Undergraduate Council

UC To Ask College To Pay for Summer Storage in Renovated Houses

The Undergraduate Council called on College administrators to cover summer storage costs for students during their weekly meeting.

Yardfest 2014
Music

Yardfest 2014

Janelle Monae performs “Dance Apocalyptic” from her 2013 Electric Lady album at Yardfest, the College's annual spring concert held in Tercentenary Theater on Sunday evening.

Yardfest 2014
College

Students Praise Monáe’s Yardfest Performance

Monáe’s headlining performance addressed diversity at Harvard and elicited praise, particularly in the wake of last year’s controversial artist selection.

College Life

Law School Remains Under Investigation for 2010 Title IX Complaint

Members of the Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights are still investigating a complaint against the Law School filed in 2010, which alleges that the school wrongly handled cases of sexual assault.

Holden Chapel
Religion

Holden Chapel

Completed in 1744, Holden Chapel is the third oldest building at Harvard and one of the oldest college building in the nation. Holden Chapel is located in Holden Quadrangle in Harvard Yard.

Harvard's Sexual Assault Policy Through the Years
College

Undergraduates Challenge College’s Sexual Assault Policy Under Title IX

Two people, including at least one member of the student activist campaign Our Harvard Can Do Better, have filed a complaint against Harvard with the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights, alleging that the College’s sexual assault policies violate Title IX.

Sexual Misconduct Disciplinary Policies By Comparison
College

Op-Ed Draws Attention to 20-Year-Old FAS Policy

Criticism is nothing new for the Faculty of Arts and Sciences policy on sexual assault and misconduct, which governs the handling of incidents of assault within the College.

FAUST
College

Amid Debate, Faust Announces Creation of Sexual Assault Task Force

The task force will be chaired by former University Provost Steven E. Hyman, who, during his tenure as provost, helped oversee the creation of the Office of Sexual Assault Prevention and Response.

Undergraduate Council

In Response to Anonymous Op-Ed, UC Forms Sexual Assault Policy Task Force

The UC has formed a task force to involve students in the discussion on Harvard’s sexual assault policies in response to a first-person, anonymous op-ed published in The Crimson.

Holi
College

Holi 2014

House Life

Pfister Confirms Plans for Faculty Vote on Gender-Neutral Housing Policy

A change to the College’s gender-neutral housing policy will likely come before the Faculty of Arts and Sciences in May as part of a vote on changes to the Harvard College Handbook for Students, Interim Dean of the College Donald H. Pfister confirmed Friday.

No More Storage
House Life

Quincy House Students Voice Concerns over Summer Storage

Quincy will be the first House not to offer its students free, on-campus storage after undergoing renovations as part of the House renewal project, prompting some residents to voice concerns over the financial burden the policy change might impose on students.

House Life

Students of Color Join To Further Conversation on Campus Race Relations

Following independent efforts to stimulate discussion, students of color gathered for a town hall Thursday to discuss race relations and issues of institutional support.

College

The Class of 1918

It was easy to get in then. No personal essays required, just a series of entrance examinations. 73 percent of applicants were admitted. Admittedly, there are lots of reasons to discount these numbers. The exams required special preparation available only at a few elite prep schools. There was no Common App, no female students, and only 937 people applied.

"I, Too, Am Harvard" Photo Campaign
College

Race and Belonging at Harvard College

It’s been a big year for organizing by students of color, and particularly black students, on college campuses. And as it so often does, Harvard has become part of the discussion.

On Year Later: Boston Marathon Bombings
Boston Marathon

VIDEO: Looking Back One Year Later, Harvard Affiliates Prepare to Return to Finish Line

Johnston Gate Arts Cover
Arts

Rebuilding the Past: Harvard's Beautification Renaissance

Awkward Eye Contact
Columns

Let’s Talk about Campus-Eye-Contact-Culture

Dictionary
Columns

Ban the Bossy Ban Bossy