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David Friedrich
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Students Give Mixed Reviews to Revised Travel Grant Program

With last school year’s increase of $30,000 in funding for domestic student group travel, some club leaders say that travel grant funding levels are still insufficient, while others praise the increased focus on safety.

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Students Create Anonymous App to Foster Campus Discussion

On the heels of a semester filled with rigorous debate over divisive campus issues, two undergraduates recently released an app with the goal of creating a virtual and open space for discussion.

Lowell Construction
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Lowell House Slated to be the 'Most Complex' Renovation

Lowell House renovations will last two years as what House masters described as the “largest and most complex renewal project thus far,”​ requiring residents to live in swing housing for the entirety of construction.

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Peer Counseling Groups Wrap Up Training For New Counselors

​After kicking off the semester with a week of educational workshops, a new batch of student counselors are now ready to advise their peers in approaching health, social, and personal concerns.

Loeb House
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Former UC Leaders Discuss Campus Social Life with Overseers

Ava Nasrollahzadeh '16 and Dhruv P. Goyal '16 spoke on a panel in Loeb House Sunday focused on "undergraduate life outside the classroom."

Mardi Bras
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Mardi Gras Drive Seeks Female Hygiene Products for Homeless Shelters

A non-profit led by an undergraduate is holding a two-day donation drive in the Science Center plaza for feminine hygiene products.

Weatherhead Conference
College Life

Weatherhead Conference

Kirin Gupta '16, a senior in Winthrop House, discusses her thesis on the gendered treatment of indigenous groups in Ecuador with Jessie M. Wyatt '16, Megan H. Taing '16, and chair Erez Manela. This panel took place at The Weatherhead Center for International Affairs' Undergraduate Associate Thesis Conference on Friday.

Super Bowl Sunday
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Super Bowl Sunday

Students watch as the Denver Broncos defeat the Carolina Panthers with a final score of 24-10 during the Super Bowl on Sunday night. This watch party in Cambridge Queen’s Head was one of many on campus.

Joseph Gordon-Levitt as Hasty Pudding Man of the Year
On Campus

Joseph Gordon-Levitt as Hasty Pudding Man of the Year

After receiving the fiftieth Man of the Year award from the Hasty Pudding Theatricals Friday night, actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt offers optimistic closing remarks about the character of Ivy League undergraduates.

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Mather Bans Hard Alcohol in Junior Common Room

During a year in which the safety and accessibility of the College’s social scene has dominated campus conversation, a new policy in Mather House outlaws residents from consuming hard alcohol in the Junior Common Room, a space students often use to host parties.

UC Representatives Meet in the SOCH
Undergraduate Council

UC Votes to Reform 'Bridging and Belonging' Fund

​The Undergraduate Council voted Sunday to rebrand and repurpose its Bridging and Belonging Fund in the hopes of encouraging its use by allowing students and student groups to apply for funding.

Joseph Gordon-Levitt as Hasty Pudding Man of the Year
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Hasty Pudding Honors Man of the Year Joseph Gordon-Levitt

After Joseph Gordon-Levitt​ stripped to his boxers and ran into the audience wearing a superman costume, the famed actor accepted the Hasty Pudding Theatricals’ Man of the Year Award Friday in Farkas Hall.

Harvard Students for Bernie
Student Groups

Harvard Democrats Canvass in New Hampshire Ahead of Primary

More than 50 Harvard College Democrats braved the snow to join the fray—and occasional ornery residents—to canvass for their chosen candidate across the mom-and-pop shop lined streets of New Hampshire’s second-largest city.

Drew G. Faust
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Sexual Assault Task Force Has Yet to Release Report

A University-wide task force charged with investigating sexual assault prevention has yet to issue a finalized set of recommendations—missing an initial January deadline—although administrators hope to release the report this month.

Freshman Festivity
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Holworthy Freshman Arts Room to Extend Hours

Located in Holworthy Basement, the space is commonly used for evening workshops and the artistic pursuits of freshmen, but is currently only open on Wednesdays from 8 p.m. to midnight. The new initiative extends those hours to 24/7.

Special Teams
Football

In Photos: The Game

Crimson-UC Crossfire Debate
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The Back of the UC Ballot

Helicopter over Harvard
Crime

In Photos: Bomb Threat Shakes the Yard

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A.D. Club ‘Strongly’ Opposes Membership Changes