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HUIDs Will Double as CharlieCards for Class of 2021

Harvard University IDs will double as MBTA CharlieCards for the incoming Class of 2021 in a pilot program, the Undergraduate Council announced at their general meeting on Sunday.

Professor Harry Lewis
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Former College Dean Attacks Social Group Penalties in Washington Post Op-Ed

“Using ‘nondiscrimination’ as a cudgel against students’ private associations is odiously patronizing," Former Dean of the College Harry R. Lewis ’68 wrote in the op-ed.

Tiësto at Yardfest
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Tiësto Draws Hundreds to Yardfest Amid Rain and Mud

Some students unfamiliar with Tiësto before the concert still screamed every time the bass dropped or a blast of smoke blew across the stage.

Undergraduate Council Meeting
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UC Passes Caucus Legislation Semester After Defeat

​The Undergraduate Council unanimously passed legislation formally establishing of caucuses Sunday.

Welcoming the Class of 2021
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In Bright Red Lanyards, Prefrosh Take Visitas

Prefrosh watched a collection of musical performances at “Visitas Palooza,” attended a dessert tasting in Ticknor Lounge, and sang karaoke in Eliot House Grille.

Student Groups

Juniors Ponder Time at Harvard, Future at Reflection Event

​Dozens of juniors gathered in the Science Center to reflect on past experiences, their “sense of self,” and future plans three years into their time at the College.

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‘Inter-House Dining Societies’ May Face Spatial, Financial Constraints

Coaxing Harvard students to "eat in elegant attire" and "read Chaucer out loud" in new dining societies may be easier said than done.

Undergraduate Council Meeting
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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.

Steve Aoki's Yardfest Performance
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Students Sound Off on Tiësto for Yardfest Artist

While some undergraduates said they were excited to learn that Dutch dance DJ Tiësto would headline Friday’s Yardfest, for others, the announcement only prompted the question: Tiësto who?

Response to Run
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Response to Run

Neon Future
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After Delayed Announcement, Tiësto To Headline Yardfest

​Electronic dance music DJ and producer Tiësto will headline Yardfest—the College’s annual outdoor spring concert—on Friday.

UC Meeting
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UC To Partially Fund Yardfest Tailgates

While the Undergraduate Council expected the Office of Student Life to foot the bill for pre-Yardfest tailgates, the body voted to chip in $3000 to help.

Spring Days
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Spring Days

Tourists enjoy lawn games set out on the Science Center Plaza as part of the Harvard Common Spaces initiative.

Year in Review - Extra: Activity Fair
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New Clubs Will Have One Year Trial Period

​New student groups will not be fully recognized by the College for at least one year after their founding, and will have to meet with campus “experts” during that trial.

Dorm Crew
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Dorm Crew Adds Transition Advising Amid Calls for Low-Income 'Bridge' Program

Harvard Dorm Crew plans to shorten its work day and include extra advising sessions in its Fall Clean-Up schedule next semester.