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UC Pushes Annual Student Shows To Look Elsewhere for Funding

The Undergraduate Council’s Finance Committee recently chose to cap funding for annual student performances at $1,000 this semester in an attempt to push student groups hosting the events to search for funding sources outside the UC.

College

Students Discuss Campus Social Life In Off-Record Meeting

Dozens of undergraduates piled into Winthrop House Junior Common Room on Monday for a nearly two hour-long discussion about exclusivity in social spaces at the College.

College

Relay For Life Raises Over $30K for Cancer

The 12-hour event, one of many held annually around the world, centered on a fundraising walk around the Gordon Indoor Track. It also featured games, food, ceremonies, and performances by student groups.

Harvard Project Winner
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Freshman Enrichment Program Wins ‘Harvard Project’ Grant

The Freshman Enrichment Program, which was one of three finalists chosen last week by the Council’s Student Initiatives Committee, aims to help students from under-resourced high schools transition to life at Harvard.

General UC Meeting
College

UC Reps Discuss Visitas Event Fair Application

"Check In" will allow admitted students to use the camera on their smartphones to scan barcodes assigned to individual clubs, which will automatically register them for emails.

Heat Week Closing Rally
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Divest Harvard Ends 'Heat Week' Protests

Environmental activist group Divest Harvard ended its six-day blockade of Massachusetts Hall on Friday after protesters delivered a petition demanding that Harvard divest its $35.9 billion endowment from fossil fuels to Loeb House, an administrative building.

Justice for All
College

Justice for All

Chrislene DeJean, creative organizer at Intelligent Mischief, spoke about African American women’s divergent experiences with violence and socioeconomic hardship as part of a panel on “Social Justice for Women of Color.” The panel was organized by the Action Committee of the Association of Black Harvard Women and took place in Harvard Hall on Thursday afternoon, while Divest Harvard protests took place outside.

BSC Open Forum
Student Life

Despite Student Concerns, College Says BSC Move Will Not Affect Privacy

Administrators say they will not use information gathered from students’ meetings with Bureau of Study Counsel counselors for disciplinary purposes.

Sexual Assault Policy Meeting
Student Groups

Nine Months Later, Central Title IX Office Is Still Understaffed

Harvard has not yet fully staffed the centralized office that is in charge of investigating reports of sexual harassment, more than nine months after administrators announced its creation.

Student Life

Theater Concentration Courts Potential Concentrators

The professor who spearheaded the initiative to create the Theater, Dance, and Media concentration is turning his efforts to attracting both current students and admitted members of the Class of 2019.

Harvard-Yale Field
College

God of the Playing Field

For many of Harvard's athletes of faith, religion is a strong component of their identity both on and off the field. However, balancing that identity with the demands of a varsity sport is anything but easy.

Freshman Resident Dean Ranen
College Administration

Freshman Resident Dean Ranen

“The organizers from Divest were fantastic,” said Freshman resident dean for Ivy Yard Michael C. Ranen in an interview. “They reached out to every single one of the students and the proctor assuring them that they would be able to go in and out and offered to meet with them individually before it started.”

The View from Inside Mass Hall
College

Doors Blockaded, Mass. Hall Freshmen Adjust Their Routines

As Divest Harvard blocks administrators from accessing offices inside of Mass. Hall, the 14 freshmen who live in the campus’s oldest standing building have tried out a new routine.

College

Student Group Created in Response to Pfoho Poster Incident

A group of students responded to the controversial posters parodying Renegade magazine by forming a "collective" to discuss free speech.

University Hall Blockade
College

'Heat Week' Protests Affect Classes Across Campus

Divest Harvard members say their occupation of Massachusetts Hall has added to their academic experience, and some professors have incorporated discussion of the protest into their curricula.

Massachusetts Hall
FAS

Graduate Students Start Movement To Unionize

Central Administration

Amidst Title IX Debate, Law Faculty Raise Governance Concerns

John Stilgoe Office
College

John Stilgoe’s Secret History

Big States, Little States
College

Beyond Boston: Regional Diversity at Harvard