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New Humanitarian Studies Course Debuts

The course, entitled GHHP 70: “Global Response to Disasters and Refugee Crises,” is intended to teach students to apply global health theory and policy to real-world humanitarian crises.

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.

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Latino Students Discuss Unity at Town Hall

​More than two months after Latino students voiced a series of demands to Harvard’s central administration, student groups hosted a town hall with a focus on bridging gaps between what students say to be somewhat fragmented student groups.

BSC Open Forum
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Committee on Undergraduate Education Discusses Gen Ed Transition

​Undergraduates who have taken General Education courses under current categories will receive credit for those classes after the Faculty of Arts and Sciences rolls out a revamped program, according to Stephanie H. Kenen, the Administrative Director for Gen Ed.

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Student Travel to Cuba Grows Amid Thawing Relations

As relations thaw between the United States and Cuba, Harvard undergraduates are showing an increased interest in the island nation, though some are wary of how the influx of Americans to the country will influence the educational experience there.

Debating Political Correctness
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Students Debate Merits, Pitfalls of Political Correctness

​In light of a contentious year on college campuses across the nation, a small crowd of a hundred students gathered Tuesday evening to watch four of their peers debate the merits and pitfalls of political correctness and “PC culture.”

Crime

Freshmen Launch Crowdfunding Site After Phone Scam

The two students said they started a fundraising campaign after they were the victims of a phone-based scam that led both of them to wire more than $1,500 to Puerto Rico.

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Harvard and MIT Launch New Online Cross-Registration System

Harvard students hoping to cross-register at MIT will encounter a simpler, online-only process to do so starting Tuesday, where previously they had to go through a bevy of logistical hurdles.

Quad Talk
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New Initiative Brings Mental Health Resources to the Quad

QuadTalk, a new initiative aimed at expanding mental health resources to Harvard’s Radcliffe Quad​, opened its doors Sunday night in the basement of Pforzheimer House.

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'Technical Difficulties' Delay Expos Sectioning for Freshmen

The system designed to assign Expos sections experienced “unexpected technical difficulties” late Saturday night, pushing sectioning into the following evening.

Iowa Caucus Watch Party
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Students Gather at IOP to Watch Iowa Caucus Results

Political activists and enthusiasts from both ends of the political spectrum flooded into the John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum to watch as the Iowa caucuses unfolded, marking the end of the year-long buildup to the 2016 presidential election.

Best Foot Forward
Women's Squash

No. 1 Women's Squash Hands No. 5 Trinity Second Straight Home Loss

​The No. 1 Harvard women’s squash team (6-0, 3-0 Ivy League) downed No. 5 Trinity (7-3, 0-0 NESCAC) 7-2 in its first away game of 2016 at the Kellner Squash Center in Hartford, C.T.

Undergraduate Council

New UC Leaders Outline Agenda for Semester

Newly elected Undergraduate Council President Shaiba Rather ’17 and Vice President Daniel V. Banks ’17 said the Council’s goals this semester will include increasing administrative oversight of final clubs and bolstering sexual assault prevention.

There’s Something In The Water
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Harvard Dining Introduces Flavored Water

​Students returning to campus after winter break were greeted by new flavored-water machines in many of Harvard’s undergraduate dining halls.

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College Surveys Students' Religious Affiliations

Undergraduates registering for the spring semester this past week were asked their religious identification and affiliation, as part of an effort both to gauge the religious demographics at the College and connect students with appropriate Harvard chaplains.

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