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House Life

HUDS Updates Saturday Breakfast Service

Responding to student feedback, Harvard University Dining Services will now serve a heartier breakfast on Saturday mornings before brunch, according to an email announcement sent out on Thursday.

College

For Many UC Hopefuls, Humor Is a Touchstone

For a growing group of UC candidates—fueled by the surprise victory of UC President Gus A. Mayopoulos ’15 last year—humor has become the go-to strategy to separate themselves from this year’s field.

Meet Michael P. Burke, The Registrar
College

With New Catalog, Admins Hope To Re-Invent Browsing Experience

Administrators hope a new course catalog tool will spur students to reflect on their educational goals when searching for courses, even as some professors worry that more targeted search tools will limit exploration.

Iranian Policy Forum
IOP

Forum Looks at Approaches to ISIS, Iran

Two former national security advisors discussed approaches to Iran and the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria at the Institute of Politics on Tuesday night.

UC Elections
Undergraduate Council

Number of UC Hopefuls Increases by 20 Percent

One hundred and five undergraduates have declared candidacies for 44 open spots on the Undergraduate Council, marking a nearly 20 percent increase from the number of candidates in last year’s elections .

Indian College Excavations
Anthropology

Undergraduates Begin Excavations in Yard

Undergraduates taking Anthropology 1130: “The Archaeology of Harvard Yard” will be excavating in Harvard Yard for a fifth year as a part of the Harvard Yard Archeology Project.

Seniors

Class of 2015 Selects Class Marshals

While the eight class marshals elected to represent the Class of 2015 hail from seven different Houses, more than half study Economics, and only two are female.

College

Gen Ed Review Committee To Hold Town Hall Meetings

The meetings will contribute to a report assessing the state of the Gen Ed Program.

Dunster Construction
College

Dunster Renovations Incorporate Student Feedback

Student responses have informed changes such as enlarging shower spaces and adding study niches in residential halls.

House Life

Tiffanie Ting Appointed House Dean in Cabot

Tiffanie L. Ting, who served as acting dean in Currier House last spring and as a tutor there since 2008, was appointed as Cabot House’s new dean on July 17.

Mark Mitton: Magician
Student Life

Magician Entertains Quad Residents

A professional magician entertained more than 100 students and staff at Currier House with card tricks and Harry Potter-style stunts during a magic show on Thursday.

Student Group Travel
College

College Ups Funding for Student Group Transportation Following Student Death

The College will offer an additional $30,000 in grants for domestic student group travel this academic year in response to recommendations from a working group convened last spring.

College

All Houses To Restrict Inter-House Dining on Thursday Nights

The new policy, which is slated to take effect today, was announced in an email sent to the student body by Dean of the Office of Student Life Stephen Lassonde.

First Day of CS50
Computer Science

CS50 Logs Record-Breaking Enrollment Numbers

Nearly 12 percent of Harvard College is enrolled in one course, according to data released by the Faculty of Arts and Sciences Registrar’s Office Wednesday.

College

FAS Committee on Sexual Misconduct Hosts First Community Discussion

FAS Committee Chair Allison F. Johnson led a question-and-answer discussion on the new University-wide Title IX policy and its implications for FAS Tuesday.

Facebook at Puzzle Day
College

This Is CS50.

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Visual Arts

Intelligent Design: Negotiating the Identity of the Architecture Track

django unchained scene
Visual Arts

Script Doctors

Harvard vs. Yale
Yale

Freshman Survey Part V: A Look at New Haven