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Activists and Undocumented Students Disappointed By Sanctuary Campus Decision

Some students said they are disappointed by University President Drew G. Faust’s decision not to label Harvard a "sanctuary campus" although they remain optimistic about many of her proposals to protect undocumented immigrants.

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Implementation Committee on Track to Hand Khurana Recommendations in Spring

The committee tasked with implementing the College’s new policy penalizing members of single-gender final clubs and Greek organizations is on track to meet its deadline to offer Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana recommendations next semester.

The candidates
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How Did the UC Candidates Spend Their Money?

Four tickets vying to serve as next year’s Undergraduate Council president and vice president spent a total of $649.52 over the course of the UC’s 10-day campaign.

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Auditors Make Use of Informal System

“It’s a great great opportunity to be able to do what I’m doing and I hope I’m not violating any University policy,” said Robert “Bob” Karp ’61.

No Summertime Sadness
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Summer Funding Fair Simplifies Harvard Resources

With summer job and internship application deadlines approaching, many Harvard students are beginning the search for summer internships, research positions, and funding. A Office of Career Service fair Tuesday afternoon aimed to demystify the process and connect students with summer opportunities.

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Faculty Council Declines to Vote on Sanctions Motion

The Faculty Council has declined to vote on a motion opposing the College’s historic sanctions against members of final clubs, fraternities, and sororities, citing uncertainty about whether a vote for the motion would impact the policy.

Ellison Clarifies Role in Final Club Case
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Internal Divisions Rack Owl Club

An Owl club undergraduate’s email spurred an acrimonious exchange with one member of the graduate board, offering a glimpse into a wide rift between the undergraduate and graduate memberships

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Islamic Society Hosts Anti-Islamophobia Event

At a time when hate crimes against Muslim Americans have spiked to their highest levels since the wake of the Sept. 11 attacks, Harvard’s Islamic Society hosted a discussion highlighting discrimination faced by Muslims in the United States on Friday.

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New Alcohol Office Director Focuses on Strong Peer Engagement

Garrett O. Fitzgerald was hired this August as director of Harvard’s Office of Alcohol and Other Drug Services, the third in the office’s 11-year history.

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Alcohol Office Ends Free Water Bottle and Screening Event

The Office of Alcohol and Other Drug Services is discontinuing its annual National Alcohol Screening Day, an event intended to evaluate students’ drinking habits made popular by its distribution of free CamelBak water bottles.

Harry Lewis Q&A
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In FAQs, College Administrators and Lewis Lobby Faculty On Sanctions

Ahead of a contentious Faculty meeting, College administrators and computer science professor Harry R. Lewis ’68 have circulated documents to lobby faculty members with their respective arguments about historic penalties against members of single-gender social organizations​.

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Mather Faculty Deans to Retire in June

​Mather House Faculty Deans Christie McDonald and Michael D. Rosengarten announced Friday morning that they will resign their positions in June 2017.

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Houses Join Forces to Plan Winter Formals

Nine of Harvard’s 12 undergraduate residential Houses are planning winter formal dances this weekend, and most are teaming up to throw bigger bashes in Boston.

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Islamic Society to Host Anti-Islamophobia Event

A Facebook page for the teach-in invites attendees to “come learn about Islamophobia and anti-Muslim sentiment” in “the wake of the election.”

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Ethnic Studies Advocates Call for a Department, Research Center

A group of undergraduates and graduate students are circulating a petition among students, staff, and alumni that calls for the formation of an ethnic studies department and research center.