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Gus and Sietse enter Massachusetts Hall to speak with Harvard University President Drew Faust on Thursday, February 20. While President Faust did not grant their request of $250,000, she advised them to speak to College administrators about their cause.
As one of his first initiatives as UC president, Gus A. Mayopoulos '15 tried to request $250,000 from University President Drew Faust for increased student activities funding. He and UC vice president Sietse K. Goffard '15 organized a rally outside Massachusetts Hall for students to gather and hear from leaders of other student organizations about the importance of a budget increase. Right before the UC 250K rally, Mayopoulos smears hair gel off of Goffard's forehead.
Undergraduate Council President Gus A. Mayopoulos '15 speaks to a crowd of students in front of Massachusetts Hall on Thursday, Feb. 20. Mayopoulos called the rally in support of a UC initiative to gain additional funding.
Shori Hijikata '16 and Mark M. Natividad '16 hold toilet paper thrown by Undergraduate Council president Gus A. Mayopoulos '15 and UC Vice President Sietse K. Goffard '15 after a rally held in front of Massachusetts Hall on Thursday, Feb. 20.
Undergraduate Council Vice President Sietse K. Goffard '15 throws toilet paper to a crowd of students during an organized rally to ask the university for increased funding.
Mayopoulos and Goffard said that they discussed the additional funding’s importance with the president and how it might be acquired, either through a term bill increase or directly from the University.
Hedge fund manager Kenneth C. Griffin ’89 has donated $150 million to Harvard and has directed at least $125 million of the gift to support financial aid at the College. The gift, announced by the University on Wednesday afternoon, is the largest in the history of Harvard College.
In advance of their meeting with University President Drew G. Faust Thursday, leaders of the Undergraduate Council on Sunday outlined fundraising models and broke down the ways in which the would spend the additional $250,000 the organization is seeking from the University.
In honor of Neil Patrick Harris’s upcoming visit, FM presents a revelatory string of connections linking our own University President Drew Gilpin Faust to the aforementioned dynamo.
We may be over halfway through the school year, but you’ve probably still not met one of those mythical Mass Hall unicorns yet. Proving they really do exist, a Mass Hall resident and one of Flyby’s very own Avni Nahar ’17 is here to dispel some myths and reveal some secrets about what life is like when you get to brush your teeth just feet away from the one and only Drew Gilpin Faust.
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The trip was the president's fifth to the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland since 2008.
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