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If they garner enough support, questions that ask students to vote on measures that are far from actionable—even joke questions—can make it to the voting box.
Undergraduate Council pushed a referendum asking students if the Pusey Library should “be transformed into a freshmen-oriented social space” to the upcoming election ballot.
Some representatives spoke out against the proposal, worrying that it would set a bad precedent for other student groups seeking to publicize their events.
Freshman Parents weekend is here. This upcoming weekend will see the Yard flooded with hundreds of parents from across the globe donning Crimson attire.
Job availability was on the minds of several students in attendance. “Inevitably one of the concerns of concentrating in the humanities is...having to find a job afterwards,” said Josh E. Stallings ’17.
The Freshman Dean's Office received $30,000 to fund large-group social outings into Boston.
While the Freshman Class Committee, which serves as the Undergraduate Council’s outlet for planning events and initiatives for freshmen, has long been referred to as a “committee,” it was not officially designated as one.
Formerly called “Unit Tests” and now called “Unit Reviews,” the optional exams still will function as practice tests.
Hey, get your mind out of the gutter! It’s not what you’re thinking. The busts we’re talking about are the ones mounted on the walls of Annenberg. As freshmen, rarely do we look up from our heaping piles of curly fries and carnival cookies to notice the many stern men staring down at us. Covering almost every inch of Annenberg’s walls, these devilishly handsome fellows are forever immortalized in smooth marble. While their busts are accompanied by a gold plaque detailing their major accomplishments and contributions to the University, we know you’ll never actually get around to reading them. Let us be your one and only source into the scandalous lives of Harvard’s elite.
The Serenity Room in Grays basement added drop-in classes on meditation and mindfulness.
Administrators are examining whether the College should also offer a pre-college bridge program to ease the transition to Harvard academics.
The EQC, which debuted without much traffic last semester, was designed to serve as a central hub for tutoring in select foundational economics courses.
Isaac M. Grafstein ’19 and Jose Miguel Undurraga ’19 pose on the couch in their common room in Holworthy. Grafstein and Undurraga dressed up for the photo to make sure they lived up to the reputation of their room.