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Contrary to administrators’ previous statements, Winthrop House residents will not live in swing housing next year to accommodate House renewal plans.
Students voice concerns about public service funding, accessibility, and inclusive social spaces on campus at an open forum with University President Drew G. Faust and Dean of the College Khurana.
Students said they believed that the pilot program which kept the Dunster and Currier dining halls open during spring break should be continued, though they complained of overcrowding.
Adams House Committee members present roses, cigars, and the house shield decal to incoming freshmen to the house in the Adams House Lower Common Room on Thursday evening.
After other dining halls close following dinner service on Friday, Currier and Dunster will remain open through spring break for lunch and dinner, but not breakfast.
Paying the brisk windy weather no heed, upperclassmen stood chanting in the Yard, sporting face paint and colorful House swag
Undergraduate Council leaders hope to reschedule Housing Day to the Friday before spring break to avoid conflicting with midterms next year.
Early Thursday, with fanfare, the College will welcome freshmen into one of its 12 residential Houses. But by this time next year, some of those students, dissatisfied with their assignments, will have made attempts to relocate.
About two percent of Harvard undergraduates, or 120 students, live off-campus. These off-campus students have, for various reasons, elected to opt out of the Residential House system, which administrators have called a “cornerstone” of Harvard’s undergraduate experience.