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Undergraduate Council

New UC Leaders Outline Agenda for Semester

Newly elected Undergraduate Council President Shaiba Rather ’17 and Vice President Daniel V. Banks ’17 said the Council’s goals this semester will include increasing administrative oversight of final clubs and bolstering sexual assault prevention.

Extracurriculars and Academics Town Hall
College

College Has Yet To Replace House Master Title

​After unanimously agreeing to change their collective titles last December, Harvard’s House masters have yet to agree on a replacement. However, that has not stopped speculation on potential replacement titles.

Knock Before Entering
College

Behind the Fox Club’s Closure, A Club Divided

As Fox undergraduates lobbied to admit women to their membership this fall, graduate board leaders struggled to toe the line with a group of other alumni who organized their own platform in opposition of the change.

Students Discuss Diversity and Inclusion
Student Life

Students Discuss Diversity and Inclusion

Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana speaks individually with an undergraduate as other attendees brainstorm in small groups what they would like to see the College focus on in terms of inclusion going forward. During the discussion on Wednesday night, Khurana and Brandon M. Terry ’05 talked about short and long-term goals and emphasized the importance of accountability.

Students Discuss Diversity and Inclusion
Student Life

Students Discuss Diversity and Inclusion

Assistant Dean of Student Life for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Emelyn de la Peña writes down guidelines for the discussion on the recently-published report written by Harvard's Diversity and Inclusion Committee. Topics discussed ranged from the lack of diverse representation in the College's general education program to the problems faced by Arab Americans, who feel that they go unrecognized on campus.

Students Discuss Diversity and Inclusion
College

Khurana Fields Criticisms on College Diversity

Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana fielded student criticisms on the state of diversity programming on campus and promised Wednesday night to implement short-term initiatives outlined in a recent report on diversity at the College.

College

Faculty May Vote To Reaffirm Commitment to Student Diversity

A report drafted by a faculty committee chaired by Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana outlines the development of religious, ethnic, and racial diversity at Harvard.

Dhruv Clarifies
College

Top UC Leaders Support House Master Name Change

Both the outgoing and incoming presidents of the Undergraduate Council say they support the College’s recent decision to rename the House master position, a title that some students had criticized as associated with slavery.

Extracurriculars and Academics Town Hall
College

House Masters ‘Unanimously’ Agree To Change Title

Administrators and House masters acknowledged Tuesday that the move to abandon the term was in part prompted by recent protests against racism on campuses across the country.

Massachusetts Hall
College

Latino Students Issue Demands to Administrators

Latino students met with University President Drew G. Faust on Thursday to discuss demands for greater inclusivity for students of color.

University Hall Closed for Veterans Day
College

Diversity Report Calls for Wide-Ranging Reforms

The report details three suggested areas of focus: training on student life diversity issues, accessibility and diversity of departmental offerings, and diversity among the faculty and College’s disciplinary bodies.

Rally In Support of Peers
College

Students Rally in Support of Black Activists at Peer Schools

​Dozens of students and Harvard affiliates gathered in the Science Center Plaza on Wednesday afternoon to rally in support of black student activists on other college campuses, where mass protests against racism have erupted in recent weeks.

Khurana Addresses Students
Breaking News

Khurana Addresses Students

Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana speaks with first-year students in Annenberg Hall, which stayed open following reports of a bomb threat on campus.

Khurana Addresses Students
Crime

Khurana Addresses Students

Khurana Addresses Students
Crime

Khurana Addresses Students

Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana speaks with first-year students in Annenberg Hall, which stayed open following reports of a bomb threat on campus.

Special Teams
Football

In Photos: The Game

Crimson-UC Crossfire Debate
College

The Back of the UC Ballot

Helicopter over Harvard
Crime

In Photos: Bomb Threat Shakes the Yard

College

A.D. Club ‘Strongly’ Opposes Membership Changes