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Emerge
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Emerge

Student musician group Emerge played four indie-music songs with yangqin, strings, and voice in Adolphus Busch Hall Saturday afternoon.

Satire V and On Harvard Time protest the Undergraduate Council
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UC Begins Debate Over Student Organization Comp Processes

The Undergraduate Council considered legislation Sunday to gather data from the Office of Student Life about the requirements students must complete in order to join organizations.

HUPD at Quad Formal
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In Formal Planning, Students Budget for Security and Safety

Students organizing on-campus formals are remembering to arrange for security in addition to all the other costs associated with the event, prompting concerns over expenses for some House Committees.

Harvard Wears Denim Campaign
Student Groups

Harvard Wears Denim Campaign

Students speak with Harvard Wears Denim campaign organizers at a station in the Science Center Plaza on Wednesday. The campaign, meant to raise awareness about sexual assault, asked supporters to wear denim that day in memorial of a 1998 Italian Supreme Court decision in which a rape conviction was overturned because the victim had been wearing jeans allegedly too tight to remove without her consent.

Adams House Remembers Haley Rue
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Adams House Remembers Haley Rue

Five Years From Now, an art installation by Nina Luo ’17, hangs over the Adams House Dining Hall entryway in celebration of the life of Haley Rue, who passed away in 2014.

UC Reading Period Funding

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Common App To Increase Gender-Identity Options

​High school applicants to Harvard will have more options to indicate their gender identity through the Common Application starting this summer.

IOP Survey Spring 2016 Graphic
Student Groups

Millennials Prefer Democrats Keep the White House, IOP Poll Finds

Millennials prefer a Democrat win this year's presidential election by an almost 30 percent margin, according to the Institute of Politics' Public Opinion Project spring poll.

Fly Club
On Campus

Fly Club

The Fly Club displays its flag Monday afternoon. The club is one of six all-male final clubs on campus that are not affiliated with the University.

Security in the Yard
Crime

Citing Recent Thefts, Students Call for Security Cameras

In response to recent thefts in River Houses and Harvard Yard dormitories, the Undergraduate Council’s Student Life Committee issued a memo last week expressing support for exterior security cameras outside of residence halls. ​

VES Tutorial
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VES Tutorial

Students present their projects during VES 97: Sophomore Tutorial, which takes place in Linden Street Studios.

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Foodbetter Summit Stirs Discussion on Sustainability

The Foodbetter Harvard Initiative held a cornucopia of events last week, ranging from panels with celebrity chefs to a sustainability and innovation fair, intended to promote conversations about healthy and sustainable food choices on campus.

Fly Club
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Fly Calls for Khurana to Step Back from Final Club Discourse

The Fly Club publicly called for an end to Khurana’s involvement in negotiations with the unrecognized, historically single-gender organizations.

UC Meeting
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Debate Over UC Initiatives Raises Concerns About Funding Practices

The Undergraduate Council voted to allocate more than $8,000 to various initiatives during its general meeting Monday, although some votes prompted concerns that the UC was publicizing and funding events before formal approval.

Mumps Timeline (As of 4.25.16)
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Mumps Count Rises to 40, Concerning HUHS Director

Harvard University Health Services Director Paul J. Barreira said he was “more concerned now” about the spread of mumps on campus than at any other point during the outbreak.