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UC Pushes Annual Student Shows To Look Elsewhere for Funding

The Undergraduate Council’s Finance Committee recently chose to cap funding for annual student performances at $1,000 this semester in an attempt to push student groups hosting the events to search for funding sources outside the UC.


Students Discuss Campus Social Life In Off-Record Meeting

Dozens of undergraduates piled into Winthrop House Junior Common Room on Monday for a nearly two hour-long discussion about exclusivity in social spaces at the College.

Lucas Carr and Matt Brown Near Finish Line

Bombing Memories Still Lingering, Harvard Affiliates Run Marathon

Two years after two bombings left the Boston Marathon’s finish line in chaos in 2013, more than a dozen Harvard students, faculty, and affiliates took to the 26.2 mile Marathon course on Monday.


Relay For Life Raises Over $30K for Cancer

The 12-hour event, one of many held annually around the world, centered on a fundraising walk around the Gordon Indoor Track. It also featured games, food, ceremonies, and performances by student groups.

Harvard Project Winner

Harvard Project Winner

Harvard Project winner Savannah N. Fritz ’17 speaks to the Council about her plans for the “Freshman Enrichment Program” at the UC’s penultimate general meeting of the semester.


Harvard Will Hold First University-Wide TEDx Event Next Fall

The event will be held next October, according to Christian G. B. Haigh ’16, the co-president of TEDxHarvardCollege, which is the student group in charge of putting on the event.

Harvard Project Winner

Freshman Enrichment Program Wins ‘Harvard Project’ Grant

The Freshman Enrichment Program, which was one of three finalists chosen last week by the Council’s Student Initiatives Committee, aims to help students from under-resourced high schools transition to life at Harvard.

General UC Meeting

UC Reps Discuss Visitas Event Fair Application

"Check In" will allow admitted students to use the camera on their smartphones to scan barcodes assigned to individual clubs, which will automatically register them for emails.

Heat Week Closing Rally

Divest Harvard Ends 'Heat Week' Protests

Environmental activist group Divest Harvard ended its six-day blockade of Massachusetts Hall on Friday after protesters delivered a petition demanding that Harvard divest its $35.9 billion endowment from fossil fuels to Loeb House, an administrative building.

Working Hard

Working Hard

Students soak in rays outside of Holworthy dorm in Harvard Yard on Thursday afternoon.

Grubbing While Listening
Student Life

Grubbing While Listening

Students listen to a panel on "Social Justice for Women of Color" in Harvard Hall on Thursday evening while also enjoying food provided at the event. The panel, which spoke about African American women’s divergent experiences with violence and socioeconomic hardship, was organized by the Action Committee of the Association of Black Harvard Women.

BSC Open Forum
Student Life

Despite Student Concerns, College Says BSC Move Will Not Affect Privacy

Administrators say they will not use information gathered from students’ meetings with Bureau of Study Counsel counselors for disciplinary purposes.

Sexual Assault Policy Meeting
Student Groups

Nine Months Later, Central Title IX Office Is Still Understaffed

Harvard has not yet fully staffed the centralized office that is in charge of investigating reports of sexual harassment, more than nine months after administrators announced its creation.

Student Life

Theater Concentration Courts Potential Concentrators

The professor who spearheaded the initiative to create the Theater, Dance, and Media concentration is turning his efforts to attracting both current students and admitted members of the Class of 2019.

Harvard-Yale Field

God of the Playing Field

For many of Harvard's athletes of faith, religion is a strong component of their identity both on and off the field. However, balancing that identity with the demands of a varsity sport is anything but easy.

Massachusetts Hall

Graduate Students Start Movement To Unionize

Central Administration

Amidst Title IX Debate, Law Faculty Raise Governance Concerns

John Stilgoe Office

John Stilgoe’s Secret History

Big States, Little States

Beyond Boston: Regional Diversity at Harvard