Sietse Goffard ‘15 swore in as UC Vice President with one hand on the UC Constitution in Sever Hall on December 8.
This year’s UC presidential election process, which seems finally to have come to a close last night, has given us more whiplash than the most fearsome of roller coasters. With all the twists, turns, and dramatic plot twists that went on right here on our own campus, suddenly everything else suddenly seemed less exciting in comparison. Here are some examples.
Gus Mayopolous ‘15 swears in as UC President with one hand on the UC Constitution in Sever Hall on December 8. Sietse Goffard ‘15 swore in as UC Vice President.
Goffard, a representative from Currier House, defeated unexpected challenger and outgoing UC Secretary Meghamsh Kanuparthy ’16 by a vote of 28-14, with exclusively Council members casting the secret ballots.
C.C. Gong ’15, Sietse K. Goffard ’15, and Chika-Dike O. Nwokike ’15, all of whom lost their presidential or vice presidential bids last month, say they have not decided whether they will run for UC vice president when Gus A. Mayopoulos ’15 assumes the UC presidency.
Gus A. Mayopoulos ’15, front, stands alongside his running mate Sam B. Clark ’15 in the UC presidential debate last month. The duo was elected as UC vice president and president, respectively, in the Nov. 18-21 election.
Gus A. Mayopoulos ’15, the Undergraduate Council Vice President-Elect, will not resign as previously planned, he said late Monday night, a move that is expected to elevate him to the UC presidency.
Just hours before the Undergraduate Council Vice President-Elect told The Crimson that he no longer plans to step down, the UC met to approve a change to the bylaws designed to prepare for potential vacancies in the President and Vice President-Elect positions.
Following an unprecedented series of events culminating with joke ticket candidates Samuel B. Clark ’15 and Gus A. Mayopoulos ’15 winning and immediately announcing plans for resignation from the positions of Undergraduate Council president and vice president, Flyby returns with another interview with these two rising politicians.
From winning the UC election to becoming an instant YouTube celebrity, last week was a big one for Samuel B. Clark '15. Here, Flyby presents the untold story of Clark’s sensational triumph.
In a year when students elected a ticket running under the slogan “You could do worse,” undergraduates reflected on what the first-ever-winning joke ticket means for student government at Harvard.
After winning the Undergraduate Council presidential election with a plurality of votes on Thursday night, Samuel B. Clark ’15 and Gus A. Mayopoulos ’15 said they will resign from their positions immediately after they are instated as UC president and vice president, respectively.
Come next weekend, hundreds of Harvard students will be piling into buses to make the famed pilgrimage to the rough and tumble streets of New Haven, home of the number one safety school. To pass the travel time as Harvard prepares for its seventh consecutive win, take a listen to these classics: