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The Harvard Undergraduate Council’s weekly updates included a new partnership with Harvard Student Agencies and the UC election’s referenda results.
Looking to bolster standards of sexual conduct at the College, the Undergraduate Council discussed a change to its Finance Committee’s rules for funding student groups—a policy which representatives hope will help to prevent sexual assault.
Shaiba Rather '17 and Daniel V. Banks '17 embrace upon winning the election for Undergraduate Council President and Vice President. Coming in second place were William A. Greenlaw and William F. Morris IV '17, followed by a third place showing of Nick E. Gajdzik '16-17 and Jeffrey M. Ott '16-17.
Shaiba Rather ’17 and Daniel V. Banks ’17 edged out two other tickets to clinch the Undergraduate Council presidency and vice presidency in an election with the lowest undergraduate voter turnout since 2011.
If they garner enough support, questions that ask students to vote on measures that are far from actionable—even joke questions—can make it to the voting box.
Undergraduate Council vice presidential candidate Daniel V. Banks ’17 answers a question during the UC Debates held at the Institute of Politics on Tuesday evening. Banks, and his running mate Shaiba Rather ’17 are campaigning on a platform of making Harvard more inclusive and accessible to the entire student body.
Undergraduate Council presidential candidate Nick E. Gajdzik ’16-’17 answers a question during the UC Debates held at the Institute of Politics on Tuesday evening. Gajdzik and his running mate Jeffrey M. Ott ’16-’17 are outsider candidates who have never served on the UC and compete on the varsity wrestling team.
Undergraduate Council presidential candidate William A. Greenlaw ’17 answers a question during the UC Debates held at the Institute of Politics on Tuesday evening. Greenlaw and his running mate William F. Morris IV ’17 are campaigning on a platform emphasizing access to student mental health resources.
Undergraduate Council candidates debated at the Institute of Politics on Tuesday evening.
Tickets running for the Undergraduate Council voiced their opinions of race relations and social spaces on campus.
Three pairs of aspiring Undergraduate Council leaders faced off at Saturday night’s “UC-Crimson Crossfire” debate, but just one duo looked ready to fight.
Philosophy professor Sean D. Kelly speaks to the Undergraduate Council on upcoming changes to the General Education program.