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Undergraduate Council

Council Leaders Detail Measures To Increase Student Voice

Following a meeting with University President Drew G. Faust last week, Undergraduate Council leaders are moving forward with plans to better include student voice in administrative and faculty decisions.

UC Meeting - Alison Johnson
Undergraduate Council

UC Meeting - Alison Johnson

Alison F. Johnson, who is leading a committee of university members to update FAS policies sexual assault, is answering questions about the recent release of the Annual Security Report by HUPD. Johnson indicated that she thinks that the reason for Harvard's high number of forcible sex responses is that the university's reporting standards are better but that it should give no reason to not tackle the issue diligently.

UC Meeting - Alison Johnson
Undergraduate Council

UC Vows To Amp Up Student Voice

Top Undergraduate Council leaders have dialed up their criticism of a perceived lack of student inclusion in administrative decisions and will meet with University President Drew G. Faust Friday to demand reform.

Rape Culture
Undergraduate Council

Rape Culture

The Undergraduate Harvard Political Union hosts a discussion "Sexual Assault & Rape Culture" in the Lowell House Junior Common Room Thursday evening in which students voiced concerns and recommendations to improve communications and university response moving forward.

Annual HoCo Expenditure per Capita by House
College

Analysis Reveals Disparity in House Committee Budgets

Eliot’s House committee plans to spend about $120 per every undergraduate resident this year, while Adams’ House committee intends to spend about $70, a Crimson analysis of recently disclosed House budgets found.

College

UC Approves Budget, Elects New Secretary

Few changes were made to this year’s budget, but the Council did debate how to allocate additional funds it will receive in revenue.

The VP Meets the VP
Undergraduate Council

VP v. VP: Biden v. Goffard Comparisons

When he gave a speech on Thursday, United States Vice President Joe Biden could relate to Undergraduate Council Vice President Sietse K. Goffard ’15. But how much do they really have in common?

Eliot House Courtyard View
Undergraduate Council

Following Dispute, Eliot Strikes Last-Minute Accord with UC on HoCo Funding

Eliot House Committee leaders agreed midday Thursday to allow their proposed budget to be published by the Undergraduate Council alongside other House committee budgets, but only after a tense back-and-forth.

College

In First Meeting, Committee Discusses Reevaluating Difficulty Score

Faculty members and undergraduates discussed revisiting the decision to no longer display course difficulty scores on Wednesday at a Committee for Undergraduate Education meeting.

You There, Comarade!
Undergraduate Council

You There, Comarade!

Sietse K. Goffard '15, Gus A. Mayopoulos '15, and Stephen A. Turban '17 address the UC on Wednesday evening. A measure to increase accountability among members had just been passed.

Decisions, Decisions
Undergraduate Council

Decisions, Decisions

Sietse K. Goffard '15 and Gus A. Mayopoulos '15 address the UC during the first meeting of the year on Sunday evening. They discussed increasing the UC representatives' accountability, the Q Guide, and grant money procedures.

Decisions, Decisions
Undergraduate Council

Council Votes Against Q Change, Vows Increased Transparency

The meeting marked the first official Council-wide gathering of the fall semester and featured 44 new Council members who were elected just two weeks ago.

Religion and The American Dream
Undergraduate Council

Today in Photos (9/29/2014)

College

The FM Dictionary

Freshman Wander and The Mayopoulos Effect

UC Gender Equality over the Years
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UC Gender Equality over the Years

Data Sculpture
Visual Arts

Painting by the Numbers: Data Visualization

School at School
Columns

What We Forget About School: School

Head of the Charles
Men's Crew

Head of the Charles 2014

CS50 in Mather
Columns

CS50 and the Humanities