Undergraduate Council President Shaiba Rather ’17 and UC Vice President Daniel V. Banks ’17, who campaigned on a platform to "Open Harvard," said they hoped to institutionalize several of the Council's initiatives in the fall.
Members of Satire V and On Harvard Time stage a BYOB, or “bring your own berries,” protest of the Harvard Undergraduate Council. Members of the two comedy groups demanded transparency from the “berry-ocracy” and blamed the UC for the disappearance of Amelia Earhart.
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.
Members of the Undergraduate Council’s Finance Committee will push to change the rule prohibiting the body from funding events during reading period, after the regulation generated controversy and caused multiple financial errors in recent weeks.
After a year of planning, the first installment of the UC’s Club 1636, an initiative to provide campus-wide social events, is set to take place Wednesday evening in the basement of Tex-Mex eatery Border Cafe.
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.
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.
In response to concerns that clubs may be misrepresenting information, the Undergraduate Council’s Finance Committee wrote a formal procedure Sunday for conducting inquiries into student organizations accused of dishonesty in their UC grant applications.
Events on campus may offer more food from now on, thanks to a new Undergraduate Council policy.