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35 Students Declare UC Candidacy in Midterm Election

Students across eight Houses and Oak Yard have declared their candidacies for the 11 seats open in this year's midterm elections to the Undergraduate Council.

Loeb House
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Former UC Leaders Discuss Campus Social Life with Overseers

Ava Nasrollahzadeh '16 and Dhruv P. Goyal '16 spoke on a panel in Loeb House Sunday focused on "undergraduate life outside the classroom."

UC Representatives Meet in the SOCH
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UC Representatives Meet in the SOCH

Members of the Harvard Undergraduate Council meet in the SOCH on Sunday afternoon to discuss issues and concerns raised by the student body.

UC Representatives Meet in the SOCH
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UC Votes to Reform 'Bridging and Belonging' Fund

​The Undergraduate Council voted Sunday to rebrand and repurpose its Bridging and Belonging Fund in the hopes of encouraging its use by allowing students and student groups to apply for funding.

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Unlocking the Bridging and Belonging Grant

The Undergraduate Council's plans to refashion the requirements around the Bridging and Belonging Grant are promising.

Shaiba and Danny
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Shaiba and Danny

UC President and Vice President Shaiba Rather ‘17 and Danny Banks ‘17 preside over Sunday night’s Undergraduate Council Meeting.

Special Elections and Ventfull’s End
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Special Elections and Ventfull’s End

The Undergraduate Council meets in the Leverett House Library Theater on Sunday night. Issues discussed at the meeting included upcoming special elections to fill vacant Council positions and the end of the Ventfull pilot program.

Berning Questions
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Photos of the Day (01/31/16)

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Students to Meet With Overseers, UC Leaders Say

The Board of Overseers plans to meet informally with undergraduate students ahead of the body’s next meeting, according to newly elected Undergraduate Council President Shaiba Rather ’17 and Vice President Daniel V. Banks ’17.

Shaiba and Danny
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Calendar App Ventfull Shuts Down

A mobile calendar application that last year’s Undergraduate Council leaders lauded and funded, even as some representatives questioned its efficacy, has powered down.

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New UC Leaders Outline Agenda for Semester

Newly elected Undergraduate Council President Shaiba Rather ’17 and Vice President Daniel V. Banks ’17 said the Council’s goals this semester will include increasing administrative oversight of final clubs and bolstering sexual assault prevention.

Lassonde Residence
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Mather Residents Praise Lassonde

Dean of Student Life Stephen Lassonde’s imminent departure has left many undergraduates in Mather questioning his sudden exit and praising his involvement in the House, where he currently lives.

Social Justice Over Dinner
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Harvard Administrators Apologize for Controversial Placemats

Harvard College administrators apologized for the creation and distribution of controversial placemats that advise students on how to discuss topics of race and diversity with family members, saying the materials failed to respect principles of academic freedom.

UC Initiation
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UC Initiation

Daniel V. “Danny” Banks '17, left, recites an oath to be initiated as vice president of the Undergraduate Council on Sunday, as Dean of Student Life Stephen Lassonde and outgoing vice president Dhruv P. Goyal '16 look on.

UC Initiation
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After Lengthy Debate, UC Votes To Fund Ventfull

In the Undergraduate Council’s last meeting this semester, representatives narrowly voted to continue funding the calendar application Ventfull, with many calling the initiative—which the outgoing leaders have touted as an accomplishment—a failed program.

Special Teams
Football

In Photos: The Game

Crimson-UC Crossfire Debate
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The Back of the UC Ballot

Helicopter over Harvard
Crime

In Photos: Bomb Threat Shakes the Yard

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A.D. Club ‘Strongly’ Opposes Membership Changes