Undergraduate Council

Queen's Head Pub
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Queen’s Head Pub Hosts Parties for Each Class Year

The Cambridge Queen’s Head, a student-operated pub, is hosting parties for students from each each class year in an effort to create more College-sanctioned social events for undergraduates.

UC Elections Fall 2016 Graphic
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UC Elections Fall 2016 Graphic

UC Elections Fall 2016 Graphic
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Forty-Two Win Seats on Undergraduate Council

​Forty-two students won election for a seat on the Undergraduate Council during this academic year, after results were announced Friday afternoon by UC Election Commission Chair Matthew C. Estes ’18.

Dean Khurana
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College Launches Sexual Assault Online Training Module

​The College is launching its first ever online sexual assault prevention training module, and requiring all undergraduates to complete the program by mid-October.

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After Deadline Extension, Number of Candidates for UC Hits 102

​A total of 102 students are running for seats on the Undergraduate Council for the 2016-2017 academic year, after the body decided to push back the deadline for declaring candidacy.

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Ninety-Five Students Declare Candidacy for UC

Campaigning and voting begin on Monday for the Undergraduate Council's fall 2016 election cycle. Several races will be uncompetitive, while freshmen continue to be the largest group of candidates.

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UC Passes $500,000 Interim Budget in First Meeting of Fall

Funds will be allocated to various Council committees and initiatives, including the new Grant for an Open Harvard College.

Petition Signing
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Standing Up: Student Groups Take on Sexual Assault

Despite efforts to improve trainings, some have suggested the brief sessions on their own may be insufficient.

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UC Postpones Inquiry into Bach Society Orchestra

The Undergraduate Council’s Finance Committee decided last month to postpone a planned inquiry into Bach Society Orchestra after the club raised concerns about the committee’​s system of due process for adjudicating alleged rule violations..

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UC Survey Indicates Support for Hot Breakfast in Houses

​Upperclassmen would eat breakfast more often if hot breakfast options were available in the College’s Houses, according to a survey conducted earlier this semester by the Undergraduate Council’s Student Life Committee.

Reframing And Research
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Student Researchers Aim to ‘Reframe Harvard’s History’

Students presented research on Harvard’s history of race relations, gender equality, and BGLTQ rights following intensifying discussion of such campus issues at an event hosted at Phillips Brooks House Thursday.

Shaiba and Danny
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UC Leaders Reflect on First Semester Goal to ‘Open Harvard’

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.

HUPD at Quad Formal
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HUPD at Quad Formal

Security officers watch over the Quad Formal Friday. Though HUPD is present around campus all hours of the day, extra security is required for formals and similar events, adding an additional cost to event budgets.

Satire V and On Harvard Time protest the Undergraduate Council
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Satire V and On Harvard Time protest the Undergraduate Council

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.

Satire V and On Harvard Time protest the Undergraduate Council
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UC Begins Debate Over Student Organization Comp Processes

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.