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Undergrads Seek Role in Presidential Search

The leaders of the Undergraduate Council requested an expanded student role in the search for University President Drew G. Faust’s successor.

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UC To Fund House Hygiene Pilot Program

​The Undergraduate Council voted to fund menstrual hygiene products in some upperclassmen Houses in fall 2017 at their last general meeting of the semester.

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HUIDs Will Double as CharlieCards for Class of 2021

Harvard University IDs will double as MBTA CharlieCards for the incoming Class of 2021 in a pilot program, the Undergraduate Council announced at their general meeting on Sunday.

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UC Passes Caucus Legislation Semester After Defeat

​The Undergraduate Council unanimously passed legislation formally establishing of caucuses Sunday.

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New Club Approval System Looks to Prevent Student Group Overlap

The Undergraduate Council's Rules Committee will only recommend new student groups for approval if they are not too similar to existing ones as part of a College-wide charge to limit redundancies​ in student organizations.

Free Massages
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Free Massages

Students enjoy free massages in the Straus Common Room as a part of the Undergraduate Council ‘We Care Week.’

Free Massages
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UC’s ‘We Care Week’ Looks to Relieve End-of-Semester Stress

​To ease stress of impending final papers and exams, Harvard College freshmen can now enjoy a petting zoo, massages, and free yoga classes as part of the Undergraduate Council’s “We Care Week” for the Class of 2020.

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UC Meeting

Undergraduate Council members Neel Mehta ’18 and Henry S. Atkins ’20 speak about sexual assault prevention legislation at Sunday evening’s UC meeting.

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UC To Partially Fund Yardfest Tailgates

While the Undergraduate Council expected the Office of Student Life to foot the bill for pre-Yardfest tailgates, the body voted to chip in $3000 to help.

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UC Reps Renew Effort to Hold Office Hours

Undergraduate Council representatives are making a more concerted attempt to hold office hours this semester in an effort to better comply with the body's own requirements.

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Khurana, Dingman Pen Op-Ed Defending Rejection of Program for Low Income Students

Khurana and Dingman published an op-ed defending the College’s rejection of a summer program for low income students.

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UC General Meeting

Eduardo A. Gonzalez ‘18, Salma Abdelrahman ’20 and Evan M. Bonsall ’19 present a letter condemning Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana’s rejection of the proposal for a summer bridge program for low-income students at the Undergraduate Council meeting on Sunday evening.

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UC Signs Letter of Support for Rejected Summer Bridge Program

The UC signed a letter of support for a summer bridge program at its general meeting, but only after members debated specifics of the letter’s language.

Khurana at the UC Meeting
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UC Leaders Announce Plan to Fund Opening Days Programming

The leaders of the Undergraduate Council have announced plans to fund additional programming for freshmen during Opening Days.

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UC To Provide Funds for Peer Counseling Groups’ Meals During Opening Days

The Undergraduate Council voted Sunday to provide funds to subsidize peer counseling groups’ meals during Opening Days this year.