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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.

Harvard Pow Wow
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Photos of the Weekend 05.01.16

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Amid More Funding Errors, UC Considers Reading Period Rule Change

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.

Border Cafe
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Border Cafe

Club 1636, a party sponsored by the Undergraduate Council, will be held in Border Cafe on Wednesday.

Border Cafe
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In New Initiative, UC Hopes to Create Alternative Social Spaces

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.

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UC Meeting

At the Undergraduate Council general meeting Monday night, members discuss the logistics of funding events responsibly.

Security in the Yard
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Citing Recent Thefts, Students Call for Security Cameras

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. ​

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Debate Over UC Initiatives Raises Concerns About Funding Practices

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.

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UC Establishes Procedure for Inquiry into Student Organization Dishonesty

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.

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UC Finance Committee Increases Food Funding Allocation

Events on campus may offer more food from now on, thanks to a new Undergraduate Council policy.

“Blank Makes Me Happy” Wall
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“Blank Makes Me Happy” Wall

Students write what makes them happy during the Harvard Happiness Project study break Wednesday evening in Ticknor Lounge.

Winthrop HoCo Meeting
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Holding Down the House: HoCos at Harvard

Addressing issues ranging from hot breakfast to security guidelines, the House committees have historically been active participants in the residential experience at the College.