Melody Y. Hu
Undergraduate Council presidential candidate Ryan P. Halprin ’12 communicates telepathically with his running mate Aneliese K. Palmer ’12—an ability the two say will benefit them in the election.
Students browse at the annual Phillips Brooks House Association Plant Sale. Proceeds from the sale will benefit PBHA’s community development work in the Boston and Cambridge areas.
Junior co-captain Matt Jones and the young Crimson volleyball team begin the 2011 campaign tonight against Newbury College. Jones was second on the team in kills last year, eight behind former co-captain Eric Kuld ’10.
Michael W. McLean ’12 won an uncontested race for the Harvard Republican Club presidency last night after Luis A. Martinez ’12 pulled out of the contest while denying accusations that he forged an e-mail from the consulting firm McKinsey & Company to Harvard students.
The College accepted approximately 93 percent of undergraduate applications for on-campus housing during the second January Term, according to winter break coordinator Erin E. Goodman. The 1,375 undergraduate students who applied for housing were notified of the college’s decisions yesterday. Approximately 1,275 requests were approved.
The Office of Career Services plans to remain open and offer off-campus trips during the Optional Winter Activities Week this January, adding to the list of College-sponsored activities available during that time.
Dean of the College Evelynn M. Hammonds has charged a new working group with examining student life issues on campus for bisexual, gay, lesbian, and transgender undergraduates.
Starting this semester, undergraduates and some graduate students will be required to tentatively declare their course schedules for the following semester months before shopping period begins.
Starting next semester, undergraduates and some graduate students will be required to tentatively declare their course schedules months before shopping period begins.
Plans for formal programming for this year’s inaugural Optional Winter Activities Week—which runs from Jan. 16 until the beginning of spring semester—have begun to take shape, with both student-initiated and University-sponsored events confirmed for the period.
The New England Dessert Showcase 2010, held in the Westin Copley Place on Saturday, featured the world’s largest Boston Cream Pie, baked and assembled by the culinary students at Southern New Hampshire University.
The Undergraduate Council will allocate a portion of its term-time student activities budget to funding student-initiated events occurring on campus during the last week of January Term, according to UC President Johnny F. Bowman ’11.
The Student Life Fund has been renewed with $50,000 for the current academic year, according to an announcement by Dean of the College Evelyn M. Hammonds last Thursday.