Establishing a social choice fund will by no means solve the current issues of how the endowment is managed, but it is a modest and important first step toward getting the entire endowment to be run by ESG criteria.
The evolution from the confrontational forum to the cozy committee is emblematic of a new approach: Bicknell and Yalamanchi profess a belief that often, the best way to acheive students’ goals is not to fight administrators but to befriend them.
Thirteen new student organizations, whose missions range from fostering a vibrant social scene to facilitating emergency medical services, were approved for recognition by the Committee on Student Life last Thursday.
This fall, the Undergraduate Council—in partnership with the Happiness Project at Harvard and the Office of Student Life—will launch a competition that will grant the winning proposal $10,000 for the repurposing of an underutilized campus space.
When the three-man group Das Racist took the stage, overlooking the Harvard students gathered at YardFest in Tercentenary Theater, they offered a greeting that perhaps has not been yelled from the steps of Memorial Church before.
In addition to the previously revealed YardFest performers The Cataracs and Das Racist, mash-up artist 3LAU and the student motown and soul band The Nostalgics will perform at this year’s event, the College Events Board announced on Friday.
We call on fellow students to listen to these untold stories. The oppressive and stagnant status quo must be reformed; this can only be done when the international community holds Israel accountable for its transgressions.
Although House life has come to be seen as a defining part of the Harvard experience, the actual traditions of Housing Day, when all freshmen are placed in their future homes, are less than a decade old.
The Harvard College Palestine Solidarity Committee is excited to co-sponsor the One State Conference at Harvard from March 3-4, 2012. It is our sincere hope that the One State Conference will be an innovative, unprecedented academic forum for discussing the potential of the one-state solution.
At the Committee of Student Life meeting Thursday morning, College administrators and House Masters discussed an initiative proposed that would develop and implement a University-wide smoke-free policy.
Quad-based caffeine addicts can once again get their fix in the basement of Cabot House E entryway at Cabot Café, which re-opened Monday night. The café, which started last spring, has been closed since December for renovations.