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Students Discuss Mental Health Through Spoken Word, Dance, Conversation

In an effort to break the silence on an often-stigmatized topic, members of the Harvard community gathered to share experiences with mental illness through spoken word, interpretive dance, and candid conversations at Friday night’s second-annual “Words on the Mind” open mic night.

Undergraduate Council

UC Celebrates Coming Out

Sporting colors from the rainbow flag and gay-friendly pins, Undergraduate Council members opened the second General Meeting of the year by taking part in a photo project organized by the Office of BGLTQ Student Life.


UC Elects 43 New Members

The results of the Undergraduate Council General Election, announced Friday night, reveal an increase in female representation and the faltering of the newly formed Crimson Coalition.

Undergraduate Council

UC Election Results Released

The votes have been tallied, and the results are in. Without further ado, your 2012 General Election Representative winners:

Undergraduate Council

UC Candidate's Campaign Suspended...Again

Samuel F. Wohns '14, a UC candidate and leader in the newly formed Crimson Coalition, was handed down his second campaign suspension Wednesday evening after sending unsolicited messages to Quincy House residents.


UC Voting Now Open

Get your ballots ready! The voting window for the Undergraduate Council General Election is officially open. Vote for your Representative ...

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Coalition Hit With Campaign Sanctions

On what was supposed to be the first full day of campaigning for the Undergraduate Council’s general election, the Election Commission announced sweeping disciplinary action against candidates running as part of the newly formed Crimson Coalition.

Class of 2016 Freshman Convocation

Eager Freshmen Get Early Start to Election

Mitt Romney announced on June 2, 2011. President Obama declared a couple months earlier on April 4. The first candidate for this month's Undergraduate Council elections made public his intentions nearly a month before even arriving on campus, on August 4, 2012.

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UC Video Encourages Female Candidates

“Run.” That’s the message to women in a newly released video featuring Undergraduate Council Vice President Pratyusha Yalamanchi ’13.

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Remodeled SOCH Floor Opens

After months of planning, the remodeled first floor of the Student Organization Center at Hilles officially opened Wednesday night to cheers, public addresses, and free popcorn.


Newly Formed 'Crimson Coalition' Aims to Reform UC

The Crimson Coalition, a newly formed group that aims to reform the Undergraduate Council by gaining a majority of seats in the next election, held its first meeting Sunday night to bring together student voices as the group shapes its agenda.


Sophomore Class Receives Blue As Class Color

The sophomore class was welcomed back to campus Thursday at a ceremony in Memorial Church that featured the official presentation of the Class of 2015’s color: blue.


UC Distributes Emergency Cards

This semester, students are being provided with new emergency cards which aggregate the contact information for multiple resources in one place.

How Selective is Too Selective?

How Selective Is Too Selective?

Some question whether by becoming too exclusive, Harvard and other ultra-selective colleges might eventually discourage qualified applicants from even bothering to apply.

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