Steven S. Lee
Goffard, a representative from Currier House, defeated unexpected challenger and outgoing UC Secretary Meghamsh Kanuparthy ’16 by a vote of 28-14, with exclusively Council members casting the secret ballots.
C.C. Gong ’15, Sietse K. Goffard ’15, and Chika-Dike O. Nwokike ’15, all of whom lost their presidential or vice presidential bids last month, say they have not decided whether they will run for UC vice president when Gus A. Mayopoulos ’15 assumes the UC presidency.
The percentage of graduates in the life sciences concentration has risen in the last decade and has experienced a sizeable increase when compared to peer institutions.
Gus A. Mayopoulos ’15, the Undergraduate Council Vice President-Elect, will not resign as previously planned, he said late Monday night, a move that is expected to elevate him to the UC presidency.
After winning the Undergraduate Council presidential election with a plurality of votes on Thursday night, Samuel B. Clark ’15 and Gus A. Mayopoulos ’15 said they will resign from their positions immediately after they are instated as UC president and vice president, respectively.
Harvard students will be seeing a whole lot more of tomato basil ravioli soup at the dining halls after they return from Thanksgiving break.
The Undergraduate Council Election Commission confirmed Tuesday night that it will change the voting system for the ongoing UC election from the traditional Hare-Clark method to a plurality method after the Commission inadvertently violated election rules by disallowing voters from ranking all three tickets.
The voting window has opened for the UC Presidential and Referendum Elections.
While we at Flyby certainly applaud the UC’s choice in music, we question whether the Council might have better served us as voters by linking to candidate platforms, referenda questions, or heck, even the UC website.
On timely campus issues, the two serious tickets have much in common, and the third ticket much to joke about.
Activists from the student group Responsible Investment at Harvard solicited Undergraduate Council support for its new initiative for Harvard to adopt a “set of principles of ownership” for companies that Harvard wholly owns at the UC’s general meeting Sunday night.
Three tickets are vying to be the Undergraduate Council President and Vice President next year, according to Election Commission Chair Wesley K. Chen ’14.
When Harvard undergraduates vote for new Undergraduate Council leadership later this month, they will also have the chance to vote on four referenda expressing requests of the University ranging from gender neutral housing available to all students to public endorsement of comprehensive immigration reform.
In what will likely be the first of many votes in an Undergraduate Council effort to revise UC rules, representatives voted in favor of a revision to a portion of the UC Bylaws governing the structure of Council committees at a general meeting on Sunday.
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