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Noah J. Delwiche

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Four UC Tickets Vie for Space on Ballot, Two Penalized Thus Far

Undergraduate Council elections have kicked off amid some confusion about rules for soliciting petition signatures via Facebook.

Undergraduate Council

Sexual Assault Task Force To Host Student Focus Group Sessions

The President’s Task Force on the Prevention of Sexual Assault will begin hosting student focus group sessions early next month.

The Square

Biden Caravan Shuts Down Square Briefly En Route to Fundraiser

Several streets in an around the Square were temporarily shut down Wednesday evening, as a caravan of vehicles and limousines carrying Vice President Joseph R. Biden to and from a nearby fundraiser passed through Cambridge.

Undergraduate Council

UC Outlines Elections Procedures

The Undergraduate Council detailed the timeline for presidential elections and the referenda procedure in its general meeting Sunday.

Club Sports Grants
Undergraduate Council

UC Ups Club Sports Funding But Alleges Athletic Dept. Cuts

Despite a near 60 percent increase in the number of club sports that applied for Undergraduate Council funding this semester, the Council is expected to, on average, fund organizations at higher rates than last year.

Undergraduate Council

Council Leaders Detail Measures To Increase Student Voice

Following a meeting with University President Drew G. Faust last week, Undergraduate Council leaders are moving forward with plans to better include student voice in administrative and faculty decisions.

UC Meeting - Alison Johnson
Undergraduate Council

UC Vows To Amp Up Student Voice

Top Undergraduate Council leaders have dialed up their criticism of a perceived lack of student inclusion in administrative decisions and will meet with University President Drew G. Faust Friday to demand reform.

Annual HoCo Expenditure per Capita by House

Analysis Reveals Disparity in House Committee Budgets

Eliot’s House committee plans to spend about $120 per every undergraduate resident this year, while Adams’ House committee intends to spend about $70, a Crimson analysis of recently disclosed House budgets found.

Leverett Arrest

Arrest Made Outside Lev After Alleged Cell Phone Theft

The Cambridge Police Department arrested an unidentified youth after an unarmed robbery Sunday outside Leverett House, following a chase.


UC Approves Budget, Elects New Secretary

Few changes were made to this year’s budget, but the Council did debate how to allocate additional funds it will receive in revenue.

Eliot House Courtyard View
Undergraduate Council

Following Dispute, Eliot Strikes Last-Minute Accord with UC on HoCo Funding

Eliot House Committee leaders agreed midday Thursday to allow their proposed budget to be published by the Undergraduate Council alongside other House committee budgets, but only after a tense back-and-forth.

Decisions, Decisions
Undergraduate Council

Council Votes Against Q Change, Vows Increased Transparency

The meeting marked the first official Council-wide gathering of the fall semester and featured 44 new Council members who were elected just two weeks ago.

UC Gender Equality over the Years
Undergraduate Council

UC Records Indicate Greatest Gender Imbalance in Four Years

Only about one out of every four candidates who ran in this year’s Undergraduate Council election was female—the greatest gender disparity in candidate declarations in five years. And of those elected, only slightly more than one out of three is a woman, according to a Crimson analysis confirmed by the UC Elections Commission.


44 Reps. Elected to Undergraduate Council

Of the winners, about 30 percent are women, a sharp decline from last year, when the entire council was nearly evenly split.


For Many UC Hopefuls, Humor Is a Touchstone

For a growing group of UC candidates—fueled by the surprise victory of UC President Gus A. Mayopoulos ’15 last year—humor has become the go-to strategy to separate themselves from this year’s field.

Men's Ice Hockey

Hockey Preview 2014

The Oval

Seeing Red: Stanford v. Harvard

blood handprint

Dead Letter: The Aesthetics of Horror

Election Strategy

Where Did All The Ideas Go?