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Andrew J. Zucker

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UC To Provide Tampons in Freshman Dorms

​The Undergraduate Council passed legislation to allocate $1,000 for tampons and other feminine hygiene products in freshman dorms.

Undergraduate Council

UC Pens Letter Criticizing Datamatch Gender Choices

Twenty-six members of the Undergraduate Council, including UC President Yasmin Z. Sachee ’18 and UC Vice President Cameron K. Khansarinia ’18, signed a letter admonishing Datamatch’s restrictive gender choices.

Freshmen Frenzy
Undergraduate Council

Students Partake in UC-Sponsored Snowball Fight

Chomping on donuts and sipping hot chocolate, freshmen reveled in the snow Monday courtesy of a Undergraduate Council-sponsored snowball fight in Elm Yard.

UC General Meeting

UC Votes to Form 'Identity Coalition'

UC representatives also discussed criticisms of the Datamatch survey, which only includes "male" and "female" gender options.


Smith to Address Student Textbook Prices, UC Says

At a meeting with Undergraduate Council leaders Friday, University President Drew G. Faust said she will ask Faculty of Arts and Sciences Dean Michael D. Smith to discuss the rising costs of textbooks.


Twelve Elected to UC After Low-Turnout Election

​Twelve students were elected to the Undergraduate Council Friday after a two-day voting period for the Council’s midterm election.

Undergraduate Council

UC Internally Debuts New Software for Vetting Grants

​The Undergraduate Council’s Finance Committee internally debuted a system meant to streamline the Council’s grant application and approval process Wednesday.


27 Students Declare Candidacy in UC Midterm Election

Twenty seven students have so far declared candidacy for 12 open seats on the Undergraduate Council in its midterm election.

Undergraduate Council Meeting

UC Broadens Student Grant’s ‘Compelling Interests’

The Undergraduate Council passed legislation expanding the "compelling interests" of the Grant for an Open Harvard College to include “race, culture, and faith relations” and “financial accessibility.”

Sachee and Khansarinia

Sachee and Khansarinia Detail First UC Initiatives

Sachee and Khansarinia said they plan to put forth several initiatives to connect Harvard’s marginalized groups with College administrators during their first months in office.


‘Omni’ Updates Include Mange Integration, Enhanced Shuttle Tracker

College administrators and undergraduates recently launched a revamped version of the smartphone application “Omni @Harvard College,” adding a schedule for food trucks and an “enhanced” shuttle tracker, among other features.

Jonah M. Kallenbach

The Social Science

About a quarter of Intel Science Talent Search finalists from the past five years attended or are currently attending Harvard College.

Shuttle Reminder
Student Groups

First-Time College Voters Anticipating Election

First-time Harvard voters in the U.S. presidential election say this year’s controversial candidates have both motivated and dampened their enthusiasm to vote Tuesday.

Chuck Hagel at the IOP

Former Defense Secretary Hagel Calls Trump 'Not a Republican Leader'

Former U.S. Secretary of Defense Charles T. "Chuck" Hagel lamented the current state of American presidential politics at the Kennedy School on Tuesday, chastising the GOP and its presidential nominee Donald Trump.


Students Herald Halloween at House-Hosted Events

Sugar flowed this weekend as many Houses made candy displays and celebrated Halloween.