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New UC Identity Coalition Discusses Q Guide for Comps

UC representatives and Harvard Foundation interns discussed a potential Q guide for comps at the first meeting of an "identity coalition" between the groups.

Sachee and Khansarinia
Undergraduate Council

UC Leaders Have ‘Concerns’ About Social Group Policy Recommendations

Members of the Undergraduate Council met with Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana on Tuesday night to discuss the recommended expansion of the College's penalties on members of single-gender social groups.

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Social Group Recommendations Met With Skepticism, Praise

Harvard affiliates greeted the new recommendations for the College's penalties on members of single-gender social groups with both skepticism and praise.

Student Art Show at UC
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UC Debates Retroactive Funding for Freshman Class Committee Event

After spending more money than anticipated, the UC voted to retroactively fund “Common Room Crawl,” an event meant to promote inclusive social spaces on campus.

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UC Proposes Q Guide for Comps

After Undergraduate Council leaders detailed plans to create a centralized guide for student groups’ comp processes, Harvard students say they are excited about the proposal.

Sachee and Khansarinia
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UC Leaders to Meet with Friedrich About Expanded Sanctions

Sachee and Khansarinia will meet with administrators to discuss a recommendation that would bar members of final clubs and Greek organizations from holding their positions in the future.

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UC Grant Processing Platform Suffers Hacking Attempt

A hacker purportedly ​attempted to access the Undergraduate Council's new software for processing funding applications this week.

NOVA
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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.

Datamatch
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
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UC Votes to Form 'Identity Coalition'

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.