Contributing writer

Andrew J. Zucker

Latest Content

Last UC Meeting
Undergraduate Council

UC To Fund House Hygiene Pilot Program

​The Undergraduate Council voted to fund menstrual hygiene products in some upperclassmen Houses in fall 2017 at their last general meeting of the semester.

Student Activities Fair
College

OSL May Evaluate Existing Groups for ‘Similarities’

In seeking to combat redundant clubs, the OSL faces a sprawling ecosystem of more than 400 student groups on campus,

All Aboard
College

HUIDs Will Double as CharlieCards for Class of 2021

Harvard University IDs will double as MBTA CharlieCards for the incoming Class of 2021 in a pilot program, the Undergraduate Council announced at their general meeting on Sunday.

Undergraduate Council Meeting
College

UC Passes Caucus Legislation Semester After Defeat

​The Undergraduate Council unanimously passed legislation formally establishing of caucuses Sunday.

Undergraduate Council Meeting
College

New Club Approval System Looks to Prevent Student Group Overlap

The Undergraduate Council's Rules Committee will only recommend new student groups for approval if they are not too similar to existing ones as part of a College-wide charge to limit redundancies​ in student organizations.

Free Massages
College

UC’s ‘We Care Week’ Looks to Relieve End-of-Semester Stress

​To ease stress of impending final papers and exams, Harvard College freshmen can now enjoy a petting zoo, massages, and free yoga classes as part of the Undergraduate Council’s “We Care Week” for the Class of 2020.

UC Meeting
College

UC To Partially Fund Yardfest Tailgates

While the Undergraduate Council expected the Office of Student Life to foot the bill for pre-Yardfest tailgates, the body voted to chip in $3000 to help.

Year in Review - Extra: Activity Fair
College

New Clubs Will Have One Year Trial Period

​New student groups will not be fully recognized by the College for at least one year after their founding, and will have to meet with campus “experts” during that trial.

Undergraduate Council

UC Reps Renew Effort to Hold Office Hours

Undergraduate Council representatives are making a more concerted attempt to hold office hours this semester in an effort to better comply with the body's own requirements.

UC General Meeting
College

UC Signs Letter of Support for Rejected Summer Bridge Program

The UC signed a letter of support for a summer bridge program at its general meeting, but only after members debated specifics of the letter’s language.

Khurana at the UC Meeting
Undergraduate Council

UC Leaders Announce Plan to Fund Opening Days Programming

The leaders of the Undergraduate Council have announced plans to fund additional programming for freshmen during Opening Days.

UC 2016 Winners
College

UC To Provide Funds for Peer Counseling Groups’ Meals During Opening Days

The Undergraduate Council voted Sunday to provide funds to subsidize peer counseling groups’ meals during Opening Days this year.

Khurana at the UC Meeting
College

Khurana Fields Questions on Rejected Summer Program for Low-Income Students

Khurana fielded criticism and questions from students disappointed by his recent decision to reject a proposed summer program for low-income students.

University Hall
College

Office of Student Life Audited Student Groups Last Semester

​Harvard College’s Office of Student Life examined student organizations’ activity last semester ahead of the Office’s plan to audit student groups every five years, according to Assistant Dean of Student Life Alexander R. Miller.

UC General Meeting
College

UC Adopts Student Organization Oversight in Constitutional Amendment

​The Undergraduate Council granted itself the authority to recommend creation of new student organizations after it amended the body’s governing documents.