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UC Meeting 9-3
Undergraduate Council

Amendment Prompts Clarification of UC Voting Process

UC Vice President Cameron K. Khansarinia ’18 said the Council is more closely following its governing documents following Sunday’s meeting.

Yasmin Sachee
Undergraduate Council

UC Expresses ‘Disappointment’ with Harvard Response To Title IX Changes

The Undergraduate Council expressed “disappointment” with Harvard’s decision not to officially take a stance on the Deptartment of Education’s changing federal Title IX guidelines.

Freshman Family Weekend
Undergraduate Council

UC To Fund Alternative Family Weekend Event

The UC passed legislation sponsoring an event for students whose family cannot attend Freshman Family Weekend.

UC Meeting 10/2
College

UC Funds Mental Health Event Through GOHC

For the first time, the Undergraduate Council will provide funds to directly help bring a speaker to campus.

UC Meeting 9-3
Undergraduate Council

UC Passes Annual Budget With ‘Burst Fund’

​The 36th Undergraduate Council passed its annual budget with a new fund for representatives to finance campus-wide initiatives.

HUID and Charlie Card
Undergraduate Council

Freshmen Praise CharlieCard HUID Integration

A pilot program that allows Harvard University IDs to be used as MBTA “CharlieCards” has drawn praise from members of the Class of 2021.

Undergraduate Council

44 Elected to Undergraduate Council

In some upperclassmen Houses, only small numbers of students turned out to vote. In Dudley, Winthrop, Dunster, and Lowell Houses, 21 or fewer students voted.

UC Meeting 9-3
Undergraduate Council

103 Students Declare Candidacy For 44 UC Seats

​More than 100 Harvard students declared their candidacy for 44 open seats on the Undergraduate Council ahead of this week’s voting period.

U.C. Meeting
Undergraduate Council

UC Establishes Black Caucus

The Undergraduate Council established a Black Caucus on Sunday, marking the body’s second formalized caucus after its Latinx Caucus formed this spring.

Freshman First Day of Class
College

UC Leaders Criticize Proposal to Ban Social Groups

“It won’t work and it’s an aggressive policy which kind of seems just like a policy just to do something,” UC Vice President Cameron K. Khansarinia '18 said.

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.