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Molly C. McCafferty

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Harvard to Hold Second Unionization Election

The mandate to hold a second election came after the National Labor Relations Board unsealed and counted 193 ballots remaining from Harvard’s first unionization election, held Nov. 2016, on Thursday morning.

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NLRB Delays Finalizing Harvard’s 2016 Unionization Election Due to Weather

The NLRB’s final count would pave the way for the University to hold a second election after more than a year of deadlock.

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NLRB to Finalize Results of Harvard’s 2016 Unionization Election in January

The National Labor Relations Board will count the remaining 195 contested ballots from Harvard’s Nov. 2016 student unionization election in early January, possibly paving the way for a new election.

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In NLRB Pro-Union Columbia Decision, Some See Ties to Harvard

“We’ve been celebrating with Harvard here,” said Olga Brudastova, a Columbia graduate student and union organizer.

Samantha Powers and Greg Barker

Samantha Power Speaks at Advance Screening of Obama Documentary

Standing in front of a packed room, documentary filmmaker Greg Barker told the crowd that, for the next 90 minutes, Donald Trump would not be president.

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Pfoho Students Collect Funds, Supplies for Hurricane Relief

“I think that it is never too hard to give back a little because a little given downwards will go a long way for people who really need it,” Siegelaub said.

Table Talk

Table Talk Breaks ‘Icy’ Barrier Between Students

“When you're rushing from one place to the next, you can't get a real conversation in,” said Amitai B. Abouzaglo ’20, one of the founders of Table Talk.


Students, Veterans, and Administrators Celebrate Veterans Day

Harvard commemorated its military service members, both living and deceased, with a Veterans Day Ceremony held in Memorial Church on Saturday morning.

Agbafe & Bervell

Victor C. Agbafe ’19 and Michael K. Bervell ’19

If elected, Agbafe and Bervell say they plan to develop a platform for “shaping” Harvard based on student opinion, “filling” out Harvard’s existing programs, and “baking,” or enacting policies they see as vital to improving students’ quality of life.

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Student Groups

Student Groups, Peabody Museum Celebrate Día de los Muertos

​Amid the frightening festivities of Halloweekend, one student organization and a Harvard museum commemorated a different holiday—Día de los Muertos—in vibrant style.


Seniors Attend Public Service Recruitment Day

College seniors interested in pursuing public sector careers had their chance to network with potential employers last week.

Cabot Cafe

Cabot Café Begins Morning Service

Cabot Café staff say they decided to extend their hours after considering students’ interest in the earlier hours, and the café’s recent financial success.