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Mathew and White-Thorpe Win UC Presidential Election

James A. Mathew ’21 and Ifeoma E. White-Thorpe ’21 will lead the next session of the Undergraduate Council as president and vice president, respectively, the UC Election Commission announced Thursday night.

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Response and ECHO Move Back to Lowell Post-Renovation

Two Harvard peer counseling groups — Response and Eating and Concerns Hotline and Outreach — recently returned to a newly renovated Lowell House.

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Harvard Open Data Project Predicts Mahajan and Patel Will Win UC Election

The Harvard College Open Data Project predicted that Sanika S. Mahajan ’21 and Rushi A. Patel ’21 will win the Undergraduate Council presidential election based on its survey.

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Mahajan and Patel Plan To Bridge Gaps in Student Experience

Sanika S. Mahajan ’21 and Rushi A. Patel ’21, one of several tickets vying for the Undergraduate Council presidency and vice presidency, hope to fix perceived gaps in the undergraduate  experience and empower student activists, according to their campaign platform.

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Larson and McKinley Promise to ‘Do Stuff’ for the UC

M. Thorwald “Thor” Larson ’21 and Case McKinley ’21, candidates for the Undergraduate Council presidency and vice presidency, are running on a platform that aims to bring accessibility, transparency, and a “Fun Fund” to the UC.

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Mathew and White-Thorpe Say ‘Harvard Can’t Wait’ For Policy Proposals

James A. Mathew ’21 and Ifeoma E. White-Thorpe ’21 are running to be Undergraduate Council President and Vice-President, respectively, because they believe “Harvard Can’t Wait” to empower students to make change on issues like diversity and student life.

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Committee on Student Life Approves 45 New Student Groups, Denies 11

Of the 58 total organizations applying for recognition, 44 were unanimously approved by both the Committee on Student Life and the UC Rules Committee, four were unanimously rejected, and 10 were contested by the two bodies.

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In First State Court Hearing, Lawyers for Harvard and Single-Gender Social Groups Spar Over Sanctions

Attorneys for Harvard and single-gender social organizations presented opposing views of Harvard’s contentious social group sanctions in state court on Wednesday afternoon.

First Year Family Weekend
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Families Flock to Harvard for First-Year Family Weekend

Organized annually by the Dean of Students Office, the weekend consists of activities for freshmen and their relatives, including classroom visits, museum open houses, campus tours, and meals in Annenberg Hall.

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Athletics Reviews Equitable Funding, Works to Improve Culture for Female Athletes

The Athletics department has taken several measures this semester to combat challenges that women in athletics face structurally, including conforming to new standards established by the Massachusetts Equal Pay Law.

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NCAA Rules Student Athletes Can Profit From Their Image

In response to mounting pressure from a number of states to compensate student athletes, the NCAA’s top governing body voted unanimously Tuesday to allow student athletes to profit from their names, images, and likenesses.

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OSAPR and Harvard College to Pilot Bystander Training, Khurana Says

Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana said Friday he will work with the Office of Sexual Assault Prevention and Response to pilot new forms of bystander training after survey results showed rates of sexual misconduct among undergraduates have remained stagnant over the past several years.

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Harvard Band Members Walk Out of Centennial Banquet After Alumni Comments on Sexual Harassment Policy

More than 70 members of the Harvard Band walked out of a banquet celebrating the group’s centennial Saturday after an alumnus joked about the group’s decision to implement a sexual harassment policy.

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UC Supports Grad Union Strike Authorization Vote

The Undergraduate Council endorsed the graduate student union’s strike authorization vote and other initiatives at its Monday afternoon meeting.

Coming Out Day #2
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Coming Out Day #2

OUTspoken, organized by the Office of BGLTQ Student Life and Speak Out Loud, featured spoken word and music performances in the Barker Center Cafe.

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