The Committee on Course Registration announced Wednesday that it will reveal its proposal for the College’s future course registration model in December, which could spell the end of the current shopping week system.
More than 120 members and supporters of five Harvard unions at various stages of contract negotiations with the University jointly rallied for contracts and benefits in front of the John Harvard statue in Harvard Yard Tuesday, chanting, “What do we want? Contracts! When do we want them? Now!”
Former U.S. Secretary of Commerce and business leader Penny S. Pritzker ’81 donated $100 million to the Economics Department to support the construction of a new department building, Harvard announced Tuesday morning.
The University is closing Harvard Yard to the public every evening through mid-October, requiring affiliates entering the Yard to show their Harvard ID to security guards between 5 p.m. and 3 a.m., during which only Johnston, Thayer, Widener, and Solomon Gates are open.
Earlier this month, a petition gained more than 1,300 signatures in support of shopping week, the system in which students browse courses the first week of class prior to registering. Students rallied to preserve shopping week last Tuesday, marking the first day of voting in the referendum.
The positivity rate for Covid-19 on Harvard’s campus dropped to 0.16 percent over the past week, and the University said it has yet to identify a positive case caused by transmission in the classroom.
Harvard College students voted overwhelmingly in favor of a referendum on shopping week and elected 48 students to the Undergraduate Council with high voter turnout, the UC Election Commission announced Friday afternoon.
Amid Harvard’s revived social scene, cultural groups are exchanging Zoom socials and meetings for in-person gatherings after more than 18 months of creating these spaces virtually.
Undergraduates rallied in support of shopping week in Science Center Plaza Tuesday afternoon, waving signs and distributing fliers that read “Save Shopping Week” and “Stop Course Preview Period” to students filing out of their classes.
While some students said they are eager to have the social life they envisioned before the pandemic’s onset, others are treading carefully, according to interviews with more than a dozen undergraduates.
Musicians at Harvard, who returned to in-person classes, rehearsals, and performances this month following a long hiatus, are encountering new challenges complying with the University’s Covid-19 guidelines.
With the return of all undergraduates this semester, many students who took a gap year said they are returning to campus with new life perspectives and updated goals for their time at Harvard.
As students return to somewhat normal life on campus, many must search for employment — a task that students interviewed said has proven especially challenging this fall.
The Standing Committee on Undergraduate Educational Policy, an FAS panel overseeing the College curriculum, plans to vote Tuesday on a proposal to eliminate shopping week for the Spring 2022 semester.
Students from Bangladesh and West Bengal joined together during the Covid-19 pandemic and founded the Bengali Association of Students at Harvard — a new space for Bengali students to connect with their cultural roots.
Twenty years after the attacks of Sept. 11, Harvard affiliates recall what campus was like following the news of the attacks on the World Trade Center, the U.S. Pentagon and the hijacking of four planes.
This final installment of The Crimson’s survey of the Class of 2025 examines how freshmen have experienced the coronavirus pandemic, their vaccination trends, and views on coronavirus policy.
Performing arts groups are reimagining ways to safely perform during the pandemic and attract audiences who have not attended in-person student performances in 18 months.
This third installment of The Crimson’s four-part survey of the Class of 2025 examines their beliefs on politics, religion, and Harvard issues, as well as aspects of their lifestyle, such as sex, drugs, mental health counseling, and technology.
The number of undergraduates living off campus this semester doubled compared to typical years, according to data provided by the College.
Crimson Jam — an annual concert and block party organized by the College Events Board — would have featured performances in Harvard Yard Friday night by student bands and headliner B.o.B.
Though they are starting their college careers amid a pandemic that shows no sign of abating, in other ways the Class of 2025 is similar to classes that came before it.
As students traversed Harvard's campus during the first week of in-person classes, some reported negative experiences on University shuttles, citing long wait times and crowded rides.
WiFi outages plagued the Harvard campus throughout the first days of classes, causing “frustrating” network interruptions at the start of the school year.