Harvard Undergraduate Association
Harvard Undergraduate Association Allocates Additional $10,500 to Senior Week to Fully Subsidize Some Tickets
The Harvard Undergraduate Association voted to allocate an additional $10,500 to Senior Week from the Finance Team budget and to reserve funds for future years of the Summer Storage program at a meeting Monday night.
Harvard Dean of Students Office Weighing Proposal to Temporarily Freeze Creation of New Clubs
Harvard College’s Dean of Students Office has proposed a temporary pause on the creation of new student organizations, citing limited resources to accommodate the needs of existing clubs.
Harvard Undergraduate Association Allocates $5K to Senior Week Festivities
The Harvard Undergraduate Association voted to allocate $5,000 to Senior Week in its weekly meeting Monday.
HUA Officers Present Earth Week Initiative, Discuss Leave of Absence Policies, Mental Health
Harvard Undergraduate Association officers discussed plans to co-sponsor an “Intersectional Earth Week” in collaboration with the Harvard Climate Coalition at the body’s weekly general meeting Sunday.
Newly Elected HUA Officers Share Goals, Priorities During First Meeting After Taking Office
The Harvard Undergraduate Association gathered for its weekly meeting Sunday, marking the first meeting since new leadership took office this month.
Harvard Students Reflect on HUA’s Second Election, Marked By Low Turnout and Uncontested Races
Last month’s Harvard Undergraduate Association officer election was marked by a lower turnout and more uncontested races than elections in previous years, drawing reflection from students about the newly formed body.
Cooke and Hirabayashi Elected Harvard Undergraduate Association Co-Presidents
John S. Cooke ’25 and Shikoh Misu Hirabayashi ’24 will serve as the second co-presidents of the Harvard Undergraduate Association, the body’s election commission announced Tuesday.
HUA Officers Approve Budget Reallocations to Increase Spring Club Funding at General Meeting
Harvard Undergraduate Association officers voted to split funding allocations between clubs and student subsidy initiatives during their weekly general meeting on Saturday.
Lech and Specht Vow to ‘Free Harvard’ if Elected
Harvard Undergraduate Association presidential candidates Zachary J. Lech ’24 and Ivan O.A. Specht ’24 said, if elected, they aim to “free Harvard” by improving mental health resources, affordability, and social life.
Meet the HUA 2023 Candidates
Harvard undergraduates will vote in the second-ever Harvard Undergraduate Association election this weekend. The Crimson sat down with the five pairs of candidates for the co-presidency to learn more about their visions for improving Harvard student life.
Cooke and Hirabayashi Promise to ‘Make Harvard Home’
John S. Cooke ’25 and Shikoh M. Hirabayashi ’24 – the only two Harvard Undergraduate Association candidates to currently hold positions on the HUA – plan to “make Harvard home.”
Nasher and Kelly Pledge to Bolster Student Funding and Advocacy at HUA
Laila A. Nasher ’25 and Ethan C. Kelly ’25 have been friends since freshman year. Now, they’re joining heads in a campaign to lead the Harvard Undergraduate Association.
Berkowitz and Glassman Campaign on Realism, Transparency
Jonathan Berkowitz ’23-’24 and Spencer W. Glassman ’23-’24 are setting their campaign promises low — the pair say they are campaigning for Harvard Undergraduate Association co-presidents on a platform of realism.
Current and Shah Pledge to Return to Legislative Structure, Emphasize Mental Health
Bobby F. Current ’24 and Rohan C. Shah ’24 see themselves as a big tent ticket with the ambition to bring lasting structural change to the young Harvard Undergraduate Association.
Harvard Undergraduate Association Presidential Election Timeline Delayed Twice in Three Days
The Harvard Undergraduate Association’s presidential election timeline has been delayed for the second time in three days, according to emails to candidates from the body’s election commission.
Candidates for HUA Co-Presidency Debate Club Funding Changes, Transparency
Five pairs of candidates for the Harvard Undergraduate Association co-presidency presented their platforms and discussed club funding and changes to the body at a debate hosted in Sever Hall Sunday afternoon.
Harvard Students Laud Social Transition Fund Designed to Support Trans and Gender Non-Conforming Students
Harvard undergraduates lauded the growing traction of the Social Transition Fund — a collaboration between Harvard College Queer Students and Allies, the Office of BGLTQ Student Life, and the Harvard Undergraduate Association — as a financial resource to help students purchase gender-affirming care and products.
HUA Launches the Crimson Career Closet for Students to Borrow Professional Clothes for Free
The Harvard Undergraduate Association held the grand opening of the University’s first Crimson Career Closet Monday afternoon on the 10th floor of the Smith Campus Center in partnership with Common Spaces and the Office of Career Services.
HUA Allocates Funding for Diversity Events, Subsidizes Laundry and Textbook Costs
At a Saturday general meeting, the Harvard Undergraduate Association unveiled initiatives to allocate funding for diversity-related events and subsidies to alleviate expenses for undergraduates.
‘Not Here as a Receipt Police’: HUA Grant Usage Not Typically Monitored, Officers Say at Weekly Meeting
Harvard Undergraduate Association officers said at their weekly meeting Saturday that the body does not review most receipts for spending from grants and stipends — instead, officers “selectively audit” purchase records.
HUA Constitutional Review Meeting Votes to Approve DEI Team, Alter Voting Timeline
The Harvard Undergraduate Association approved a two month delay of their elections timeline and the creation of a new Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Board during a constitutional review meeting in preparation for the spring term on Friday.
Ten Stories That Shaped 2022
In 2022, Harvard saw a multitude of transitions. The school finally lifted most of its last Covid-19 mandates and held in-person Commencement ceremonies for not one, not two, but three Harvard College classes. Across the top ranks of Harvard’s leadership, familiar faces exited the stage, including University President Lawrence S. Bacow, who will be succeeded by Claudine Gay, the first person of color and second woman to be named to Harvard’s top post. Here, The Crimson looks back at the 10 stories that shaped 2022 at Harvard.
Harvard Undergraduate Association Allocates Nearly $17,000 in Funding at Final Fall Meeting
The Harvard Undergraduate Association convened for their final general meeting of the fall semester Sunday, allocating nearly $17,000 in grants for social, academic, and professional development initiatives.
‘Growing Pains’: Harvard Undergraduate Association’s First Semester Draws Mixed Reviews
With the HUA’s inaugural semester drawing to a close, students are split on whether the new government is more of the same, or the start of a new chapter in Harvard’s historically acrimonious student government.
HUA General Meeting
HUA Co-President LyLena D. Estabine ’24 speaks at Sunday's general meeting at the Smith Campus Center.