The Harvard Undergraduate Council unanimously voted on Monday evening to increase the donation amount they will match from Harvard College affiliates that give to racial justice groups to $10,000.
The Undergraduate Council voted to endorse an open letter from the College’s Black Community Leaders and an act to match the “Black solidarity” donations of Harvard undergraduate students during an emergency meeting Saturday afternoon.
The Undergraduate Council’s Student Experience Survey found students were dissatisfied with their transition to online learning and hope to return to campus this fall, according to a summary of the data presented this week.
Harvard’s Undergraduate Council voted to fund a partnership with meditation app Headspaceat its final general meeting of the semester on Sunday.
Harvard’s Undergraduate Council voted to publicize a student experience survey that will guide its future advocacy efforts during a general meeting held over Zoom on Sunday, its first in over a month.
Following Uncertainty, Undergraduate Council’s Legislation Endorsing a ‘Double A’ Grading Policy Has ‘Definitively Failed to be Adopted’
Harvard’s Undergraduate Council will not endorse a “Double A” grading policy, marking the Council’s third reversal on the system in just over twenty-four hours.
Harvard’s Undergraduate Council tentatively voted to endorse an universal pass grading model in response to changes prompted by the COVID-19 crisis, after reversing its position on a “Double A” grading model at a rollicking emergency session over Zoom Wednesday night.
Undergraduate Council President James A. Mathew ’21 and Vice President Ifeoma “Ify” E. White-Thorpe ’21 advocated for a “Double A” grading model due to impacts stemming from the COVID-19 outbreak in an email to students Sunday.
The Financial Aid Office and Undergraduate Council are working to provide storage and shipping options ahead of Sunday’s move-out deadline.
The Undergraduate Council endorsed a statement condemning the actions of Harvard police during their arrest of a man at the Smith Campus Center last Thursday.
Sixteen students were elected to the Undergraduate Council in the recent midterm elections, according to UC election commission chair Perry M. Arrasmith ’20.
The Harvard Undergraduate Council discussed funding options for student organizations under executive session — a private, off-the-record session of the Council, whose meetings are normally open to the public — at Sunday’s meeting.
After more than three dozen undergraduates announced this week that they would vie for the 16 open spots on Harvard’s Undergraduate Council, two candidates say they have been entered into the race unwittingly and unwillingly.
Thirty-seven students have declared their candidacies for 16 available seats on Harvard’s Undergraduate Council, according to UC Election Committee Chair Perry M. Arrasmith ’20.
Harvard’s Undergraduate Council unanimously approved legislation expanding the reach and power of the body’s caucus system, which attempts to strengthen the UC’s connections with affinity groups on campus.
The Committee on Student Life convened Thursday to discuss potential changes to the Kirkland House shield, plans for the new SEAS campus in Allston, and updates to the Undergraduate Council caucus system.
Harvard’s Undergraduate Council voted to fund an event to promote student engagement with the Council’s Black Caucus in its first general meeting of the semester Sunday.
Harvard’s Undergraduate Council is scheduled to hold its first general meeting of the semester on Sunday, Feb. 9 — later into the spring semester than in the past few years.