LyLena D. Estabine ’24 and Travis Allen Johnson ’24 will serve as the first co-presidents of the newly-formed Harvard Undergraduate Association, the body’s election commission announced Saturday.
On the eve of the Harvard Undergraduate Association’s inaugural officer elections, six co-presidential tickets outlined their visions for the new student government in a virtual debate hosted by the Harvard Political Union Tuesday.
Six pairs of candidates are running to lead Harvard College’s newly-adopted student government, the Harvard Undergraduate Association, in its first year.
College Appoints Election Commission for New Student Government, Drawing Criticism from Former UC Leaders
The Dean of Students Office has appointed an interim election commission to conduct the first elections of the Harvard Undergraduate Association in a selection process some former UC members have called unconstitutional.
Dean of Students Office Affirms Support for Newly-Adopted Student Government, Continuity of Club Funding
Harvard College Dean Students Katherine G. O’Dair affirmed her office’s support for the newly-ratified Harvard Undergraduate Association in an interview Wednesday — one week after students voted overwhelmingly to dissolve the 40-year-old Undergraduate Council in favor of the new student government.
Michael Y. Cheng ’22, who successfully led the charge to dissolve Harvard’s Undergraduate Council in favor of a new student government, resigned as president of the UC on Tuesday, leaving the transition to the new system in the hands of others.
After students voted overwhelmingly to dissolve the Undergraduate Council last week, some former members of the now-defunct body met on Sunday to discuss the fate of the UC summer storage program and establish funding protocols for the transition period.
Harvard Students Vote Overwhelmingly to Dissolve Undergraduate Council in Favor of New Student Government
Harvard College students voted overwhelmingly to dissolve their student government in favor of an alternative structure this week in a controversy-ridden referendum that appears to spell the end of the school’s 40-year-old Undergraduate Council.
In Eleventh Hour Twist, Opponents of New Student Government Call for Undergrads to Vote in — Not Boycott — UC Referendum
Voting is set to close at noon on Thursday for a referendum asking students whether to replace the UC with a new student government.
The Harvard Women’s Cabinet, a student group dedicated to addressing gender issues on campus, is aiming to partner with the Undergraduate Council on an initiative to centralize health care resources at the University.
UC Leaders Cheng and de Kanter Apologize for Using ‘Defund’ and ‘Abolish’ in Campaign for New Student Government
UC President Michael Y. Cheng and Vice President Emmett E. de Kanter posted an apology video on Instagram for their use of the words "defund" and "abolish" throughout their campaign.
On the eve of a referendum that will determine the Harvard Undergraduate Council’s future, the body held a meeting on Sunday that descended into disarray with arguments, interruptions, and a dramatic early exit by the UC’s president.
Harvard Undergraduates Will Vote on a New Student Government Constitution This Week. Here’s What You Need to Know.
Four months after taking over as president of the Harvard Undergraduate Council, Michael Y. Cheng ’22 will finally learn the fate of his marquee campaign promise: to replace the institution he now leads.
An audit of the Undergraduate Council’s finances has “yet to find evidence of any financial irregularities,” according to the report released Thursday in an email from Undergraduate Council President Michael Y. Cheng ’22 and Vice President Emmett E. de Kanter ’24.
The Harvard University Police Department closed its investigation into a racist attack against Harvard Undergraduate Council President Michael Y. Cheng ’22 that took place in Quincy House last month.
Undergraduate Council President Michael Y. Cheng ’22 and Vice President Emmet E. de Kanter ’24 unveiled the final draft for a new student body constitution in an email to undergraduates Monday.
With Undergraduate Council President Michael Y. Cheng ’22 set to graduate in May, the fate of Harvard’s student government remains uncertain.
Meeting online due to a recent uptick in Covid-19 cases among Harvard undergraduates, the Undergraduate Council had a largely amicable session Sunday, funding a variety of initiatives before striking down three bills regarding the school’s Covid-19 restrictions.
The Harvard University Police Department is investigating the racist attack levied against Undergraduate Council President Michael Y. Cheng ’22 earlier this month.
The Citizens’ Assembly — an unelected body tasked with drafting a new constitution for Harvard College’s student government — is facing questions over its structure.