Japan doesn’t need trash cans in the streets because their alternative to public bins isn’t littering. They care for their communities in the best way possible: keeping them clean.
The statement, which passed by an online vote late Wednesday night 20-9, denounced the tutor’s response to the incident and issued a number of demands, including a public response from College administrators and the dissemination of the results of the College’s climate review of Winthrop.
The two pieces of legislation that changed the 40-year voting precedent were part of a series of acts that their sponsors called the “Great Reform.”
The Harvard College Democrats formed a coalition with more than 40 other college Democrats chapters across the nation Wednesday to boycott donations to the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee in response to a recent policy change that the college groups argue favors incumbents.
UC members contested the ability of the president and vice president to vote as representatives of the council on legislation at the UC’s general meeting Sunday, interrupting the normal agenda several times.
The UC voted to fund an electric scooter sharing program, a music and comedy event, and a promotional video for a freshman pre-orientation program at its weekly meeting Sunday afternoon.
Student activists unveiled the Wall of Resistance, a public art project that highlights various social justice causes, in the Science Center Plaza Wednesday as part of Palestine Solidarity Committee’s Israeli Apartheid Week.
The Undergraduate Council voted to allocate the Palestine Solidarity Committee $2,050 to host Israeli Apartheid Week at Sunday’s general meeting. IAW is an international movement across college campuses to raise awareness of Israel’s treatment of Palestinians.
The Undergraduate Council signed a statement Sunday in support of the graduate student union’s efforts to ensure that their new contract with the University includes an option for union members to seek third-party grievance procedures to address sexual harassment issues.
When established multi-million and multi-billion dollar companies already have solutions to student life challenges, the UC partners with them at no cost to bring these technologies to campus without needing to further subsidize student projects.
The Council unanimously voted Sunday to allocate $4000 to fund an event for juniors whose families will not be able to attend Junior Family Weekend. The event will be a three-course lunch on March 2.
The UC failed to pass two amendments to its caucus system that would have either redefined the purposes of a caucus or eliminated the system entirely at the body's weekly general meeting Monday.
Thirty-four people ran for 14 open positions on the Council, but some students who won elections were write-in candidates on the ballot. The Council was not able to declare a winner in one contest, in Cabot House, because the election ended in a tie.
The price to see Milo Ventimiglia accept the Hasty Pudding Theatricals’ Man of the Year Award on Feb. 8 is $250, more than 12 times the $20 some students paid to see Bryce Dallas Howard at the Woman of the Year awards on Jan. 31.