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.
The Council voted to create a director of belonging and inclusion position at its first general meeting of the year Sunday. The director — to be chosen from among current UC members — will oversee the caucus system and research inclusion within the Council and peer schools’ student governments.
The Council voted to publish a comment against United States Secretary of Education Betsy D. DeVos’s proposed changes to federal Title IX rules at an emergency meeting Tuesday evening. The UC voted to oppose Devos’s rules, 24-1-1.
Undergraduate Council President Sruthi Palaniappan ’20 and Vice President Julia M. Huesa ’20 said they plan to restructure the committee system within the Council.
For several of Harvard’s newly minted scholars, the opportunity to combine their academic interests with an international experience made the Schwarzman Scholars fellowship particularly appealing.
Native American Harvard students spoke about feelings of “indigenous invisibility” on campus and potential solutions to the issue at a panel last Monday. Some spoke about the burden of having to prove their heritage.
A handful of incarcerated youth traveled around Harvard's campus Thursday to learn about possible professional and educational paths they could pursue after their release from prison.
The Library Innovation Lab at Harvard Law School published a full collection of United States court cases dating from 1658 to 2018 on Monday.
Researchers from the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics recently released a study about an astronomical theory called panspermia.
The event was intended to engage students from Harvard, Mississippi State University, University of Southern Mississippi, and University of Alabama.
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