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Laura C. Espinoza

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UC Tries to Bring Food Robots to Campus

The UC is currently working on a project to bring to campus small robots powered by artificial intelligence that can deliver food to students, according to Dunster House Representative Noah Harris ’22.

UC first meeting Smith Center
College

45 Students Win Seats on Undergraduate Council

Forty-five students were elected to the Undergraduate Council in the highest-turnout election in recent years, the UC Election Commission announced Friday. This year’s election saw 2,149 voters, a significant increase from the 1,885 ballots cast in 2018 and 1,454 votes in 2017.

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College

73 Students Declare Candidacy for Undergraduate Council

Seventy-three students declared their candidacy for 47 available seats on Harvard’s Undergraduate Council last week, according to the UC Election Committee Chair Perry M. Arrasmith ’20.

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College

UC Launches First-Generation Faculty Mentorship Program

Roughly 50 students and faculty members gathered in the Kirkland Junior Common Room Thursday evening to inaugurate the Undergraduate Council’s First-Generation Faculty Mentorship program.

A Conversation with Sruthi and Julia
College

UC President, Vice President Will Spend Last Term Institutionalizing New Initiatives

The duo piloted many programs during their term, including a community lunch during Junior Family Weekend, the First-Year Students of Color Welcome Event, and the First-Year Interfaith Welcome Event.

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College

Undergraduate Council Establishes Social Inclusion Grant

Harvard’s Undergraduate Council voted to establish a Social Inclusion Grant at its first meeting of the academic year Sunday.

Summer Postcard: Tokyo
Summer Postcards 2019

Summer Postcard: Tokyo

Summer Postcard: Tokyo
Summer Postcards 2019

Summer Postcard: Wasting Away

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.

UC Meeting
College

UC Passes Statement Supporting Danu Mudannayake

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.

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Undergraduate Council

UC Rules that President and VP Cannot Vote, Sponsor Legislation

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.”

Warren and the College Dems
Politics

Harvard College Democrats Form Coalition to Boycott DCCC

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 first meeting Smith Center
College

Some Members Say Undergraduate Council President and Vice President Potentially Ineligible to Vote

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.

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College

UC Votes to Fund Electric Scooters, Professional Comedy Show

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.

Wall of Resistance
College

Student Activists Unveil 'Wall of Resistance' for Israeli Apartheid Week

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.

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On Campus

Harvard Undergraduate Council Votes to Fund 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.

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