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‘Bought Me In’: How Student-Run International Conferences Rake in Cash, Fund Free Vacations

As Harvard clubs have grown into full-fledged companies with six-figure budgets, some of them have come to rely on international conferences as a significant source of revenue.

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‘Through the Back Door’: Unrecognized Student Groups Meet Amid Club Freeze

In the wake of Harvard’s year-long pause on recognition of student organizations, undergraduates expressed frustration at having to start new clubs “through the back door.”

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Renowned Computer Scientist Yoshua Bengio Talks Suggestions for Improving AI Safety

Yoshua Bengio, a prominent computer scientist who is widely regarded as one of the “Godfathers of AI,” discussed how increased computing power can be harnessed to improve aspects of artificial intelligence safety at a Monday afternoon webinar.

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Harvard Undergraduate Association Requests Budget Increase as Club Funding Applications Surpass $1M

The Harvard Undergraduate Association is requesting a significant budget increase from the Dean of Students Office to fund a larger portion of student organizations’ funding requests, the body’s co-treasurer announced at the HUA’s weekly meeting Sunday.

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Harvard Dean of Students Office Weighing Proposal to Temporarily Freeze Creation of New Clubs

Harvard College’s Dean of Students Office has proposed a temporary pause on the creation of new student organizations, citing limited resources to accommodate the needs of existing clubs.

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Harvard Undergraduate Venture Capital Group Hosts Inaugural Entrepreneurship Summit

Harvard Undergraduate Venture Capital Group hosted its first inaugural Entrepreneurship Summit on Sunday afternoon, bringing together more than 300 attendees.

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Harvard Computer Society to Retire Mailing List Offering Due to Aging Infrastructure

The Harvard Computer Society announced in January it will retire its mailing list services — used by student organizations, faculty, and House Committees to communicate with their members for the past 30 years.

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HUA Officers Approve Budget Reallocations to Increase Spring Club Funding at General Meeting

Harvard Undergraduate Association officers voted to split funding allocations between clubs and student subsidy initiatives during their weekly general meeting on Saturday.

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Using Datamatch, Thousands of Harvard Students Seek Romance, Friendship, and Free Food

Early in the morning on Valentine’s Day, more than 4,300 Harvard undergraduates eagerly awaited an email that could fundamentally alter the course of their lives: their Datamatch results.

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Renewed Restrictions on Harvard Branding Guidelines to Affect Some Prominent Clubs

A renewed effort by the Harvard College Dean of Students Office to restrict the use of Harvard branding by student organizations could alter the branding of multiple student groups.

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Jennifer Coolidge Named Hasty Pudding Woman of the Year

Actress Jennifer Coolidge will be the Hasty Pudding Theatricals’ 73rd Woman of the Year, the organization announced on Tuesday.

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Bob Odenkirk Named Hasty Pudding Man of the Year

Emmy Award-winning writer, producer, and actor Bob Odenkirk will be the Hasty Pudding Theatricals’ 2023 Man of the Year, according to a Thursday press release.

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Harvard Sex Week Comes to Campus

Harvard’s tenth annual Sex Week, an annual weeklong series of events featuring discussions on sex and intimacy, concluded Sunday evening.

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Jennifer R. Yu ’25 Captures U.S. Women’s Chess Championship

College sophomore Jennifer R. Yu ’25 took home the 2022 U.S. Women’s Chess Championship title late last month after a 17-day tournament in St. Louis.

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Hundreds Flock to the SOCH For HackHarvard’s First In-Person Hackathon in Three Years

Hundreds of college students from around the world gathered at the SOCH this weekend to participate in HackHarvard, Harvard’s largest international hackathon.