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BGLTQ+ Athletes
College

Undergrads Found Group to Support Queer Athletes, Improve Harvard Athletics Policies and Culture

Four undergraduates founded an organization this semester to serve queer student athletes at Harvard.

2020 Voter Turnout Graphic
Student Groups

‘A Silver Lining’: Harvard Student Voter Turnout Increases During Covid-19

Nearly 71 percent of Harvard University students eligible to vote cast ballots in the 2020 election, jumping roughly 9 percentage points from the previous presidential election cycle, according to data released last week by the National Study of Learning, Voting, and Engagement.

UC Meeting
College

UC Doubles Wintersession Grants and Funds ‘Crimson Takes Cambridge’ Program

The Undergraduate Council passed legislation to expand the Wintersession program and to fund a new program that will allow students to explore local restaurants at a discounted rate during its Sunday meeting.

Harvard-Yale Spirit Week
On Campus

Harvard-Yale Spirit Week

At an event during Harvard-Yale Spirit Week, hosted by the Harvard College Events Board, students played QBBlitz, in which they threw footballs at a goal.

UC Meeting
College

UC Removes Constitutional Requirement to Register as Non-Profit, Approves Controversial Budget Amendment

The UC removed its constitutional requirement to register as a non-profit and reallocated previously-assigned funds in a contentious meeting Sunday.

Palestine Rally
On Campus

Palestine Rally

Student group Harvard Out of Occupied Palestine held a rally in the Yard Monday afternoon calling on Harvard to divest its endowment from any companies with ties to Israel's presence in Palestine.

Sex Week Opening 2021
Student Groups

Sex Week Event Addresses Common Myths Around Sexual Health

Sex health educator and writer Mari Kempner brought attention to how politicians spread misinformation on sexual health to further political agendas at an event Friday during the College’s annual Sex Week.

Diwali
College

Harvard Dharma Hosts Annual Diwali Celebration

Dharma, Harvard’s Hindu students’ association, hosted a prayer service and home-cooked dinner on Saturday evening in celebration of Diwali, the five-day festival of lights celebrated throughout South Asia.

UC Election Results
College

Cheng and de Kanter Ride ‘Defund the UC’ Platform to Victory in UC Presidential Election

After a contentious Undergraduate Council presidential election, Michael Y. Cheng ’22 and Emmett E. de Kanter ’24, who pledged to “Defund the UC” and rewrite the UC constitution, were elected president and vice president Saturday.

Raquel Coronell Uribe
On Campus

Coronell to Lead The Crimson’s 149th Guard

Raquel Coronell Uribe ’23 will lead The Harvard Crimson’s 149th Guard, becoming the paper’s first Latinx president in its 148-year history, the organization announced Sunday.

HKS Diversity Course
Student Groups

Student Advocates Disappointed by HKS Equity Efforts Following Diversity Report

Student advocates at the Harvard Kennedy School reacted with disappointment to demographic numbers released in the school’s annual diversity report, which revealed that the HKS student body and faculty remain mostly white.

Sex Week Opening 2021
College

Harvard Sex Week Begins With a Bang

Harvard’s Sex Week, an annual series of events featuring student panels and workshops on sexual health and intimacy, began on Monday.

Harvard Yard
College

Students Believe They Were Scammed by Fraudulent Matchmaking Survey

After its site went down without explanation, students alleged that a matchmaking survey that circulated among Harvard students earlier this month soliciting students’ personal information was a scam.

UC Meeting
College

UC Supports Grad Student Union, Subsidizes Printing and Laundry Costs

The Harvard Undergraduate Council passed legislation to officially stand behind Harvard graduate student workers ahead of a potential strike and to extend funds to support financial aid-eligible students’ printing and laundry costs.

UC Meeting
Undergraduate Council

UC Meeting

The Undergraduate Council gathered this past Sunday in the Smith Campus Center for its weekly meeting.

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