Student Life

HUA John & Shikoh

Cooke and Hirabayashi Elected Harvard Undergraduate Association Co-Presidents

John S. Cooke ’25 and Shikoh Misu Hirabayashi ’24 will serve as the second co-presidents of the Harvard Undergraduate Association, the body’s election commission announced Tuesday.

Vigil for Victims of Turkey, Syria Earthquake
Student Groups

Harvard Affiliates Gather at Vigil to Mourn Victims of Earthquakes in Turkey and Syria

More than 50 Harvard affiliates gathered on the steps of Memorial Church for a candlelit vigil on Thursday to mourn the victims of earthquakes in Turkey and Syria earlier this month.

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Undergraduate Council

Eight Amendments to the HUA’s Constitution are on the Ballot. Here’s What You Need to Know.

Students will have the opportunity to vote on eight proposed amendments to the Harvard Undergraduate Association’s constitution during the body’s elections this weekend.

HUA Bobby & Rohan

Current and Shah Pledge to Return to Legislative Structure, Emphasize Mental Health

Bobby F. Current ’24 and Rohan C. Shah ’24 see themselves as a big tent ticket with the ambition to bring lasting structural change to the young Harvard Undergraduate Association.

HUA Zach & Ivan

Lech and Specht Vow to ‘Free Harvard’ if Elected

Harvard Undergraduate Association presidential candidates Zachary J. Lech ’24 and Ivan O.A. Specht ’24 said, if elected, they aim to “free Harvard” by improving mental health resources, affordability, and social life.

HUA John & Shikoh

Cooke and Hirabayashi Promise to ‘Make Harvard Home’

John S. Cooke ’25 and Shikoh M. Hirabayashi ’24 – the only two Harvard Undergraduate Association candidates to currently hold positions on the HUA – plan to “make Harvard home.”

HUA Ethan & Laila

Nasher and Kelly Pledge to Bolster Student Funding and Advocacy at HUA

Laila A. Nasher ’25 and Ethan C. Kelly ’25 have been friends since freshman year. Now, they’re joining heads in a campaign to lead the Harvard Undergraduate Association.

HUA Jonathan & Spencer

Berkowitz and Glassman Campaign on Realism, Transparency

Jonathan Berkowitz ’23-’24 and Spencer W. Glassman ’23-’24 are setting their campaign promises low — the pair say they are campaigning for Harvard Undergraduate Association co-presidents on a platform of realism.

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Meet the HUA 2023 Candidates

Harvard undergraduates will vote in the second-ever Harvard Undergraduate Association election this weekend. The Crimson sat down with the five pairs of candidates for the co-presidency to learn more about their visions for improving Harvard student life.

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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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Student Life

Candidates for HUA Co-Presidency Debate Club Funding Changes, Transparency

Five pairs of candidates for the Harvard Undergraduate Association co-presidency presented their platforms and discussed club funding and changes to the body at a debate hosted in Sever Hall Sunday afternoon.

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On Campus

Harvard Undergraduate Employees Launch Unionization Effort

Harvard Undergraduate Workers Union publicly launched last month in an effort to unionize undergraduate student employees on campus.

Student Groups

Harvard Students Laud Social Transition Fund Designed to Support Trans and Gender Non-Conforming Students

Harvard undergraduates lauded the growing traction of the Social Transition Fund — a collaboration between Harvard College Queer Students and Allies, the Office of BGLTQ Student Life, and the Harvard Undergraduate Association — as a financial resource to help students purchase gender-affirming care and products.

Student Life

Harvard SEAS Hosts First In-Person Sophomore Convocation Since 2020

Harvard undergraduates flocked to the Science and Engineering Complex on Tuesday for the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences’ first in-person sophomore convocation since February 2020.

Weather: Frozen Charles River

Students Hibernate as Record-Breaking Cold Snap Chills Boston

Harvard students and infrastructure were rocked by gusting winds and sub-zero temperatures this weekend as an arctic blast affected the Boston area Friday and Saturday, breaking records for the region.