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Rachael E. Apfel

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Class of 2014 Elects Eight Senior Class Marshals

Senior Class Marshal election results were released early Monday morning, with Jennifer Q. Zhu ’14 and Christopher H. Cleveland ’14 named First and Second Class Marshal, respectively.


Via Facebook and Text Messages, Class Marshal Hopefuls Solicit Votes

The first round of online voting for this year’s class marshals, who will represent the entire Class of 2014 and plan class-wide events throughout the academic year, began early Tuesday morning amidst enthusiastic campaigning efforts.

John Harvard Snow

As Blizzard Hits, Harvard Copes with MBTA Closings, Staff Shortages

Nearly two feet of snow coated Harvard’s campus this weekend as winter storm “Nemo” became Boston’s fifth-largest snowstorm on record, with 24.9 inches of snow measured in the city according to official reports.


Students Exchange Dresses Using New Service

Harvard girls still looking for the perfect dress for a spring formal were in luck on Saturday.


Fifty (or So) First Dates

Some of Harvard’s romantically-minded freshmen gathered together Thursday night for the College’s second annual speed dating event, “Sex, Love, & Harvard.”

Undergraduate Council

Bicknell-Yalamanchi Win UC Election

Danny P. Bicknell ’13 and running mate Pratyusha Yalamanchi ’13 will lead the Undergraduate Council next year, the UC Election Commission announced Thursday evening.


UC Tickets Vie for Endorsements

Three days into the campaign for the leadership of the Undergraduate Council, presidential candidate Danny P. Bicknell ’13 and his running mate Pratyusha Yalamanchi ’13 have taken the lead in garnering the endorsements of major student groups.

Undergraduate Council

UC Ticket Drops Out, Another Joins Race

The lineup of candidates vying for president and vice president of the Undergraduate Council underwent slight changes this week, as a new ticket gained approval to join the race and another team dropped out.

Undergraduate Council

Three Tickets Vie for UC Presidency

Candidacy declarations for the Undergraduate Council Presidential Elections closed last night, revealing that two UC insiders—Danny P. Bicknell ’13 and Crystal D. Trejo ’13—will compete for the presidency, along with outsider candidate Samuel Melton ’13.

Undergraduate Council

Many Questions, Few Answers from Administrators at UC Meeting

At an unprecedented open forum Sunday night hosted by the Undergraduate Council, three top University administrators offered few concrete answers to student concerns about social spaces and other student life issues.

Undergraduate Council

New UC Project Brings You Discounts on Food

The UC just created an initiative called UC Restaurants which offers bimonthly deals at local restaurants exclusively to Harvard students.

Undergraduate Council

UC Consolidates Web Resources

The Undergraduate Council launched “,” a centralized website through which students may access all Harvard-related websites and web initiatives, on Tuesday morning.

Undergraduate Council

UC Kicks Off New Discount Initiative

The discount kicks off the Undergraduate Council’s newest initiative—UC Restaurants, a program in which the UC will partner with restaurants in the Cambridge area to provide exclusive discounts to Harvard students.

Undergraduate Council

UC Passes New Fiscal Budget

In its first meeting of the year, the Undergraduate Council voted unanimously Sunday to pass a new annual fiscal budget, which increased the amount of money allocated to the House Committees and the new Freshman Class Committee.

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Number of Women on UC Increases

The results of the Undergraduate Council general election were released on Friday, revealing a promising increase in female representation.