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Natalie K Bandura

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Medical School and Dental School Ceremony

Sanjay Gupta Calls on Harvard Medical and Dental Graduates to Heed the ‘Clarion Call of Compassion’

Sanjay Gupta — an Emmy award-winning chief medical correspondent for CNN — dubbed Harvard Medical School and School of Dental Medicine graduates the “new guardians of the galaxy” at their joint class day Thursday.

Denaming Graphic

With Winthrop and Sackler, Harvard Faces Denaming Dilemma

Over the past few years, the Arthur M. Sackler Museum and Building, Winthrop House, and Mather House have all been subject to calls for denaming due to the legacies of their namesakes. Now, for the first time, the Univeristy is officially considering requests for renaming proposals, but students and alumni remain split on what should be done.

Registrar's Office

Harvard Undergraduate Association Allocates Additional $10,500 to Senior Week to Fully Subsidize Some Tickets

The Harvard Undergraduate Association voted to allocate an additional $10,500 to Senior Week from the Finance Team budget and to reserve funds for future years of the Summer Storage program at a meeting Monday night.

Registrar's Office
Student Groups

HUA Officers Present Earth Week Initiative, Discuss Leave of Absence Policies, Mental Health

Harvard Undergraduate Association officers discussed plans to co-sponsor an “Intersectional Earth Week” in collaboration with the Harvard Climate Coalition at the body’s weekly general meeting Sunday.

Smith Center Harvard Commons

Newly Elected HUA Officers Share Goals, Priorities During First Meeting After Taking Office

The Harvard Undergraduate Association gathered for its weekly meeting Sunday, marking the first meeting since new leadership took office this month.

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.

HUA Co-Presidents

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.

Smith Campus Center
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.

HUA Crimson Clothing Closet

HUA Launches the Crimson Career Closet for Students to Borrow Professional Clothes for Free

The Harvard Undergraduate Association held the grand opening of the University’s first Crimson Career Closet Monday afternoon on the 10th floor of the Smith Campus Center in partnership with Common Spaces and the Office of Career Services.

HUA Co-Presidents

HUA Allocates Funding for Diversity Events, Subsidizes Laundry and Textbook Costs

At a Saturday general meeting, the Harvard Undergraduate Association unveiled initiatives to allocate funding for diversity-related events and subsidies to alleviate expenses for undergraduates.

HUA Meeting Smith Center

‘Not Here as a Receipt Police’: HUA Grant Usage Not Typically Monitored, Officers Say at Weekly Meeting

Harvard Undergraduate Association officers said at their weekly meeting Saturday that the body does not review most receipts for spending from grants and stipends — instead, officers “selectively audit” purchase records.

HUA General Meeting

HUA Constitutional Review Meeting Votes to Approve DEI Team, Alter Voting Timeline

The Harvard Undergraduate Association approved a two month delay of their elections timeline and the creation of a new Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Board during a constitutional review meeting in preparation for the spring term on Friday.

Sarah the Cat

Meet Sarah the Cat, Remy's 1930s Predecessor

Remy had a predecessor by the name of Sarah — a single, working cat with a much less stable housing and financial situation for whom life held a lot more danger and uncertainty.

Food and Drink

Quad Grille Reopens, Reinventing Pfoho’s Late-Night Scene

The Quad Grille, a late night restaurant operated by students, fully reopened Halloween weekend for the first time since its Covid-era closure in March 2020.

Mandolin Club Design

Tuned to the Trends: The History of Harvard's Varsity Mandolin Club

Through the late 19th and early 20th century, Harvard’s all-male Mandolin Club, alongside female mandolin players from Radcliffe, entertained the campus with their annual shows.