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Jonah C. Karafiol

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The Age of the Internet: A New Generation of Harvard Students Plugs In

In 1995, a Harvard faculty committee called on all staff and faculty members to obtain personal computers and internet access by the summer of 1996. Since then, the internet has played an instrumental role in shaping the student experiences and future careers of Harvard undergraduates.

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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.

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Harvard Undergraduate Association Allocates $5K to Senior Week Festivities

The Harvard Undergraduate Association voted to allocate $5,000 to Senior Week in its weekly meeting Monday.

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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.

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Harvard Students Reflect on HUA’s Second Election, Marked By Low Turnout and Uncontested Races

Last month’s Harvard Undergraduate Association officer election was marked by a lower turnout and more uncontested races than elections in previous years, drawing reflection from students about the newly formed body.

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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.

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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.

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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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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.

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‘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.

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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.

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Petrie-Flom Center Hosts Panel Discussion on Violence Against Health Care Workers

Harvard Law School’s Petrie-Flom Center hosted a virtual panel Tuesday on efforts to reduce violence against healthcare workers.

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Legal Experts Discuss Regulation of Cannabis and Psychedelics at Petrie-Flom Center

A panel of legal experts discussed lessons the psychedelics industry can learn from the history of U.S. cannabis policy during a virtual event hosted by Harvard Law School’s Petrie-Flom Center.

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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.

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Experts Discuss Neuroscience and the Death Penalty at Harvard Law School Panel

A pair of psychology and legal experts discussed the role neuroscience plays in legal decisions about the death penalty at a panel hosted Thursday by the Petrie-Flom Center at Harvard Law School.