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Davis at the UC
Student Life

Diversity Dean Davis to Step Down for ‘Personal Reasons’ After One Year in Job

Associate Dean for Diversity and Inclusion Roland S. Davis will step down from his role at the end of September for “personal reasons,” after one year in the job.

Paul J. Barreria

Barreira Delays Releasing Results of Harvard College-Wide Health Survey

Director of Harvard University Health Services Paul J. Barreira has no immediate plans to publish the results of a health survey sent to all undergraduates last spring.

Owl Club

Owl Club Hosts First Openly Publicized Punch Event

As the sounds of Kanye West and Childish Gambino streamed onto Holyoke Street, sweaty, blazer-clad sophomores mingled at the all-male Owl Club’s first openly publicized punch event Wednesday night.

The Phoenix S.K. Club

‘Cultural’ Fraternities and Sororities Offer Harvard Students Chance at Sanctions-Free Greek Life

Cultural Greek groups are not subject to the College’s sanctions because their membership spans multiple schools, according to Harvard spokesperson Aaron M. Goldman.

Adams Drag Night

Adams House Committee Discusses Future of Drag Night

The annual event has its roots in a gesture of solidarity with a gay member of Adams House who was harassed by another student at the College.

The Fox Club Recognition Status
Student Life

The Fox Club Recognition Status

Annenberg Hall
Student Life

Harvard Works to Combat Unhealthy Freshman Sleep Habits with Sleep 101 Module

Harvard College required incoming freshmen to complete an online training module about sleeping habits and their effects on other areas of life.

Title IX Module
College Life

Facing Penalties, 100 Percent of College Students Completed Sexual Harassment Training

Harvard College mandated for the first time this year that undergraduates complete an online sexual harassment training, or else face consequences.

Graphic Final Clubs

News Analysis: Harvard Seeks Unprecedented Control Over Recognized Final Clubs

Prior to a 1984 split, final clubs affiliated with Harvard could count on use of the school's telephone line, discounted steam heating, and little oversight. Today — for the three newly recognized clubs — things will work a little differently.


Fox, Delphic-Bee Clubs Among 15 Social Groups to Promise Co-Ed Status, Escaping Sanctions

The historically all-male Fox Club and the Delphic-Bee Club are the only unexpected names on a list of recognized social groups that administrators posted Friday.

Students En Route

With Beginning of Fall Classes, Students Lament Loss of ‘Harvard Time’

Despite the rollout of a new schedule for the College, undergraduates found the start of classes remarkable in its uneventfulness.

Lawrence Bacow
Central Administration

Bacow 'Swooped' Into Opening Days With Instagram-Worthy Enthusiasm

Two months into his presidency — and days into his first semester — Bacow is taking an active, and very visible, role in undergraduate life.

Bureau of Study Counsel
Student Life

Bureau of Study Counsel Director Abigail Lipson to Retire

Lipson’s retirement comes after 13 years in her current role, and a total of 28 years working at the College.

A Gathering Crowd

Harvard Is Without All-Female Social Groups After Last Three Holdouts Agree to Go Co-Ed

The Pleiades Society, the IC Club, and La Vie Club — the last three women-only final clubs left standing — have agreed to admit people of all genders and applied for College recognition, according to an email obtained by The Crimson.

Katie O'Dair
College Administration

College Launches Dean of Students Office

The Dean of Students Office will oversee oversee residential life, diversity and inclusion initiatives, student experience, and student advising for the entire College.