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Today's Stories
  • The most recent Undergraduate Council presidential election—held Nov. 2017—saw the lowest-ever voter turnout since the Council first began electing its leadership via popular vote in 1996.
  • In addition to a perceived lack of external student interest, some on the Council say they fear UC members themselves are becoming less engaged with the body and its work.
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  • Staff for Harvard’s most popular Computer Science class have changed the way they report academic dishonesty cases to the Honor Council.
  • The Crimson reported in May 2017 that over 60 fall 2016 CS50 enrollees appeared before the Honor Council to face charges of academic misbehavior, stretching the Council to its limits.
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  • The Undergraduate Council’s finance committee voted to recommend legislation that would bar religious group Harvard College Faith and Action from all Council funding at a weekly policy meeting Wednesday evening.
  • The motion, titled “An Act in Solidarity With the LGBTQ Community,” requires HCFA leadership make “tangible” reforms before the group can—pending finance committee review—again receive UC funding.
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  • University President Drew G. Faust joined 48 other higher education leaders in penning a letter to congressional leaders Wednesday to express “deep objections” to the new federal tax on endowment returns.
  • The letter called on Congress to “repeal or amend the tax.”
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  • Activists, students, and faculty gathered this week at a three-day event to discuss prison education reform at Harvard.
  • Some organizers and attendees demanded the University implement a degree-granting program for incarcerated people and lower barriers to the admission of individuals with criminal records.
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