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In last November’s Undergraduate Council presidential election, the UC saw its lowest voter turnout since it began popularly electing its leadership in 1996.
The UC voted Sunday to endorse a proposal to establish a prison education system at the University.
The new group, known as Students for Carbon Dividends, endorses the so-called Baker-Shultz plan, named after two of its signatories, former Secretaries of State James A. Baker III and George P. Shultz.
The Undergraduate Council approved a proposal of action for a multicultural center on campus at its Sunday meeting.
The Undergraduate Council passed a resolution denouncing the actions of religious group HCFA and affirming its support for the BGLTQ community Sunday.
A new UC initiative that facilitates dinner table discussions between students and faculty members debuted last week.
Multiple members of the Undergraduate Council alleged Harvard did not adequately take student input into account in its recently completed presidential search at a Council meeting Monday.
Srivastava, who served on the student advisory committee to the presidential search, declined to share the committee’s recommendations with the UC.
Twenty-one years after the first woman assumed the UC presidency, many current representatives say the UC continues to grapple with issues of gender equality.
The UC also announced that it was overwhelmed with funding requests this week and was forced to make unusually high across-the-board cuts to its grants.
Members of the UC say the new anonymous voting system means they can more freely vote their conscience, even if it may lead to less transparency.
The Undergraduate Council will conduct a survey to gather student input on current mental health resources and inclusion on campus.
Ruiqi He ’19 won re-election to the Undergraduate Council after a revote Friday in Leverett House.
Nine students were elected to the UC after this week's midterm election, though a re-vote will be held in Leverett House.
Four Houses will have uncontested elections, while competitive races will take place in Cabot, Currier, Mather, Pforzheimer, and Quincy Houses.