Though Harvard first announced its sanctions policy three years ago, the College has not yet decided whether to subject some student groups — including House Committees and Diversity Peer Educators — to the penalties.
The Harvard College Palestine Solidarity Committee distributed a pledge over house and student group email lists last week urging undergraduates to boycott Israel Trek, a free spring break trip to Israel and the West Bank.
Roughly 10 students protested a Harvard Lampoon comp open house Friday night, interrogating the organization’s leadership about its internal culture and a controversial image of Holocaust victim Anne Frank printed last semester.
Harvard filed documents Friday defending its motions to dismiss state and federal lawsuits alleging the College’s policies on single-gender social organizations are discriminatory.
Newly approved student organizations include the Harvard Undergraduate Symphony Society, the Harvard Open Data Project, and PERIOD at Harvard College, according to Undergraduate Council Vice President Julia M. Huesa ’20.
An undergraduate consulting organization has granted $10,000 to 13 Harvard affiliates and groups to achieve sustainability initiatives this year.
The Quad Sound Studios has yet to recover any of the recording and sound equipment—totaling more than $4,000 in value—that was stolen from their studio in late March.
Class Action, a national non-profit focused on educating people about classism, hosted a workshop for undergraduates Wednesday evening upon invitation from students.
The First Generation Student Union plans to change its name by early fall, following recent board elections that resulted in an almost full turnover of power.
Catherine L. Zhang ’19 and Nicholas D. Boucher ’19 will lead the Undergraduate Council next year after winning 55 percent of first-choice votes.
One year after Faculty discussion formally began on Harvard’s historic penalties on final clubs and Greek organizations, two critical developments may change the nature of the debate at Tuesday’s meeting of the full Faculty.
The Undergraduate Council granted itself the authority to recommend creation of new student organizations after it amended the body’s governing documents.
The committee sought to revise the process for approval to limit the number of “superfluous” groups due to the limited nature of financial and physical campus resources.