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‘Just Unconditional Happiness’: Annual Harvard College Housing Day Festivities Consume Campus

Freshmen woke up early Thursday morning to the sound of rowdy upperclassmen as they marched into Harvard Yard, waving signs and singing chants in celebration of Housing Day — an annual tradition where groups of freshmen are randomly assigned into one of the College’s 12 undergraduate houses.

Ex-HUFPI President Denies Financial Misconduct, But Club Says More Than Half of Funds Still Missing

Former President of the Harvard Undergraduate Foreign Policy Initiative Sama E.N. Kubba ’24 denied recent reporting of financial misconduct in a statement on her personal website Wednesday — though the club says they are still awaiting the return of more than half of the approximately $30,000 she transferred to her personal account.

Harvard College Dining Revamp, New Food Options Draw Measured Praise from Students

On Feb. 15, Harvard University Dining Services debuted a revamped menu and a slew of other changes to undergraduate meal offerings, including a more diverse variety of food options, themed brunches, and customizable, deconstructed dinners.

‘Still Unresolved’: Harvard Student Group Missing Approximately $30,000 After Leadership Dispute

The former president of the Harvard Undergraduate Foreign Policy Initiative, just weeks after the conclusion of her term, transferred approximately $30,000 from the organization’s bank account to her own. In the months since the Jan. 1 transfer, HUFPI has tried — and failed — to recover all the funds from its former president, Sama E.N. Kubba ’24.

Harvard Sophomore Shriya Yarlagadda ’25 Returns to ‘Jeopardy!’

Harvard sophomore Shriya S. Yarlagadda ’25 returned to “Jeopardy!” Thursday evening for the show’s High School Reunion Tournament, scoring $21,601 and falling just $1,622 short of advancing to the next round.

Shriya Yarlagadda Jeopardy

Harvard sophomore Shriya S. Yarlagadda ’25 made her second Jeopardy! Thursday on the show's High School Reunion Tournament.

Harvard Students Mourn Lives Lost to Mass Shootings at Thursday Evening Vigil

More than 20 Harvard students gathered on the steps of Memorial Church Thursday evening to mourn lives lost to gun violence this year, including three college students recently killed in a Feb. 13 shooting at Michigan State University.

Gun Violence Vigil

Elyse G. Martin-Smith '25, who performed an original song at the vigil, holds a candle that could not be lit due to the wet and windy conditions.

As Harvard Schools Pull Out of Rankings, Khurana Affirms Importance of Transparency for Application Process

Following recent decisions by two Harvard schools to pull out of the U.S. News and World Report’s annual rankings, Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana emphasized the importance of providing adequate information about the College to prospective applicants.