House Life

‘A Massive Headache’: Students Frustrated by Malfunctioning Club Email Lists

Club and house email lists managed by the Harvard Computer Society have been down for at least the past week, leaving students frustrated and in the dark.

Student Life

‘No Flexibility Whatsoever’: Students Voice Frustrations Over Harvard’s Accessibility Policies

Students have voiced exasperation over the College’s accessibility policies, lambasting them as inflexible and unreasonable.


4,500 Undergrads Seek Friendship, Love, Romance on Datamatch

Just under 4,500 Harvard undergraduates woke up on Valentine’s Day morning to a potentially fateful e-mail: their Datamatch results.

Smith Campus Center

UC Proceeds with Club Q-Guide, Passes Financial Accountability Reform

The Undergraduate Council passed legislation to launch a Q-Guide for student organizations at the College and began the voting process to improve its financial accountability.

Students in Smith Campus Center

Undergraduate Council Budget Will Halve After Undergraduates Waived Activities Fee in Droves

An internal email sent to the Undergraduate Council Finance Committee Thursday alerted members of an anticipated budget cut in comparison to previous years.

Harvard Yard

Boston Doctor’s Medical License Suspended for Alleged 'Inappropriate and Substandard Examinations' of Harvard Students

The medical license of a longtime Boston-area doctor and Harvard alumnus was suspended Friday for “inappropriate and substandard examinations” conducted on student members of the Harvard Glee Club.

Dr. Vivek Murthy and Dr. Alice Chen

Dr. Vivek Murthy and Dr. Alice Chen

U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy and Dr. Alice Chen spoke to students about the current information on COVID-19 and the importance of prioritizing mental health during the crisis in a conference call hosted by South Asian Americans in Public Service (SAAPS) Tuesday evening.

Dean O'Dair Interview

Three Years After Introduction of Sanctions, Some Groups’ Exemption Statuses Still Unclear

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.

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Palestine Solidarity Committee Circulates Pledge Urging Undergrads to Boycott Israel Trek

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.

Harvard Lampoon Building

Students Criticize Harvard Lampoon Culture, Lack of Transparency at Comp Meeting Protest

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.

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In Final Legal Push, Harvard Defends Motions to Dismiss Sanctions Complaints

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.

University Hall

Almost Half of New Harvard Student Organizations Denied Full Recognition

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.

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Student Life

The Steepest Conquest

The fascination with trailblazing, with “discovery,” still persists in the club, which can sometimes romanticize the political history of mountaineering.


Harvard Student Group Gives $10,000 in Sustainability Grants

An undergraduate consulting organization has granted $10,000 to 13 Harvard affiliates and groups to achieve sustainability initiatives this year.

Quad Sound Studios

Four Thousand Dollars of Equipment Stolen from Quad Sound Studios

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.