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Student Life

Classroom to Table Returns With Coffee Break Edition

Classroom to Table, the popular College program that brings faculty and students together to share food and company, is back for the first time since the pandemic’s onset — albeit through a modified format.

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College

UC Doubles Wintersession Grants and Funds ‘Crimson Takes Cambridge’ Program

The Undergraduate Council passed legislation to expand the Wintersession program and to fund a new program that will allow students to explore local restaurants at a discounted rate during its Sunday meeting.

Joe Biden at Class Day
College Finance

Harvard Affiliates Troubled by Biden’s Stance on Student Loan Debt

Harvard students reacted with disappointment and frustration after President Joe Biden said on Feb. 16 he would not forgive more than $10,000 in federal student loan debt per borrower, singling out Harvard as an institution whose students did not require debt relief.

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Student Life

Will Joe Biden Deliver on His Promises to Alleviate Student Loan Debt?

President-elect Joe Biden pledged multiple times on the campaign trail to alleviate debt. Many of Biden’s supporters, however, remain skeptical as to whether the incoming administration will deliver on its promise to alleviate the financial anxiety facing millions of Americans.

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Central Administration

Harvard Will Not Apply For Federal Aid From Second Coronavirus Stimulus Package

Harvard will not apply for federal aid from the latest Congressional Covid-19 stimulus package, University spokesperson Jason A. Newton wrote in a statement Monday.

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College Finance

After a Rocky Year, Harvard Faces an Uncertain Economic Climate in 2021, Hollister Says

After a turbulent year for the University and its finances, Harvard is set to grapple with an uncertain economic outlook in 2021, University Vice President for Finances Thomas J. Hollister said in an interview with The Crimson Thursday.

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College

As Coronavirus Tanks Economy, Job-Seeking Seniors Face Twin Crises

For seniors set to graduate, the coronavirus has rapidly changed where and how they expected to live, work, and build a career. In a matter of months, the global health crisis has flummoxed both members of the class of 2020 and the Harvard officials tasked with guiding them.

UC Meeting
College

UC Funds Printing and Laundry Stipends for Some SEF-Eligible Students

The UC voted to allocate $10,000 to fund printing and laundry for Student Events Fund-eligible students and another $10,000 to fund Wintersession grants at its general meeting Sunday.

GSC Meeting
Student Life

GSC Meeting

The Harvard Graduate Student Council discusses the recent Financial Wellness Survey conducted among the student body Wednesday evening.

Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
College Finance

Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics

The Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics where researchers worked to produced the first ever picture of a black hole.

Divestment Graduation Caps
College Finance

Ahead of Commencement, Divestment Organizers Call on Alumni to Suspend Donations to Harvard

Harvard fossil fuel and prison divestment activists launched pledges this week calling on alumni to withhold donations to the University until administrators concede to their demands.

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College

Dean for Administration Says Harvard College Looking to Limit Spending

Harvard College is exploring ways to limit spending in preparation for a future fiscal downturn more than ten years after the 2008 financial crisis hit the University, College Dean for Administration Sheila C. Thimba said in an April 30 interview.

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College

Following Activities Fee Increase, More Students Opt Out

Following the College’s decision last year to raise the student activities fee — an optional sum Harvard undergraduates pay as part of their enrollment costs — more students opted out of paying the fee this year.

Thomas Hollister
College Finance

Nearly Half of Harvard’s Annual Revenue Derived from Donors

Forty-five percent of Harvard’s annual revenue comes from donors — either as endowment returns or direct gifts — University Chief Financial Officer and Vice President for Finance Thomas J. Hollister said in an interview Wednesday.

Classroom to Table
College

Classroom to Table Program Again Cancelled Mid-Semester

Classroom to Table — a program that brings together undergraduates and their professors for College-subsidized fine dining in Harvard Square — has been cancelled mid-semester due to lack of funding for the third consecutive term.

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