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Harvard Students Turn to BlueBikes Amid Record Ridership in Cambridge

Now, students are turning in increasing numbers to BlueBikes, a bicycle sharing system that operates in the Boston metropolitan area, to get around.

HMSC Fireside Chat
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Tindal Lays Out Vision as New Museums Director, Addresses Recent Controversies

Brenda D. Tindal, the new executive director of the Harvard Museums of Science and Culture, shared her vision for the HMSC and her passion for museums, community engagement, and civic dialogue during a virtual fireside chat Tuesday evening.

Smith Campus Center
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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.

Harvard Ed Portal
College Life

Ed Portal Panelists Discuss Monuments’ Past and Future

Boston and Cambridge-area arts professionals discussed the ability of new kinds of monuments to “contribute to the formation of a positive collective identity” at a Harvard Ed Portal panel on Tuesday.

Class Marshals
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Class Marshals

The Second Marshal for the Harvard Class of 2022, Ruth H. Jaensubhakij '22.

Class Marshals
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Class Marshals

The First Marshal for the Harvard Class of 2022, Menatallah “Menat” N. Bahnasy '22.

Athletics Covid Policies
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Athletics to Require Proof of Vaccination, Negative Test for Spectators at Indoor Home Contests

Attendees of all indoor athletic events will have to present proof of full vaccination or a negative Covid-19 test beginning Oct. 15, according to a new policy set by Harvard Athletics.

Dean O'Dair Interview
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DSO Talks Common Space Reopenings, Equity Goals

Administrators at the Dean of Students Office said in a Friday interview they were working toward easing the transition from remote learning to in-person instruction for students, as well as opening up common spaces for undergraduate use.

UC Meeting
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UC Pushes For FAS Free Speech Rules Review, Funds Late-Night Transportation Program

The Undergraduate Council passed legislation to establish a social inclusion grant for College students, propose that faculty review Harvard’s guidelines on free speech, and to fund a late-night transportation program at a meeting on Sunday evening.

Admissions Office
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HKS Student Spearheads Alumni Donations Boycott Against Legacy Admissions

An organization that advocates for first-generation, low-income students led by a Harvard Kennedy School student launched a campaign to boycott alumni donations until universities to stop considering legacy in admissions.

Grille closures
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A ‘Bummer’: Students Frustrated by Closed Campus Spaces, Reduced Hours

Most of Harvard’s popular cafés — including Barker, Bauer, Cabot, Gato Rojo, and Lamont — and House Grilles at Dunster, Eliot, Pforzheimer, Quincy, and Winthrop Houses are temporarily closed.

Harvard Yard
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Harvard Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

Latinx organizations and House committees are hosting events on campus including movie nights, dance outings, and food tastings to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month.

Shopping Week Rally
College

After Undergrads Rally for Shopping Week, Teaching Fellows Reiterate Job Uncertainty Concerns

Earlier this month, a petition gained more than 1,300 signatures in support of shopping week, the system in which students browse courses the first week of class prior to registering. Students rallied to preserve shopping week last Tuesday, marking the first day of voting in the referendum.

Students Socialize Fall 2021
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Students Socialize Fall 2021

Students Socialize Fall 2021
College

Students Weigh Return to Campus Social Life As Pandemic Rages On

While some students said they are eager to have the social life they envisioned before the pandemic’s onset, others are treading carefully, according to interviews with more than a dozen undergraduates.

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