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Undergrads Found Group to Support Queer Athletes, Improve Harvard Athletics Policies and Culture

Four undergraduates founded an organization this semester to serve queer student athletes at Harvard.

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College Developing Proposal for Double Concentrations Without Combined Thesis

A committee within Harvard’s Office of Undergraduate Education is developing a proposal to introduce double concentrations at the College, which it hopes to submit to a faculty vote in spring 2022.

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Aknazar ‘Adam’ Kazhymurat ’23 Remembered as ‘Brilliant,’ ‘Kind,’ and ‘Curious’

Kazhymurat died earlier this month while on leave from Harvard in Kazakhstan. Friends and mentors of Kazhymurat remembered him as a brilliant and kindhearted individual with a passion for his studies.

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Phi Beta Kappa Inducts Class of 2022 ‘Senior 48’

Forty-eight seniors learned Monday that they had been inducted into the Harvard chapter of the Phi Beta Kappa honor society, joining the “Junior 24” selected in the spring.

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Modified Classroom to Table

Classroom to Table, which facilitates restaurant meals between instructors and students, has returned in a modified format this semester in which students can invite instructors to a coffee break at Pavement Coffee in Harvard Square.

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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.

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Khurana Urges Student Vigilance Following Local Crimes, Ahead of Covid-Era Holiday Travel

Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana urged undergraduates in a Friday interview to remain vigilant after a recent spate of local crimes and as many students prepare to travel for Thanksgiving amid the pandemic.

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Four Harvard Seniors Awarded American Rhodes Scholarship

Four Harvard seniors were awarded the American Rhodes Scholarship to pursue postgraduate studies at the University of Oxford in fields ranging from mathematical theoretical physics to public policy.

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Students Celebrate Upcoming Harvard-Yale Game at CEB Spirit Week

In anticipation of the 137th Harvard-Yale football game this upcoming Saturday, the College Events Board hosted a week of spirit events featuring plate smashing, Yale-bashing stand-up comedy, and musical performances.

Adams Dining Hall Reopening
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‘I Missed It So Much’: Adams Dining Hall Reopens, Though Some Fruit Flies Remain

The Adams House dining hall reopened Friday after shutting down for two weeks due to an infestation of fruit flies.

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Nobel Laureate Maria Ressa Talks Disinformation, Democracy at IOP Salant Lecture

Nobel Peace Prize winner Maria A. Ressa discussed her time as an award-winning political journalist in the Philippines at the Institute of Politics’ annual Salant Lecture on the Freedom of the Press Tuesday.

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UC Removes Constitutional Requirement to Register as Non-Profit, Approves Controversial Budget Amendment

The UC removed its constitutional requirement to register as a non-profit and reallocated previously-assigned funds in a contentious meeting Sunday.

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Harvard Dharma Hosts Annual Diwali Celebration

Dharma, Harvard’s Hindu students’ association, hosted a prayer service and home-cooked dinner on Saturday evening in celebration of Diwali, the five-day festival of lights celebrated throughout South Asia.

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Cheng and de Kanter Ride ‘Defund the UC’ Platform to Victory in UC Presidential Election

After a contentious Undergraduate Council presidential election, Michael Y. Cheng ’22 and Emmett E. de Kanter ’24, who pledged to “Defund the UC” and rewrite the UC constitution, were elected president and vice president Saturday.

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Harvard Affiliates Help Found New University In Response To Free Speech Concerns in Higher Ed

Several current and former Harvard professors are helping establish the University of Austin, a private liberal arts school in Texas launched in response to what some of its founders see as a culture of censorship within higher education.

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