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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.

Shopping Week Rally
College

Undergrads Overwhelmingly Back Shopping Week Referendum, Elect 48 to Undergraduate Council

Harvard College students voted overwhelmingly in favor of a referendum on shopping week and elected 48 students to the Undergraduate Council with high voter turnout, the UC Election Commission announced Friday afternoon.

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Protests

Shopping Week Rally

Students hold signs at a rally in support of shopping week on Tuesday.

Shopping Week Rally
Protests

Shopping Week Rally

Students rally on Tuesday in support of shopping week, after Harvard held an early registration period this fall for the third semester in a row.

Shopping Week Rally
College

As Referendum Opens, Students Rally in Support of Shopping Week

Undergraduates rallied in support of shopping week in Science Center Plaza Tuesday afternoon, waving signs and distributing fliers that read “Save Shopping Week” and “Stop Course Preview Period” to students filing out of their classes.

Shopping Week Flyer
College

Committee to Vote on Proposal to Eliminate Spring 2022 Shopping Week

The Standing Committee on Undergraduate Educational Policy, an FAS panel overseeing the College curriculum, plans to vote Tuesday on a proposal to eliminate shopping week for the Spring 2022 semester.

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Shopping Week Flyer

A flyer posted on a door in Quincy House demands the preservation of Shopping Week.

First Day of Shopping Week
College

Students Petition to ‘Bring Back Shopping Week,’ Fearing Move to Early Registration System

More than 1,300 people signed a petition this week urging Harvard to maintain “shopping week,” the period at the start of the semester in which students can attend various classes before finalizing their schedules.

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College

Undergraduates Give Virtual Shopping Week Mixed Reviews

Harvard undergraduates traded in-person lectures for online course previews this week, voicing mixed feelings about Harvard’s new take on shopping period, a longstanding scheduling quirk that allows students to sample classes before officially enrolling.

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Flyby Blog

Virtual Shopping Week Bingo

Zoom crashed on you? No clue when classes officially start? Consider yourself two spaces closer to "bingo."

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Flyby Blog

Silver Linings for Your Virtual Shopping Week

Shopping week is virtual? Don’t worry — we’ve got you covered with some ways to recognize the hidden Zoom ~blessings~ that surround us all.

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How to Recreate the Panic of Shopping Week

Shopping week usually instills a sense of chaos reminding us that school is back, and there’s no reason that can’t be true this year. During this pandemic, we’re all craving a sense of normalcy. Use this guide to help continue your shopping week traditions from years past.

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Flyby Blog

Questions to Ask Your Professors During Zoom Shopping Week

Especially with many professors holding vague info sessions and office hours, it’s time to brush up on those ~social skills~ so you can really get all the tea you’ll need on their classes.

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Flyby Blog

Quiz: Does Your Professor Care About You?

Here is a quick test to see if the class you’re looking at reflects a caring, supportive professor who can soothe your soul during the trials and tribulations presented by an online Fall 2020.

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Student Life

Tag Yourself: Which Canvas Site Are You?

As Fall semester approaches and the search for courses begins, you may notice how different each professor’s canvas site is. Do not underestimate how much a Canvas site can reveal. Take this quiz to find out which Canvas site you are.

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