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Students Found Tibetan Cultural Association to Celebrate and Educate About Tibetan Culture

A group of students founded the Harvard Undergraduate Tibetan Cultural Association to promote Tibetan culture and awareness this month.

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Visual Arts

‘Exceeded My Expectations’: Student Performers Laud Return to In-Person Programming

After more than a year of adapting to virtual programming, Harvard’s vibrant performing arts groups have roared back to life. Though they have faced challenges adhering to Covid-19 restrictions, artists said the ability to come together in person again is well-worth it.

Uyghur culture fest
Student Groups

Human Rights Working Group Hosts Event Calling for Action on Uyghur Crisis

Around 80 Harvard affiliates gathered in the Barker Center for the event, officially titled the Uyghur Culture Fest. The evening included catered Uyghur cuisine, dancing, and calligraphy as well as somber testimonials from those missing family members due to the current crisis.

Grays Hall Serenity Room
On Campus

Grays Hall Serenity Room

Margaux R. E. Winter ’21-22 and the author in the Grays Hall Serenity Room.

UC Presidential Inauguration Michael Cheng
College

Acrimony and Inefficiency Mar Inaugural UC Meeting Under Cheng and de Kanter

Michael Y. Cheng ’22 and Emmett E. de Kanter ’24 were inaugurated as president and vice president of the Undergraduate Council Sunday during an acrimonious meeting that was derailed by accusations of bullying and intimidation leveled at the new president.

BGLTQ+ Athletes
College

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.

2020 Voter Turnout Graphic
Student Groups

‘A Silver Lining’: Harvard Student Voter Turnout Increases During Covid-19

Nearly 71 percent of Harvard University students eligible to vote cast ballots in the 2020 election, jumping roughly 9 percentage points from the previous presidential election cycle, according to data released last week by the National Study of Learning, Voting, and Engagement.

UC Meeting
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.

Harvard-Yale Spirit Week
On Campus

Harvard-Yale Spirit Week

At an event during Harvard-Yale Spirit Week, hosted by the Harvard College Events Board, students played QBBlitz, in which they threw footballs at a goal.

UC Meeting
College

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.

Palestine Rally
On Campus

Palestine Rally

Student group Harvard Out of Occupied Palestine held a rally in the Yard Monday afternoon calling on Harvard to divest its endowment from any companies with ties to Israel's presence in Palestine.

Diwali
College

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.

UC Election Results
College

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.

Sex Week Opening 2021
Student Groups

Sex Week Event Addresses Common Myths Around Sexual Health

Sex health educator and writer Mari Kempner brought attention to how politicians spread misinformation on sexual health to further political agendas at an event Friday during the College’s annual Sex Week.

Raquel Coronell Uribe
On Campus

Coronell to Lead The Crimson’s 149th Guard

Raquel Coronell Uribe ’23 will lead The Harvard Crimson’s 149th Guard, becoming the paper’s first Latinx president in its 148-year history, the organization announced Sunday.

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