A Little Levity
Can you tell the difference between real and imagined psychology studies?
So you bummed around your childhood home all winter break? Here's how to make your time away from Harvard sound a bit more productive.
Faculty opinions have made it clear that our current Gen Ed system is in radical need of improvement to meet students’ intellectual needs in our complex, changing world. As per request, we have pared students’ non-concentration requirements down to only four Gen Ed varieties, often combining old categories that are similar enough if we don’t overthink it; plus, an expository writing course and the study of a foreign language.
Choose your own adventure with a Thanksgiving twist. Where will yours lead?
This year you’ve decided to invest in the greatest of all Turkey Day traditions, the cornucopia. Only one question remains. What are you gonna stuff in it?
Intense bass frequencies shake the stacks. The pungent smell of beer-soaked parchment permeates the air. This is a party in Pusey Library, and the party is pumping. In light of the current social drought on Harvard’s campus, everyone’s favorite student organization, the Undergraduate Council, has entertained a number of possible referenda, one of which includes turning an actual library into a “freshman-oriented” social space. This week, FM is imagining turning up (and turning the pages) in Pusey.
I hope you _____ [are doing well/know I don’t really care about how you’re doing]. I have received your request asking for a letter of recommendation for _____ [medical school/Goldman Sachs/moving back in with your parents]
(Biological) Organs Literally evoke a visceral reaction Housed in small spaces Squishy Keep your ears functioning Have a lot of tissues
We complain to anyone that will listen—our lab partners, our roommates, the random man you pass on the way back from lunch—but some students overcome their laziness and actually fill out HUDS comment cards with requests.
To celebrate the one holiday that never gives you a break from school, FM went to some local book stores and asked employees for extra-spooky reading recommendations.