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Drinks at Felipe's
Student Life

Felipe's Says Liquor License Is on Its Way

While the restaurant’s liquor license application was approved, the owners have yet to receive the physical license itself, preventing them from specifying when exactly they can begin to serve alcohol.

College

College To Host Freshman Formal On Campus

The move will mark the first time that Harvard has hosted freshman formal on campus since at least 2007. In the past, the College has hosted the event at hotels throughout Boston.

Gates at Lowell
College

College To Heighten Security on Housing Day Eve

Administrators will increase security presence relative to typical levels across the College next Wednesday night in anticipation of the pre-Housing Day celebration known as "River Run."

College

Travia To Depart Office of Alcohol and Other Drug Services

In the post for 10 years, Ryan M. Travia is set to depart Harvard mid-March and take up an associate dean of students position at Babson College.

Harvard's Alcohol Policy
College

Harvard's Alcohol Policy

The College's approach to regulating the use of alcohol on campus has evolved over the last few years.

Harvard's Alcohol Policy
College

Analysis: Dartmouth’s Hard Alcohol Ban Unlikely To Affect Harvard

Harvard administrators and national experts said that while they are not surprised by the new policy at Dartmouth, they expect the changes to have little effect on Harvard College's alcohol policy.

 Town Hall HUHS Meeting
Undergraduate Council

UHS Will Maintain 24-Hour Urgent Care, Following Outcry

While Stillman is still slated to close in 2014, eliminating overnight respite beds, Barreira said that UHS will continue to offer in-person medical services such as triage, urgent care treatment, and on-site alcohol assessments at night.

Stillman After Hours
College

Stillman Infirmary Will Be Shuttered in Health Services Reshuffling

Director of HUHS Paul Barreira said that the motivation for the changes came from a UHS analysis he helped conduct for a couple of years, in which he found that overnight urgent-hour services are underutilized.

Drinky Drink: Spooky Cocktails
Food and Drink

Drinky Drink: Spooky Cocktails

There’s a cat in one corner, Steve Jobs in another, a pair of life-size salt and pepper shakers across from you. Obscene amounts of candy amass on top of tables and your roommates have decorated the common room with orange and black streamers. This means it’s Halloween and Halloween calls for some spooky alcoholic drinks. Here are some of FM’s favorites:

Food and Drink

Hate It: Pumpkin Beer

After struggling endlessly to get off Facebook (animal videos, duh) and finish my overdue Chinese philosophy paper, I want to reward myself. Head fogged by philosophers whose names I can’t pronounce and beliefs I can’t explain (if my PAFees are reading this, this is why you go to class), I seek a prize that can validate my maximum (but probably lower) B+ grade. I’m craving something that can quench the thirst that can only be acquired in Lamont’s stratospheric top floor. I stick my hand into the fridge. What cool and refreshing beverage might I mooch off my roommate? A PBR? A Natty? Perhaps even a worldly Heineken? To my horror, the bottle that greets me is labeled with a John Boehner resembling jack-o-lantern (obviously in color, but shockingly also in form). Pumpkin beer. It takes me a second to wrap my head around such a foreign concept. Dutch, perhaps?

The Beer Issue
Scrutiny

The FM Beer Issue

Wondering why there's no scrutiny this week? The FM staff instead delved into the wide world of beer. From beer in the 17th century to craft beer startups, this issue's got it all.

Growlers
Alcohol

Homebrew at Harvard

The first time Nick M. Gavin ’15 tried to brew beer in Pforzheimer House, it didn’t go well.

Scrutiny

Timeline: Beer at Harvard

1637: John Harvard moves from England to Massachusetts Bay Colony. He dies later that year, leaving money to New College, which is later renamed for its greatest benefactor. Harvard develops plans to build a brewery on its campus. Legend has it that Harvard learned the art of beer brewing from family friend William Shakespeare. One could say that the College’s on-campus brewery used recipes directly from the “First Folio.”

Malted Barley
Food and Drink

Malted Barley

Malted barley for sale at the Modern Homebrew Emporium near Davis Square. These grains provide the sugar that will be fermented into beer.

Hops
Food and Drink

Hops

Whole hop flowers on display at the Modern Homebrew Emporium near Davis Square. Hops are used to give beer a bitter and tangy flavor.

Central Administration

In Op-Ed, Law Profs Call for University Governance Changes

Jeffrey K. McDonough Artwork
Scrutiny

Not a 9-to-5 Job

Advising Programs Office Under Construction
College

Freshman Advising: Under Construction

Van Gogh's "Self-Portrait Dedicated to Paul Gauguin"
Visual Arts

Portrait of the Artist: Behind Van Gogh's 'Self-Portrait Dedicated to Paul Gauguin'