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Welcome back to Listen Up! It’s been a long summer, and we’ve missed all you readers—almost as much as you’ve missed us.
In the great tradition of Harvard students receiving national attention for tumblr pages (see here, here, and here), Sarah E. Coughlon ’15 has captured the spotlight with her new blog called “Beyoncé Voters.” The website is a response to a quote from Fox News host Jesse Watters who said of Hillary Clinton, “This is how she’s going to try to win the White House….she needs the single ladies vote — I call them the Beyoncé voters...they depend on government because they’re not depending on their husbands. They need things like contraception, health care, and they love to talk about equal pay.”
When the U.S. conceded a goal to Portugal in stoppage time this Sunday, leaving the game at a disappointing draw, one thing came to our minds.
No, most of us probably didn’t choose Harvard because we thought that it would prepare us for a military career in the mountains of Europe. However, history suggests that perhaps we have been too shortsighted when considering our future pursuits. In need of smart, athletic, patriotic folks to serve in the Alps during World War II, the United States Army formed a regiment of primarily Harvard, Yale, and Dartmouth students: the 10th Mountain Division.
This week, “Kirkland apples” has become the phrase on every Harvardian produce consumer’s lips. Rumor has it that the apples in Kirkland dining hall are superior to those HUDS stocks everywhere else.
Over the summer, some students will have internships with leading innovators, like SpaceX or Facebook. Some will take on world-changing service projects. Others will work to save up for the busy school year. Others yet will… well… not be doing such amazing, life-changing things. Here’s Flyby’s guide to describing your not-so-thrilling summer plans.
"One of the best places to beez is the open air because the chilly windst will augment the effects of beez. Longtime beez-ers refer to this as the 'beez and freeze.'"
In the poetic words of Chris Brown feat. Pitbull: "Now we're International, so international, international, so international"
With a new project called the Summer Playbook, Luke R. Heine '17 is hoping to make it all the easier to turn up with Harvard friends you might have never met.
In celebration of Earth Day, here are some insane facts and phenomena that you might not have known about this beautiful planet of ours!