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Legally Blonde
College

Legally Blonde

Freshmen gather on the steps of Widener Library to watch the screening of "Legally Blonde," hosted by the College Events Board on Thursday, Aug. 29.

Crimson Key Society Petting Zoo
Freshmen

Crimson Key Society Petting Zoo

Nayiri Ayanian '18 shows off to her fellow classmates one of the rabbits from the Crimson Key Society-sponsored petting zoo event, held on Sunday afternoon in Harvard Yard.

Crimson Key Society Petting Zoo
Freshmen

Crimson Key Society Petting Zoo

William Wu '18 cradles a black rabbit at the Crimson Key Society-sponsored petting zoo on Tuesday.

Class of 2018 Convocation
College

In First Major Speech, Khurana Details Vision

Addressing the Class of 2018 at the annual Convocation ceremony, Khurana called for students to make years at Harvard "transformative."

College

Class of 2018 Convocation

Dance at the fair
Freshmen

Survey Part I: Get To Know Harvard’s Class of 2018

More than a quarter of surveyed students in the Class of 2018—the most diverse in Harvard College history by some metrics—reported that a member of their immediate or extended family attended the College.

Freshman Survey Cover
Freshmen

Class of 2018: By the Numbers

From legacy status and admissions statistics to political beliefs and sexual experience, The Crimson's second annual survey of Harvard's incoming freshman beings the Class of 2018 into sharper focus.

Academic Fair at the Plaza
On Campus

Opening Days

Music at the Academic Fair
Academics

Music at the Academic Fair

Music professor Thomas F. Kelly speaks with a prospective student at the Academic Fair on Friday afternoon. Kelly explained, "I really love meeting a whole new freshman class...sometimes you just want to say, 'it's all going to be okay.'"

Academic Fair at the Plaza
Academics

Academic Fair at the Plaza

Students and department representatives gather at the Academic Fair on the Science Center Plaza on Friday afternoon. The annual fair held during Opening Days gives freshmen the opportunity to explore different departments.

Signing Up
Academics

Signing Up

Ellen Jang-Milsen '18 of Georgia fills out a questionnaire for the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures at the Academic Fair in the Science Center Plaza on Friday. Jang-Milsen, whose high school did not offer Russian, plans to study the language at Harvard.

Tolstoy at the fair
Academics

Tolstoy at the fair

A Russian nesting doll rests on the table for the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures at the Academic Fair in the Science Center Plaza on Friday.

Dance at the fair
Academics

Dance at the fair

Aimee P. Ricciardone, executive assistant at the Office for the Arts at Harvard, speaks with Ellie Y. Underwood '18 about dance opportunities at the Academic Fair on Friday in the Science Center Plaza. The Office for the Arts at Harvard holds multiple events to engage freshmen during Opening Days.

Making connections at the fair
Academics

Making connections at the fair

Physics professor and Leverett House Master Howard Georgi '67 shakes hands with Erik C. Owen '18 at the Academic Fair in the Science Center on Friday. Owen, who attended the humanities and sciences fairs, said he felt overwhelmed, adding "there are a lot more courses here than I ever would have thought."

3-D hands at the fair
SEAS

3-D hands at the fair

A white plaster cast and its replicate rest near a 3D printing device at the SEAS table at the Academic Fair on Friday.

Dance at the fair
Freshmen

Survey Part I: Get To Know Harvard’s Class of 2018

Freshman Survey Cover
Freshmen

Class of 2018: By the Numbers

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Highlight

An Evil Woman

Academic Fair at the Plaza
On Campus

Opening Days