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Freshman Festivity
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Freshman Festivity

Enya Huang ‘19 crafts a paper lantern to celebrate the Chinese Spring Festival in the Freshman Arts Room on Wednesday.

Freshman Festivity
College

Holworthy Freshman Arts Room to Extend Hours

Located in Holworthy Basement, the space is commonly used for evening workshops and the artistic pursuits of freshmen, but is currently only open on Wednesdays from 8 p.m. to midnight. The new initiative extends those hours to 24/7.

Crime

Freshmen Launch Crowdfunding Site After Phone Scam

The two students said they started a fundraising campaign after they were the victims of a phone-based scam that led both of them to wire more than $1,500 to Puerto Rico.

College

'Technical Difficulties' Delay Expos Sectioning for Freshmen

The system designed to assign Expos sections experienced “unexpected technical difficulties” late Saturday night, pushing sectioning into the following evening.

Annenberg Hall (2013)
FlyBy Blog

New and Improved Annenberg

Although being away for winter break can be a fun, much needed time of relaxation, many people are excited to come back to the familiarity that is Harvard. While most students are met with the same old same old of their routine, the class of 2019 was welcomed back to campus with the pleasant surprise of a new and improved Annenberg. Annenberg’s new facelift includes several improvements and we’re here to walk you through them.

Steering Committee Discusses FOP's Future
College

FOP’s Struggle With Diversity

Leaders of FOP’s steering committee both past and present are candid about the struggles they face in addressing the dearth of diversity within the program, citing a score of both institutional and social barriers as obstacles of closing that gap.

College

The First Summer

As the newest members of the College who have not yet declared a concentration, freshmen face a limited pool of employers willing to consider them for paid summer internships.

Annenberg ID Checking
On Campus

Annenberg ID Checking

John S. Martin, an ID checker in Annenberg, swipes a student’s ID card during dinner on Tuesday night. Martin first worked at Leverett House and has worked at Annenberg for the past six years.

John from Annenberg
On Campus

John from Annenberg

John S. Martin, Massachusetts native, has worked as an ID checker in Annenberg for the past six years.

Annenberg ID Checking
College

Annenberg Fixture John Martin Builds Community Among Freshmen

Martin, or simply “John” to the hundreds of freshman he sees everyday, has become somewhat of a celebrity for students at Harvard.

Reading with Parents
College

Harvard’s Youngest Residents

The College lifestyle is not designed for young children, but at Harvard, proctor and tutor children are exposed to a wide diversity of people and experiences, and in turn, influence the daily lives of residential undergraduates.

Crimson-UC Crossfire Debate
College

The Back of the UC Ballot

If they garner enough support, questions that ask students to vote on measures that are far from actionable—even joke questions—can make it to the voting box.

UC Meeting
College

UC Referendum Asks To Turn Pusey Library Into Social Space

Undergraduate Council pushed a referendum asking students if the Pusey Library should “be transformed into a freshmen-oriented social space” to the upcoming election ballot.

UC Meeting
College

UC Votes To Publicize Harvard-Yale Shuttles

Some representatives spoke out against the proposal, worrying that it would set a bad precedent for other student groups seeking to publicize their events.

Junior Parents Button
FlyBy Blog

Advice for Freshman Parents Weekend

​Freshman Parents weekend is here. This upcoming weekend will see the Yard flooded with hundreds of parents from across the globe donning Crimson attire.

Special Teams
Football

In Photos: The Game

Crimson-UC Crossfire Debate
College

The Back of the UC Ballot

Helicopter over Harvard
Crime

In Photos: Bomb Threat Shakes the Yard

College

A.D. Club ‘Strongly’ Opposes Membership Changes