Freshmen

Freshmen Research Research
On Campus

Freshmen Research Research

A representative from the Office of Undergraduate Research and Fellowships speaks to a crowd of primarily freshmen about how to get started doing research in college and what the benefits are.

FOP Open House
On Campus

FOP Open House

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Freshman Family Weekend
College

Freshman Family Weekend

Signs hung on the walls of Memorial Hall welcomed freshman students' families to campus for Freshman Family Weekend for the Class of 2020.

Freshman Family Weekend
Student Life

Parents Praise University for Cancelling Soccer Season

“Harvard took necessary action. This is why we send our kids to schools like this, because they don’t hide things away,” Joe N. Giaquinto, a father of a Harvard freshman, said.

College

Students, Businesses Gear Up for Freshman Family Weekend

Freshmen may have a little more motivation than usual to clean their dorms this weekend as parents descend on Cambridge for Freshman Family Weekend from Nov. 4 to 5.

Debate at the Queen's Head
College

‘Disheartening’ Final Presidential Debate Draws Laughter, Gasps

With Election Day less than three weeks away, students both laughed and gasped while watching Democratic presidential nominee Hillary R. Clinton and Republican presidential nominee Donald J. Trump go head to head in the final presidential debate Wednesday night.

HUDS Strike Continues
On Campus

HUDS Strike Continues

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Annenberg Hall
FlyBy Blog

Dude, That’s Rude: Annenberg

​We all know that kid. We all have been that kid. So if you do these things…just stop right now, we beg you.

FlyBy Blog

The Best $10 You'll Ever Spend

​Are you a sophomore premed already disenamored with Chem 17? What about a freshman who already failed to finish his first CS 50 problem set even though students receive an extra 10 days this year? If so, have no fear. Though the first Add/Drop deadline has tragically passed, Harvard students still have until the Fifth Monday (October 3) to finalize their course schedules for the fall semester (and even then, why is everyone so scared of the dreaded W?). For the steep price of $10 a course (and the next 60 seconds of your life, which is all Flyby can really ask for at this point), we’ll will give you the lowdown on which courses to pick up to repair your broken semester.

2020 Talent Show 2
College

2020 Talent Show 2

Freshman Janani Krishnan-Jha ’20 sings George Gershwin’s “Summertime” at the Freshman Talent Show in Sanders Theatre Tuesday night. Hundreds of freshmen attended the annual show, which showcases talented members of the newest undergraduate class.

Sands On 'Hamilton'
College

Sands On 'Hamilton'

Mason P. M. Sands ’20 sings “You’ll Be Back” from Broadway hit musical Hamilton at the Freshman Talent Show Tuesday night.

Class of 2020’s Freshman Convocation
College

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Class of 2020’s Freshman Convocation
Freshmen

Class of 2020’s Freshman Convocation

Freshmen in Weld cheer at the Freshman Convocation on Tuesday as their dorm was called and officially welcomed to Harvard. This year’s Convocation, a recent tradition that was instituted first for the Class of 2013, featured speakers such as Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana, who encouraged students to be “skeptical idealists rather than cynics” throughout their time at the College.

Harvard University President Drew G. Faust
College

At Convocation, Faust Cautions Against ‘Vile’ Public Discourse

Prominent Harvard administrators, including University President Drew G. Faust, challenged freshmen to make the most of their nascent college careers and pursue truth in what they called a toxic political culture.

FRESHMAN FORMAL FUN
FlyBy Blog

Flyby's Guide to Freshman Formal

As we reach the finish line of a year full of aggressive pseting and regrettably getting in touch with your inner Lamonster, you may have just forgotten how to be a normal human in a social setting. Especially all you freshmen out there, who probably still haven’t quite figured out how to non-awkwardly navigate the social scene. Freshman Formal quickly approaching (read, it’s tomorrow) and Flyby’s here to help prevent you from making a fool of yourself.