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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.
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.
William Wu '18 cradles a black rabbit at the Crimson Key Society-sponsored petting zoo on Tuesday.
Addressing the Class of 2018 at the annual Convocation ceremony, Khurana called for students to make years at Harvard "transformative."
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.
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.
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.'"
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.
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.
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.
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.
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."