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New Year's (And New Semester's) Resolutions

As we usher in 2016, many of us hope that we will be better, smarter, and more productive people than we were in 2015—not that the bar was too high to begin with. Here are some more realistic New Year’s resolutions that we might actually go through with (but still probably won’t).

Champagne
FlyBy Blog

Fun Ways to Celebrate New Years

Whether you are home with your family or out with your friends, Flyby has come up with some anxiety-free ways to ensure a successful start to the year.

Warm Christmas Tree
FlyBy Blog

Warm Christmas Tree

So this is Christmas?

Harvard Square Holiday Fair
Holiday

Last-Minute Holiday Gift Guide

Oh no—it’s the day before Christmas Eve, and you were so busy scrambling to do your Course Evaluations (due at 11 p.m. tonight!) that you completely forgot to buy something for your Secret Santa. We’ve collected some last-minute gift ideas that won’t break the bank.

Flyby Placemat
FlyBy Blog

Flyby's Holiday Placemat for Nosy Relatives

A placemat guide for holiday discussions on sensitive college issues with loved ones

Holiday with the Longfellows
Food and Drink

Holiday with the Longfellows

Marissa Cheifetz, a member of the Longfellow holiday open house’s staff, describes the Longfellows’ holiday menu to a visitor at Friday evening’s open house.

Kirkland Lights
FlyBy Blog

Holiday Events At and Around Harvard

What events can you attend this finals period on Harvard's campus when the stress is becoming too much?

Winter Display
FlyBy Blog

How To: Celebrate the Holidays in Your Dorm Room

What can a broke college student do to cheer up during this finals season?

Kirkland Lights
Student Life

Kirkland Lights

Students circle the holiday tree in the courtyard of Kirkland House on Monday evening. Members of Kirkland’s House Committee set up the tree earlier that afternoon, according to HoCo member Melissa Balding ’17.

Deck The Dining Halls
Student Life

Deck The Dining Halls

Students decorate the dining hall of Kirkland House with wreaths and lights on Monday evening.

Christmas Tree Lighting at The Charles Hotel
Christmas

Christmas Tree Lighting at The Charles Hotel

A parent allows his curious child to touch ornaments on a tree during this year’s Christmas tree lighting event at The Charles Hotel.

Veteran’s Day Stadium Run
Recreational Athletics

Veteran’s Day Stadium Run

Veterans, students in ROTC, and supportive community members begin running up the steps of Harvard Stadium. They gathered on Veteran’s Day to support past and present veterans and raise money for the Warrior Scholar Project.

On Campus

A Night at... the Queen’s Head Pub

​A young woman wearing a shaggy, red, tendril-adorned hat cradles a glass of beer next to us, nodding along to two men dressed in navy sweaters. Across from her, a blue-haired lady claps in earnest beneath orange streamers. A man wearing a neon green dinosaur onesie holds his costume’s accompanying hat while bopping along to the fading bass. Masks and carved pumpkins, empty mozzarella stick containers, and half-filled bottles lay strewn around the bar.

Student Life

Seinfeld, Tamagotchi, and Suds: 3 Wackiest House Traditions

Though undergraduate houses are now assigned randomly, each has maintained idiosyncrasies from the good ole’, pre-90s days when students could self-select. Flyby asked around campus to find the top three wackiest house traditions—both well-known and otherwise—that have long endured.

Costume Contest
On Campus

Costume Contest

Students await judgement for best costume at the Cambridge Queen’s Head Pub on Saturday night. The contest was a part of Haunted Hall, a College-wide Halloween party that took place in Annenberg.

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