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While not an official university holiday for many students and faculty, Veterans Day was still observed by many on and off campus.
From commemorative tours to church services and stadium runs, Harvard affiliates found their own ways to honor veterans Tuesday.
Harvard chaplains and supporters organized a silent sit-in advocating for peace in front of the Science Center on Veterans Day.
There’s a cat in one corner, Steve Jobs in another, a pair of life-size salt and pepper shakers across from you. Obscene amounts of candy amass on top of tables and your roommates have decorated the common room with orange and black streamers. This means it’s Halloween and Halloween calls for some spooky alcoholic drinks. Here are some of FM’s favorites:
It’s not easy being a 400 year-old plaything to 6,700 undergraduates. Unable to escape the brutal nightly hazings by intoxicated freshman, tormented by the inferiority complex that comes from being used quite literally as a “john,” and gloomy from serving as the running inside joke around campus, the ghost of the John Harvard statue has lost a lot of spirit. To compensate for his nightly humiliations, the John Harvard statue ghost looks for sources of validation. He attracts countless legions of tourists to mindlessly photograph his statuesque physique. He lures the uninitiated into caressing his golden toe. And yet, in the end, all his ghoulish efforts somehow still leave him feeling hollow inside.
Members of the Jewish community at Harvard gather Wednesday night to eat and celebrate Rosh Hashanah at Hillel.
The Earth Day Bonanza, sponsored by the Harvard Office for Sustainability, Harvard Law School, the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Harvard University Housing, Harvard Real Estate, and Harvard Graduate School of Education, featured raffles, freebies, and games on Tuesday afternoon.
As students have come to appreciate, Dean Donald H. Pfister is a unique man with his own way of doing things. In his honor, Flyby proudly presents the schedule for the first ever Pfister Sunday:
Before indulging in any sins on the most holy day of the Christian calendar, you might want to check out a recent study, which found that even casual marijuana use, or smoking at least once a week, may lead to significant changes in the brain.
I was lucky enough to make it to Irish Pride central last Sunday for the parade, so if you couldn’t make it to Southie, here’s a little play-by-play of what you missed.
You were too excited about finally having a date on this usually tragic holiday that you forgot to actually plan the date. No worries—Flyby has your back. Here are some last-minute suggestions for Valentine’s Day spent in Harvard Square.
Getting gifts for Valentines Day has always been complicated (do you use debit or credit?) but the Hookup Culture has made the situation even more difficult. You shouldn’t buy anything that comes off as too clingy, but then again, you probably shouldn’t be buying anything at all. Luckily, I am here with some helpful advice.