Housing Day

Quadded 2016
FlyBy Blog

How To Tell Your Parents You Got Quadded

​Now that we’re all back from SB2K16, the cold reality of Boston has hit us once again. And I’m not talking about the snow, I’m referring to Housing Day results.

Dorm Storming
College Life

Dorm Storming

Currier House residents storm into a freshman dorm to notify students of their house placement. “It’s going to be okay,” assured one upperclassmen through a megaphone.

Housing Day
College Life

Housing Day

Upperclassmen rally around the John Harvard statue before delivering letters to freshmen notifying them of their house placement. In recent decades, Housing Day has grown into a holiday for students at the College.

Kirkland Jedi
Student Life

Kirkland Jedi

Michael C. Rose ’17 dressed as a jedi for Housing Day. Students in Kirkland, famous for their house spirit, staked out the John Harvard statue in the middle of the night, according to Rose.

Quadded
Student Life

Quadded

“I think I used the phrase ‘I am down with any house besides Currier,’” said Ali Dastjerdi ’19 upon learning he will live in Currier House. After a few minutes, Dastjerdi warmed to the news and urged his blockmates to be positive.

Storming The Yard
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Storming The Yard

Members of Eliot House charge into Harvard Yard Thursday morning.

The Gathering Crowds
College

The Gathering Crowds

Housing Day 2016

Seen And Heard
College

Seen And Heard

Adamsians flaunt their colors and trade insults with those from other houses. Common topics for competition were room sizes, location, and the presence of mumps.

Looking On
College

Looking On

Dean of Freshmen Thomas A. Dingman '67 looks on at the excitement at the John Harvard statue in Harvard Yard Thursday morning. Hundreds of upperclassmen rushed into freshmen dormitories announcing housing results throughout the morning.

Preparing To Charge
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Preparing To Charge

UC Vice President and member of Dunster House Danny V. Banks '17 adjusts his "antlers" following the release of the housing letters.

From Wigg to Kirkland
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From Wigg to Kirkland

Members of Kirkland House enter Wigglesworth Hall to announce housing decisions to expectant freshmen.

Pfoho Festivity
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Housing Day 2016

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FlyBy Blog

Flyby’s Ranking of the 2016 Housing Day Videos

Now that Housing Day videos have been released, and the best day of the entire semester is upon us, Flyby writers Sruthi and Brandon have set to the difficult task of ranking all of them (instead of, you know, studying for midterms).

College

During Housing Day Festivities, Some Students Sit for Midterms

While most undergraduates will be able to participate fully in Thursday's Housing Day, several popular classes have scheduled midterms during the festivities, putting a damper on some students’ plans.

Editorials

On Housing Day

By the end of our years at Harvard, we will be able to look back on this day as the beginning of our membership in one of 12 sub-communities at Harvard that become a home to each of its student members.