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Following debate sparked by the release of its Housing Day videos—one of which featured masked female students dancing in bikinis—Kirkland House held an open forum Monday night to discuss student opinions.
Not all housing day videos are created equal. After Kirkland’s Housing Committee took down several of their Beyoncé-themed 2014 Housing Day videos due to inappropriate material, upperclassmen turned in a different aesthetic direction to give the Class of 2017 an idea of what they can expect should they be placed in Kirkland come next Thursday.
Currier House brought pre-Housing Day fever to new heights with an email from “email@example.com.” Complete with a fungus reference, a tree-themed book recommendation, and an invitation to join “the Dean” at the park, it bore all of the marks of a classic Pfister correspondence.
A series of videos produced by students in Kirkland House to generate excitement for Housing Day sparked controversy and confusion among the student body last week, prompting the removal of the video from YouTube and plans for an open forum for students to discuss their concerns.
University administrators plan to dissuade freshmen from participating in Housing Day Eve 'traditions' by keeping them out of upperclassmen houses and providing alternative activities.
Freshmen, listen up: Housing Day will be here faster than you can say “not Slytherin.” You’re nervous, you’re excited, and you’re probably confused. We’re here to help. You only live Housing Day once, after all. We’ve put together a handy schedule to make sure that you live it right.
Upperclassmen who applied to the first round of the interhouse transfer process received the results of their applications last week and some have since voiced concerns and complaints about the process.
You can cross your fingers, burn a boat, or take shots along the river, but no one outwits the Housing Gods.
It looks like all the fanfare surrounding Housing Day might turn into a battle of the Beyoncés—because not just one, but at least two, Houses are throwing around the idea of making a Yoncé-themed Housing Day video this year.
Over the years, Harvard's housing has drastically changed. With Housing Day coming up, here's a look a back at the biggest events in Harvard housing history.
We all know them. Every blocking group has them. Maybe you are one of these characters, maybe you lie to yourself and pretend not to be, but here they are—the eight types of people you’ll find in a blocking group.