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Food and Drink

Dueling Tampons, Elevator Sex, Easy A’s, and Yalies Who Don’t Know How to Feed Themselves

The quick and dirty about what's been going on around the Ancient Eight (and other schools too).

Henry VIII

#tbt: Ivy League Pranks

Aside from the classic prank: “I’m not rooming with you next year”—our roommates were totally kidding about that one—there have been more pranksters throughout H-Y-P history. We warn you: these Ivy Leaguers set a low bar.

Kwasi Enin
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Dear Kwasi Enin, Pick Harvard

Harvard is the only place where Enin’s success could simultaneously be hugely admired and not too out of the ordinary. So congratulations, Kwasi Enin. Thank you for making us all feel inferior. We better see you in the fall.

Losing Grip

Is Harvard Losing Its Grip?

Brown, Columbia, Dartmouth, Princeton, Yale, Cornell, and the University of Pennsylvania all saw a rise in their early application pools; Harvard was the only Ivy League school to face a decrease in the number of its early decision applications, by 3 percent.

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Princeton Mom Is Back with More Romantic Advice

I was sitting at one of those coveted nook-desks in Lamont Library, merrily typing away at summer internship applications and finishing up some reading before lecture, when suddenly I felt a large, gaping hole emerging in my heart. And then I read Susan Patton’s Valentine’s Day editorial in The Wall Street Journal, and everything became clear to me.

Harvard's Endowment Over the Years
College Finance

Endowment Growth Trails National Average, Report Shows

Harvard’s endowment grew at a slower rate than the national average for American colleges and universities, as well as many of its peer institutions, in fiscal year 2013, according to data released Tuesday by the National Association of College and University Business Officers and Commonfund Institute.

Men's Basketball

Crimson Notches Second Ivy League Win

A game after the worst shooting performance of Crimson coach Tommy Amaker’s tenure, the squad issued an authoritative response with an 80-50 victory over Dartmouth on the road.

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Harvard in the World

Despite Fears of Grade Inflation, Harvard Students Only Average a B in Attractiveness

While Harvard students can count on a median grade of A- to pad their egos, it seems that in the arena of physical appearance, many can only scrape a B. Skeptical of these so-called rankings, Flyby investigated further.

Undergraduate Council

Chinese Students Visit Undergraduate Council To Draw Lessons About Student Government

Undergraduate Council members welcomed foreign visitors at Sunday’s general meeting as representatives from Chinese student governments came to draw lessons from the student governments of Harvard and other Ivy League universities.

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Q&A: Sending Scores, Organizing Essays, and More

When should I start working on my essays? If I have a low AP score, do I still have to report it? Do you have any organizational tips for college applicants?


Yalies Mistake Laundry Machines for Toilets

In what Yalies have termed the “Poopgate” scandal, unknown persons have allegedly been defecating and urinating in the laundry machines of Yale’s dormitories. While one might guess that the University would have the capacity to handle the matter swiftly, several weeks after the original incident there is at least one rumored suspect still on the loose. The disgusting trend started in Saybrook, one of Yale’s residential colleges.

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Harvard in the World

Harvard Comes in First on Most Important Ranking Yet

While we may have come in second on U.S. News & World Report's latest list, at least we’re winning where it counts. That’s right, boys and girls, the Betches from Betches Love This have given our humble university the number one spot on their list of Ivy League betchiness. This is quite possibly our biggest accomplishment to date! (I would go so far as to argue that this is even more impressive than the $2.8 billion we have already raised for the Harvard Campaign.) You may be asking yourself, just how exactly did we achieve such a feat?

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Ivy League Digital Network Launched Last Weekend

The new online network, which livestreams athletic contests from all eight Ivy League schools, premiered this past weekend with the showing of 23 live events.

Around the Ivies
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Around the Ivies

Ivy grows on Harvard's Memorial Church on a warm August day.

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Losing Interim Tag, Williamson Becomes Permanent Director of Athletic Communications

Timothy Williamson was named Harvard’s permanent Director of Athletic Communications on Thursday after serving in the role on an interim basis for three months. Williamson succeeds previous director Kurt K. Svoboda, who became the Senior Assistant Athletic Director at Stanford University in February.

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Visual Arts

Intelligent Design: Negotiating the Identity of the Architecture Track

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Script Doctors

Harvard vs. Yale

Freshman Survey Part V: A Look at New Haven


Freshman Survey Part III: Inside the Classroom and Out