Ylvis' new music video.
Just in time for the World Series, Norwegian band Ylvis has released a perfect paean to the Massachusetts loyalty that Harvard students harbor. In their new music video for “Massachusetts,” the long-tressed, Euro-pop trio—famous for their zoological philosophizing in “What Does the Fox Say?”—go on a Bay State road trip that takes them to the Boston Library, Nelson Mandela’s home, and a homoerotic moment in a truck near Massachusetts Bay.
To all of you bookworms sweating in Lamont at 2:00 a.m., wouldn’t you rather find some real apples to burrow into? Autumn is the perfect season to fall into the habit of apple and pumpkin picking, and this weekend is the kick-off! If you are a freshman, RSVP to the Freshman Dean’s Office’s invitation to go apple picking at Carver Hill Orchards this Sunday, September 29 from 12:30 – 4:30pm. If you are a year or two riper than a freshman, check out an orchard or two on your own! Here are some suggestions, updated from our last guide.
Kelsey A. Beck '14 celebrates after being crowned Miss Lakeville on March 10.
Last year’s Miss Boston, Beck will compete starting Friday night in hopes of representing the Commonwealth at the Miss America pageant in September.
Confetti rains as supporters celebrate following Senator-elect Edward J. Markey's victory speech.
Senator-elect Edward J. Markey's family greets him and his wife Susan Blumenthal on stage following Markey's victory speech.
Supporters of Edward J. Markey, the victorious Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate, look on as Republican challenger Gabriel E. Gomez concedes the race shortly after 10 p.m. on Tuesday night.
An attendee prepares for Senator-elect Edward J. Markey's appearance at the Boston Park Plaza Hotel and Towers in Back Bay.
Senator-elect Edward J. Markey gives one final wave to the crowd before his departure.
Senator-elect Edward J. Markey personally greets his supporters in the audience shortly after giving his victory speech on Tuesday night at the Boston Park Plaza Hotel.
Edward J. Markey, a Malden Democrat and 37-year veteran of the House of Representatives, became the nation’s newest Senator-elect Tuesday night, riding a wave of party support to defeat Republican challenger Gabriel E. Gomez in a special election to fill the seat vacated earlier this year by Secretary of State John F. Kerry.
As the final voters cast their ballots in the state’s special election Tuesday evening, the two men vying for the Commonwealth’s open Senate seat gathered with supporters at two Boston hotels to take in returns and, they hoped, to celebrate a victory.
Supporters of Democratic Senate candidate Edward J. Markey talk as they await election results at a gathering at Boston Park Plaza Hotel and Towers in Back Bay on Tuesday evening.