Rear Admiral Benjamin Sands and his beard.
Ah, music. Our comfort, our solace, our aural version of macaroni and cheese. We're always listening, but how often do we stop and really think about what our favorite songs mean? Think back to the last time you were working on a paper at 4:30 a.m. and suddenly listening to Miley Cyrus seemed like a good idea. Did you stop and think about what went through her head as she sang about her fabled cardigan that she inexplicably wore as she partied in the U.S.A.? If not, let the internet do the job for you. Compiled below are some particularly profound interpretations of various songs from songmeanings.net.
In the past, the default of dress was set a bit higher than where standards rest today. However, the art form of tailoring is kept safe and well in the hands of a few talented artisans.
April 9 marked a big day for Boston sports. A hundred (and one) years ago, the Red Sox played their first-ever home game against none other than the Harvard Crimson. Ever since the Red Sox beat Harvard during Fenway's inaugural game, students have been trying to get their hands on Red Sox tickets. For baseball fans hoping to watch a home-run soar over the Green Monster this season, Flyby has you covered.
In a not-altogether-unsurprising turn of events, Pforzheimer House announced its position on the recent outbreak of war between Adams and Currier Houses. In the so-called "Mario Doctrine," named after Pforzheimer Building Manager and "Secretary of Depfense" Mario Leon and modeled on the Monroe Doctrine, Pforzheimer residents outlined that they "will not tolerate expansionist efforts from any River House."
How many meaningful conversations have you had at Occupy rallies?
For those of you who couldn't get close enough to the film crews shooting on Holyoke St. last year, the new full-length trailer for The Social Network that was released today should provide the most thorough look yet into the highly anticipated film about the founding of Facebook and its Harvard roots.
Arts execs take a break from ranking Radiohead vs. Spoon to rank... whatever they feel like.