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Yardfest 2014
College

Yardfest Will Be Closed to Most Visiting Prefrosh

Only prospective students who received permission based on religious or medical reasons to arrive a day early for Visitas will be allowed to attend Yardfest.

Yard Renovations
College

Yard Renovations

In a sign of the University’s preparation for spring, areas of Harvard Yard are cordoned off to protect newly planted grass seeds.

General UC Meeting
College

UC Reps Discuss Visitas Event Fair Application

"Check In" will allow admitted students to use the camera on their smartphones to scan barcodes assigned to individual clubs, which will automatically register them for emails.

Student Life

Theater Concentration Courts Potential Concentrators

The professor who spearheaded the initiative to create the Theater, Dance, and Media concentration is turning his efforts to attracting both current students and admitted members of the Class of 2019.

Yardfest 2014
FlyBy Blog

A Disclaimer for Admitted Students Coming to Visitas 2015

College Life

Record Number of African Americans, Latinos Matriculate as Yield Increases

Roughly 82 percent of the 2,023 students admitted to the Class of 2018 have decided to matriculate—a figure that represents the College’s highest yield in 45 years.

The Diversity Report Demonstration
Race

During Visitas, Student Groups Stage Demonstrations on Race, Sexual Assault

In efforts to raise awareness about campus issues, representatives from The Diversity Report and Our Harvard Can Do Better staged demonstrations for admitted students.

THUD knocks it out of the park
Student Groups

THUD knocks it out of the park

The men of THUD rock out during their first piece, "Stools."

THUD knocks it out of the park
On Campus

THUD knocks it out of the park

The members of THUD rock out during their fifth number, "Metric Lips."

Foreign Policy From McCain
Student Life

Harvard Today: Visitas Weekend - April 25-27, 2014

Happy Friday! You’ve made it to the weekend, and as we all know, it’s not just any weekend– it’s Visitas! Whether you’re excited for a prefrosh-filled weekend or not, here’s Flyby’s guide to handling Visitas:

Crowded Visitas
Visitas

Prefrosh: Disguise Yourself During Visitas

Visitas is a unique, once in a lifetime experience. And if you can avoid looking like a prefrosh, you’ll enjoy it even more.

College

1285 Prefrosh To Descend Upon Cambridge This Weekend

Some students said that because of the late timing of Visitas, they will have already decided where they will attend college before the visit weekend.

Technology

#tbt: Admissions Website Vandalized During Prefrosh Weekend

We can’t imagine the fallout was actually that huge. This was 2001, back when most Harvard-bound high schoolers only logged on when they wanted to ask SmarterChild why they didn’t have any real friends.

Harvard Map
Visitas

Learn How to Pronounce "Pfister" and More in this Harvard Pronunciation Guide

Hooked On Phonics was a long time ago for most of us, and to be honest there are a few people and places that even current Harvard students can’t pronounce. Luckily, you have this guide to help you navigate the perils of phonetics!

Admissions

Pack it for Visitas? Or Leave It in High School?

To help prefrosh prepare for this year’s festivities, we’ve put together a list of things to put on or take off of your packing list for this weekend of campus exploration.

Massachusetts Hall
FAS

Graduate Students Start Movement To Unionize

Central Administration

Amidst Title IX Debate, Law Faculty Raise Governance Concerns

John Stilgoe Office
College

John Stilgoe’s Secret History

Big States, Little States
College

Beyond Boston: Regional Diversity at Harvard