Maxwell L. Child

Latest Content

Commencement 2010

Greetings from the Ad Board

In focusing on “low-hanging fruit” like The Crimson’s innocuous semesterly celebration, Deans David R. Friedrich and Suzy M. Nelson of the Office of Student Life squander time and money regulating celebratory, fun events highly unlikely to create any liability for the College.


Hello, Goodbye

The voicemailer’s barrages remind me on a regular basis of one of the most unique, amusing, and sometimes frightening aspects of my job—I regularly come into contact with more crazy people than probably anyone else on campus.


Welcome to the New TheCrimson.com!

<p>Thanks for visiting, and I'm thrilled to welcome you to the redesigned and refocused TheCrimson.com!</p>

A Letter To Crimson Readers

In yesterday’s newspaper, The Crimson ran an advertisement that questioned whether the Holocaust occurred and which unsurprisingly angered many members

FlyBy Image

Chairs in the Hood

About a week after their initial placement in the yard, we wondered, how are the colored chairs doing? We know

It Takes One To Know One: Reviewing GQ's "Douchiest College" List

<p>It's probably already been tossed around your House or club list, but if you haven't noticed, the venerable Gentlemen's Quarterly took it upon itself to provide a "heavily researched, possibly stereotypey, but still accurate guide" to America's 25 Douchiest Colleges. Thank heavens someone finally stepped forward to fill this gaping void in the journalistic landscape.</p><p>Kidding aside, we at FlyBy took our highly-ranked "Harvard douche" identity to heart, and have combed over the list utilizing our finely-tuned knowledge of douchery.  Where did GQ go wrong?  Who was left out? And when did they just get lazy?  Find out what the douchexperts have to say below.</p><p>(As a perhaps-belated warning to our elderly FlyByers, it's nearly impossible to write this post without using the word "douche" over 50 times, so proceed with caution.)</p><p>

It Takes One To Know One: Reviewing GQ's "Douchiest College" List

It's probably already been tossed around your House or club list, but if you haven't noticed, the venerable Gentlemen's Quarterly

Unnamed photo

The Best Cheap Eats in the Square

Harvard Square is brimming with food options, particularly in comparison to most college towns. But you’ll find that unless it’s

Unnamed photo

Obama Backs Off Gates Remarks After Police Ask for Apology

UPDATED 5:38 P.M. President Barack Obama conceded Friday that he had erred in his "choice of words" in criticizing the

Unnamed photo

Police Commissioner Defends Officer but Will Assemble Panel To Review Gates' Arrest

Cambridge Police Department Commissioner Robert C. Haas announced at a press conference this afternoon that the Department would be assembling

So This is Getting Big...

<param name="src" value=

Summer FlyBy

Okay, we took a bit of a hiatus for the Commencement period and a short vacation after—we hope you read

BREAKING NEWS: Unidentified Male Shot In Kirkland, House Master Says Not a Kirklander

UPDATED 9:14 p.m. An unidentified man was shot sometime before 5 p.m. Monday in the basement of J-Entry of Kirkland

FlyBy Image

FlyBy's Guide to the Balls

Finally, some nice weather. Out come the dresses, out comes the fun...out come the balls. It's time for us Harvard

FlyBy Image

Frisbees Are Apparently a More Useful Advising Tool Than the Q Guide

"If, for a moment, you think of your life at Harvard as an ocean voyage..." From the moment we saw

Special Teams

In Photos: The Game

Crimson-UC Crossfire Debate

The Back of the UC Ballot

Helicopter over Harvard

In Photos: Bomb Threat Shakes the Yard


A.D. Club ‘Strongly’ Opposes Membership Changes