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Sarah J. Howland

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Seniors

Stephanie M. Cole '11 and Andrew W. Peace

When they were 12 or 13, Andrew W. Peace pushed Stephanie M. Cole ’11 off a chair at church camp. (He apologized, he claims.)

Seniors

Victoria G. Mendoza ’11 & Billy K. Crawford

When the sign-holding mascot appeared on the video board at a Texas Rangers game in the summer of 2007, Victoria ...

Endpaper

Nostalgic about the Future

I distinctly remember one night in elementary school, sitting in our darkened living room, watching Ike hit Tina Turner. I ...

Film

Harvard Students are Such "Romantics"

New York Times film reviewer Stephen Holden calls “The Romantics,” a movie about Harvard grads convening at a wedding, “a formulaic rom-com with an Ivy League pedigree and a higher than average SAT verbal score.”

Hurricane Earl

Eye on the Storm: Earl Watch 2010

Hurricane Earl is expected to arrive in the Boston area around 2pm today, bringing a welcome drop in temperature and a less welcome deluge of rain, plus some potentially nasty wind. But have no fear! Even if you're already sequestered in your House basement, we're here to bring you up-to-the minute information on the storm.

Oldies But Goodies 1985 (2)
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Harvard in 1985

Over the next few days, we'll be pulling snippets from The Crimson archives to commemorate the coming class reunions. You'll ...

Oldies but Goodies 1975
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Harvard in 1975

Over the past few days, we've been pulling snippets from The Crimson archives to commemorate the coming class reunions. You'll see selections from the graduation year of each class celebrating a reunion next week. Today we look back at 1975, the year the Vietnam War ended and Bill Gates founded Microsoft. This ad for Kodak, published in The Crimson in the spring of 1975, highlights still-simmering racial tension, something Harvard was also addressing in a critical review of minority representation in its classrooms.

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Harvard in 1950

Over the next few days, we'll be pulling snippets from The Crimson archives to commemorate the coming class reunions. You'll see selections from the graduation year of each class celebrating a reunion next week. The above image of a "modern" young man cramming for a language exam by listening to tapes of French indicates that Harvardians in the 1950s considered themselves on the cutting edge. But they still had a long way to go.

Commencement 2010

Lessons

This week, we asked graduating seniors to answer four different questions about their Harvard experiences: we've asked about their regrets, memories, and most scandalous moments. Here's our fourth and final installment of their reflections. What have you learned at Harvard, or what about Harvard has taught you the most?

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Harvard in 1940

This week alums are arriving from across the country for class reunions. To get everyone in the mood for wandering the yard, attending the requisite acapella concerts, and gathering at the myriad picnics to reminisce about the good old days, FlyBy will present clips from The Crimson's archives. Today we bring you snippets from 1940, when all mail was snail mail, many Harvard men smoked pipes, and a few Cantabridgians had yet to embrace their lefty reputation.

Commencement 2010

Scandal

This week, we asked graduating seniors to answer four different questions about their Harvard experiences: yesterday we asked about what they will remember about college, and on Monday we inquired about their regrets. Here's the third installment of their reflections. What is the most scandalous thing you have done at Harvard?

Commencement 2010

The Takeaway

This week, we asked graduating seniors to answer four different questions about their Harvard experiences: yesterday, we inquired about their regrets. Here's the second installment of their reflections. Twenty years from now, what will you remember most about your college experience?

Commencement 2010

Regrets

With Commencement coming up next week, seniors are making the most of their last few days as Harvard undergraduates. So what do these soon-to-be alumni have to say about their time as college students? We asked graduating seniors to answer four different questions about their Harvard experiences, and over the next few days, we'll be letting you know what they had to say. What do you wish you had done as a Harvard student?

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College

Guide To Storage

While summer is only a few days away, there’s just one more obstacle to surmount before you jet off to ...

Student Life

Done With Exams? Well, Some of Us are Still "Laboring"

Finishing exams is, we at FlyBy imagine, somewhat like giving birth (please don't ask our moms to confirm the validity ...

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Football

Harvard-Yale 2014

Playing with the Rules
Scrutiny

Playing With The Rules

Highlight

Title IX Complaints in Higher Education

Art Museum Feature
Visual Arts

Newly Opened, Art Museums Prepare To Engage Undergrads