Carlos A. J. Rodriguez-Russo
The exhibit, “Global Patterns: Dress and Textiles in Africa” will be on display at the MFA until January 8, 2012.
The idea of auditioning--entering a room with a board of strangers and forming spontaneous emotions, songs, or witty monologues that have little to do with your real personality--may seem foreign to some; but for hundreds of Harvard students September brings the opportunity to do exactly this.
A cappella groups like the Harvard Callbacks attempt to loosen up their auditioners by asking them to tell a joke or a funny story before the audition begins.
Perhaps the most time-consuming aspect of auditioning for any artistic endeavor is simply waiting to be heard. The shared experience of common casting gives upperclassmen and freshman alike the ability to meet other with similar interests and experience.
Auditioners for shows like "The Spanish Tragedy" at the New College Theater are expected to dive into their respective roles, switching from their normal personas to that of, for example, a madwoman rife with sadness in only a matter of seconds.
After the auditioner leaves, the selection process begins. Considering factors like prior experience, volume, gesticulation use and speech quality along with more abstract values like "presence" and character "fit", the director and producers analyze and discuss the performance that they just heard.
Harvard Kennedy School saw an increase in applicants during the past admissions cycle, and admission to the school became more competitive.
The Harvard Kennedy School received a $5 million gift from Glenn Dubin, co-founder and CEO of Highbridge Capital Management. This gift will be used to launch a graduate fellowship fund.
A student samples some of the new dishes at Mather Dining Hall. This semester, HUDS has implemented changes in dining hall menus across campus in response to students' calls for more varied cuisine.
Michael Simon, Harvard Hillel’s associate director, speaks to students at Hillel yesterday. He will leave Harvard at the end of this semester to become the executive director of Fiedler Hillel at Northwestern University.
Last night, students kicked off finals period with Primal Scream at Harvard Yard, taking a lap around the night scene in various states of undress. The crowd of nude joggers received support and cheers from numerous interested spectators and the Harvard Band.