Crimson staff writer

Bari C. Saltman

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On Campus

Fun Ways To Celebrate Valentine's Day

Whether you're awaiting Valentine's Day with eager anticipation or still looking for a date, groups across campus are offering opportunities to make the holiday fun for singles and couples alike. In order to help you get in the mood for this most romantic of holidays, we've compiled a list of Valentine's Day themed activities.

Office of Career Services

Is a Start-Up Career Right for You?

The Office of Career Services will be hosting two events focused on start-up organizations this week, offering students the opportunity to explore careers in entrepreneurship.

Student Groups

'Let's Go Exile!'

As Cambridge residents took to the streets of Harvard Square to protest Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak's regime, Jon Stewart casually referenced the "Let's Go" series of travel guides written entirely by Harvard undergraduates during a segment of his highly popular nightly comedy show.

HCLA date auction
Student Life

Freshman Speed-Dating

Approximately 100 freshmen slogged through the Cambridge slush last Thursday evening to potentially find their soulmate—or at least enjoy free massages and burritos. Inside Ticknor Lounge, students slid into twelve rows of chairs and adopted identifying numbers, ready to commit to the College’s first-ever freshmen speed-dating event, "Sex, Love, & Harvard." The event was hosted by the Center for Wellness and the Freshman Dean's Office.


10 Cool New Classes

You have two days left to shop and your schedule doesn’t feel quite right. Take a risk and check out these fascinating new courses to add some flavor to what otherwise could be a bland semester.

Computer Science

Website Helps Sparks Fly Between Students

There’s that guy in section who always seems to be looking your way, but you’re not sure if it’s your imagination. There’s that girl you talked to at a party last weekend, but you can’t tell whether she’d be down to meet up again.

Food and Drink

First Place: Felipe's

Burrito #4: Felipe’s super grilled chicken burrito

Office of Career Services

OCS Is Thinking Ahead to Summer

If final exams have you dreaming of a time without classes, the Office of Career Services can help provide an escape: the Summer Opportunities Fair, this Thursday from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. in the Gutman Conference Center and the Radcliffe Gym.

Student Life

Second Place: Chipotle

Burrito #3: Chipotle’s grilled chicken burrito

Student Life

Third Place: Qdoba

As the Cambridge weather nears freezing and our workloads call for all-nighters, one thing remains constant in the life of nearly every Harvard student's diet: the burrito.

Food and Drink

Fourth Place: Boloco

As the Cambridge weather nears freezing and our workloads call for all-nighters, one thing remains constant in the life of nearly every Harvard student: the burrito. In this mini-series, we’ll be posting detailed reviews and rankings of grilled chicken burritos from four different establishments (Boloco, Chipotle, Qdoba, and Felipes), judging on criteria ranging from temperature to tortilla thickness. By the end, we hope to have made the lives of inebriated wanderers and starving studiers a little easier, while offering an easy tool for Reading Period procrastination—burrito rankings.

On Campus

Pep Rally To Offer Shutter Shades, Performances

The College Events Board will be hosting its first themed Harvard-Yale pep rally—Light Up the Yard—on Thursday, bringing student performances, free food, and Harvard spirit to the Old Yard.

Harvard's First Rube Goldberg Day
On Campus

Complex Machines, Simple Tasks

On Saturday, Harvard Dynamo, the self-defined "boundlessly pan-scientific think tank" of the college, hosted "Rube Goldberg Day," named for the ...

A Sampling of Harvard-Yale Shirts

A Sampling of Harvard-Yale Shirts

The only thing more important than having Harvard spirit in your heart at this year’s Game is wearing it on your sleeve—with an anti-Yale T-shirt. Once again, various students and organizations are offering T-shirts that will hopefully propel the Crimson to a win. Here is a sampling:

On Campus

Consent Is Sexy

Looking for ways to be sexy? Harvard’s Office of Sexual Assault Prevention and Response has two suggestions: 1. Get consent. ...