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Leslie B. Arffa

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Sex Week
Student Life

Harvard Sex Week: Looking Backward, Looking Forward

At the beginning of this academic year, every Harvard freshman received a flyer under his door inviting him to participate in the planning of this year’s “Sex Week.”

College

Freshman Outdoor North Korean Human Rights Program (FONKHRP) & Other Club Mergers

In light of the recent Hasty Pudding merger, FM proposes a few future pairings.

Student Life

This Is What Talking to Your Advisor Is Like

Great options! If you choose Economics, you’ll probably end up working in consulting. If you choose English, you’ll also work in consulting, but with a firmer grasp of James Joyce.

For The Moment

THE GREAT HOUSE WAR: A Timeline

Cabot declares that, unlike the rest of Harvard, Adams is “elitist.”

Scrutiny

FM Learns Its Lines

The subway, the train, the T, the underground, the metro, the tube-whatever you call it, it's how we get around. Boston's happens to be the first, and when one has the world's most ancient subway system, it's easy to dismiss it as old news. But the MBTA has a big birthday this year, and it deserves its rightful centennial celebration. For the week, we played "I Spy." This is what we saw.

Scrutiny

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Ivory Tower, Season 9—Episode 1: Coupon Day
Student Groups

Ivory Tower Releases Episode One, Season Nine

"Ivory Tower," a student-produced web series, premiered its ninth season last weekend. The show follows a group of misfit students as they struggle to manage a café in the SOCH. Stay tuned for episode two, slated for release after spring break.

House Life

Mather House

As part of our Housing Market series, we'll be posting reviews and rankings for each of Harvard's 12 residential Houses over the next few days. Click here to read more about the series. Perhaps no Harvard House inspires as passionate, conflicting opinions as Mather does. While some lament its distance from the Yard, others note that Mather has its own shuttle stop, and argue that it's not nearly as far as the Quad Houses. Many complain about the concrete architecture and aesthetically unpleasing wall-to-wall carpeting, but on the flip side, Mather guarantees its residents singles for life. That being said, most Matherites put distance and beauty aside; for them, it's "Mather all the way baby."

For The Moment

The Conventionally Unconventional Holiday Gift Guide

Are you sick of watching people open your gifts and immediately search for the receipt?

For The Moment

FM Imagines

In Anticipation of Next Year

In The Meantime

FM Cribs Presents: DG

The Crib

Scrutiny

Blocking at Harvard

Aticus A. Peterson ’14 is an active member of the Mormon community at Harvard, and he will be spending the ...

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Fifteen Most Interesting

Scott A. Levin-Gesundheit

On a campus where people are sometimes accused of taking life too seriously, Scott A. Levin-Gesundheit ’11—the Immediate Gratification Players’ ...

Fall Grads
In The Meantime

(Super) Seniors Reflect

With the end of the semester fast approaching, most students are looking forward to a relaxing winter vacation before another ...

For The Moment

Club Sports: Now with Guns

One of Harvard’s oldest clubs is now back and fully loaded. The Harvard Shooting Club, the only University-sanctioned group that ...

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Beauty After Ruin

Harvard Ed Portal Opening
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Year In Review 2015

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Year in Sports 2015

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Front Feature

Class of 2015, By the Numbers