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#tbt: Nerd Club Started at the College

"I came because I didn't have a problem set to do tonight, and I couldn't think of anything better to do," said Cabot House resident Allon G. Percus '92. This was in the days before laptop computers and internet porn.


#tbt: Admissions Website Vandalized During Prefrosh Weekend

We can’t imagine the fallout was actually that huge. This was 2001, back when most Harvard-bound high schoolers only logged on when they wanted to ask SmarterChild why they didn’t have any real friends.

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#tbt: Let Them Eat Keats

In 1955, English replaced Government as the most popular concentration among Harvard College freshmen. That’s right—back in the days before Sparknotes, hundreds of undergrads willingly signed up for English classes way before “Chick Lit” was even an option.

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#tbt: Assassination Fears When Fidel Castro Visited Harvard

Who knew? Fidel Castro used to be smokin' hot.

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#tbt: Ivy League Pranks

Aside from the classic prank: “I’m not rooming with you next year”—our roommates were totally kidding about that one—there have been more pranksters throughout H-Y-P history. We warn you: these Ivy Leaguers set a low bar.

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Presidential Superlatives: Valentine’s Day Edition

This year, America’s two greatest holidays fell on the same weekend. Let’s celebrate while we still can (because a Valentine’s Presidents’ Day Weekend only happens four out of every seven years). As our forefathers so writ and intended, here are some presidential superlatives of an amorous nature. Happy V&P Weekend!

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Harvard Today: Dec. 9, 2013

Happy Monday, everyone! If you happen to have some free time today (lolz), check out what's happening on campus besides studying and paper-writing:

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Harvard Today: Dec. 2, 2013

Welcome back! As you brace yourself for the next couple weeks, check out what's going on at Harvard today:

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Harvard Today: Nov. 25, 2013

It's Monday, but turn that frown upside down—Thanksgiving is almost here! So get out there and slay the day. Here's what going on at Harvard today:

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Harvard Today: Nov. 11, 2013

MondayMondayMondayMondayMondayMondayMondayMonday. It's that time of the week again! Here's what's going on at Harvard today.

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Harvard Today: Nov. 4, 2013

Rise and shine! It's Monday again. We would tell you to celebrate by going to Yogurtland, but who wants to pay for 3 oz. of froyo? (Yep, they actually make you do this now, even on Mondays.)

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Harvard Today: Oct. 28, 2013

It's Monday! Celebrate by enjoying your weekly ration of three free ounces of froyo at Yogurtland.

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Harvard Today: Oct. 21, 2013

Head of the Charles may be over, but life at Harvard soldiers on. Check out what's going on at Harvard today.

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Harvard Today: Oct. 14, 2013

Rise and shine! It's Monday, but it's also Columbus Day—enjoy your day off by checking out what's going on at Harvard today.


Harvard Today: Oct. 8, 2013

It's Tuesday, which means it's not Monday but it's also not Friday yet. Hang in there—it's almost hump day! Here's what going on at Harvard today.




I Am Not at a Cafe


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