Claire M. McLaughlin

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English

#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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History

#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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Politics

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:

Harvard in the City

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.)

On Campus

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.

On Campus

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.

Film

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.

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Office of Career Services

Harvard Today: Oct. 7, 2013

Ah, Monday—we meet again. Let's all roll out of bed and get this over with. To make the beginning of the week a little less painful, here's a summary of what's happening on campus today.

Final Clubs

Final Clubs: Love ’Em or Leave ’Em?

What role do Harvard’s final clubs play on campus? Do they represent the worst in a culture of elitism or are they perfectly legitimate institutions whose social events and spaces are a positive presence on campus? Clearly, campus opinion is divided on these questions. But how does that divide actually break down?

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Visual Arts

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Youth Homelessness in the Square
Harvard Square

For Homeless Youth, Age Can Compound Challenges of Life on the Streets

On Year Later: Boston Marathon Bombings
Boston Marathon

VIDEO: Looking Back One Year Later, Harvard Affiliates Prepare to Return to Finish Line

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Arts

Rebuilding the Past: Harvard's Beautification Renaissance