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Laya Anasu

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5 Minutes with Nicole Scherzinger

After serving as host of Cultural Rhythms, serenading the audience with snippets of her songs, and dancing with Harvard Bhangra, Artist of the Year Nicole Scherzinger sat down and talked with Flyby before rushing off to catch a plane to London.

Ethnic or Cultural Groups

Nicole Scherzinger Named Cultural Rhythms Honoree

Nicole Scherzinger, singer and former member of the Pussycat Dolls, has been named the Harvard Foundation’s 2013 Artist of the Year.

House Life

Employees at Inn at Harvard Face Layoffs

With the Inn at Harvard slated to become swing housing for Dunster House students during house renewal in 2014, an undetermined number of the Inn’s employees face potential layoffs. Currently, there are approximately 65 employees working at the Inn at Harvard, which is scheduled to close on July 15.


Sororities Extend Bids to 174 Women

174 pairs of hands rushed to tear open envelopes containing cards revealing the identity of their new sisters. The women shrieked with excitement as they ran to locate their sororities.

On Campus

To Do: Snow Day

Let's be real, this is the most snow we're going to have for a while. So ditch your real to do list, bundle up, and head outside. We at Flyby have created your Snow Day itinerary.

Student Life

Sorority Recruitment Numbers Remain Steady in 2013

Despite the addition of a fourth sorority on campus, the number of women who signed up for sorority recruitment at Harvard this year remained constant from last.

Student Groups

Kiefer Sutherland Named Hasty Pudding's 2013 Man of the Year

Emmy Award-winning actor Kiefer Sutherland has been named the recipient of the Hasty Pudding Theatricals 2013 Man of the Year Award.

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Student Groups

Hasty Pudding Parades, Roasts Woman of the Year

Marion Cotillard, an Academy Award-winning French actress known for her roles in “Inception” and in the biographical French film “La Vie En Rose,” joins an elite group of actresses who have won the Hasty Pudding Award.

Quincy Construction

Quincy Renewal Still on Schedule

Though scaffolding and black tarp continue to shroud the facade of Old Quincy, renovations on the building are proceeding according to plan.


New Dean of Student Life Brings Years of Administrative Experience

When Stephen Lassonde takes the helm of the Office of Student Life in March, he will encounter issues similar to many he faced in his previous posts, including a changing residential environment and a disciplinary system that many have described as misguided.


Marion Cotillard Named 2013 Hasty Pudding Woman of the Year

French actress Marion Cotillard has been named the recipient of the Hasty Pudding Theatricals 2013 Woman of the Year award.


Brown Administrator Named New Dean of Student Life

Stephen Lassonde, deputy dean of the college at Brown University, has been named Harvard College’s new dean of student life.

House Life

Pfoho House Masters Step Down

After four years as Pforzheimer House Masters, Nicholas A. Christakis and Erika L. Christakis ’86 will leave Harvard this summer to take on new positions at Yale.

On Campus

HUDS Winter Menu Launches Early

As warm winter coats and gloves have found their way back into Harvard Square, so have student favorites like Korean barbecue found their way back into Harvard’s dining halls.


Students Explore Global Music

Songs ranging from a Chinese tune that depicts the seven states of being drunk to a rendition of an instrumental piece in the French film ‘Amelie’ filled Dudley House dining hall Sunday night during the World Music Ensemble’s fall concert.