Charlotte M. Kreger
The evolution of virtual communication has been short but significant. Initially, text messages were just that, text. Then, emoticons were integrated (:D). These days, we can communicate with photos, videos, voice memos, and emojis—you never have to actually type again! Now, thanks to Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences professor David Edwards, a completely necessary new way to communicate is available, the smext.
Bobby Jindal, current governor of Louisiana, spoke about Barack Obama at the Conservative Political Action Conference last week, slamming him for being “the most liberal and incompetent President” of his lifetime in response to his treatment of the current situation in Ukraine.
Tonight is one of the most important nights in Hollywood--when actors and actresses acquire more praise to inflate their egos to zeppelin proportions. So, to make your Sunday night more booze-y and the boring awards ceremony much more interesting, here’s a drinking game you can partake in.
This miserable weather doesn’t seem to be letting up, and with yet another storm on the horizon for Tuesday, traversing the arctic conditions of Mass. Ave to get to class is an issue.
On the fourth day of reading period, Flyby gave to me four last minute ways to study for finals.
In Kimye news unrelated to that motorcycle humpfest, it seems Kim Kardashian may have decided that her next step towards world domination involves enrolling at Harvard.
Screenplays must focus on Beijing and, according to the event’s press release, attempt to convey the romance, mystery, and cultural diversity of Beijing.
Stressed over the state of our union or depressed about the terrible weather? Continue putting off your countless pages of reading and psets and get your BAC to the level of the national debt. Here are Flyby's rules to ensure that your Tuesday night gets as sloppy and inappropriate as Biden's smile.
Harvard operates in acronyms, and sometimes it feels like our sentences are mostly just letters: "HUDS is going to send me to UHS" or "My PAF is my TF in my SLS class!" It’s like our own secret language, and also helpful when we’re too lazy to actually say Aesthetic and Interpretive Understanding. However, people who aren’t familiar with the jargon could get confused. Here are some alternatives to our beloved and well known letters, from the real world.
“All you need is love,” a certain well-known English band once sang. But love is not enough to hold together every story of British love. John Toomey attempts to portray a deep and flawed emotional connection between his main characters Vic and Lali, but mostly fails at establishing any sort of realism.
TEATRO!'s "Nuestra Señora de las Nubes" provides a heartrending yet comic look at life in Latin America. Through its stellar physical acting, the cast manages to communicate the plays universal appeal despite the fact that it is almost entirely in Spanish.
In his poignant debut novel “Flatscreen,” author Adam Wilson introduces a pensive and sensitive side to a character that, based on first impressions alone, is easy to abhor.
“Project X” is a movie strictly for Generation Y. Although the movie suffers from a bout of unbelievability, it is still a good depiction of our generation’s culture.
Charlotte Brontë’s classic “Jane Eyre” tells the story of a young orphan girl who is sent to a boarding school by her abusive relatives and later falls in love with the guardian of the girl she takes care of. Funnily enough, “The Flight of Gemma Hardy” tells that same exact story.