Charlotte M. Kreger

Earth
Environment

Earth Day, Yo!

In celebration of Earth Day, here are some insane facts and phenomena that you might not have known about this beautiful planet of ours!

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FlyBy Blog

Harvard 2048

Play Flyby's version of Harvard 2048

Harvard 2048
Technology

Harvard 2048: A New Level of Procrastination

Next time you’re bored in class or need a diversion while studying, procrastinate while also burning these important people’s faces into your brain. Sorry for all the hours you're about to lose!

Smexting
SEAS

Smexting with the oPhone

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.

Jindal
Harvard Law School

Jindal Thinks Obama Should Sue Harvard

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.

FlyBy Blog

Oscars Drinking Game!

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.

Sandbags outside Boylston Gate
Undergraduate Council

The UC Will Keep Your Feet Dry

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.

Stressed out!
College

On the Fourth Day of Reading Period...

On the fourth day of reading period, Flyby gave to me four last minute ways to study for finals.

Graduate School of Design

Harvard's Newest Recruit: Kim Kardashian?!

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.

Thanksgiving

Image

Off Campus

Harvard Alums Help Organize Beijing Screenwriting Contest

Screenplays must focus on Beijing and, according to the event’s press release, attempt to convey the romance, mystery, and cultural diversity of Beijing.

drinky drink dictionary
Food and Drink

State of Inebriation: A Drinking Game

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.

Student Life

Harvard Acronyms, Meet the Real World

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.

Books

‘Huddleston Road’ a Tired, Clichéd Love Story

“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.

Theater

Beautiful ‘Señora’ Reaches the Clouds

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.

House Art Cover Wallpaper
Visual Arts

Art House

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

Johnston Gate Arts Cover
Arts

Rebuilding the Past: Harvard's Beautification Renaissance