Reina A.E. Gattuso


Diet Soda

The only beverage available in chemo is ginger ale, and it is diet.

Phil Z. Yao
Fifteen Most Interesting

Phillip Z. Yao

Phillip Z. Yao ’13 has built a library that may reach over two million students.

Undergraduate Council

A Growing Movement: Students Aim to Change Culture and Policies Surrounding Sexual Assault on Campus

3,066. That’s the number of students—85 percent of those who voted in the latest UC election—who agreed with the UC referendum asserting that Harvard should reexamine its sexual assault practices and policies.

In The Meantime

Just Once

One time I knew what life was for, in Cambridge along the Charles.

For The Moment

A Close Reading For the Social Media Age

FM is here to find (or construct) meaning for the conventions of these destabilizing times.

Ice Hockey Players
In The Meantime

It Takes Two: Michelle L. Picard ’15 and Lyndsey B. Fry ’14

Lyndsey B. Fry ’14 and Michelle L. Picard ’15 have been playing hockey for most of their lives—and this November, they’ll be playing together for the U.S. National Women’s team at the Four Nations Cup in Finland.


Valiendo la Pena: Latino Students and the Struggle for Space

Harvard was missing something. Surrounded by peers at the annual Latino Ivy League Conference in Ithaca last November, Daniel J. Artiga ’15 came to this realization: As students active in the Latino community described the resources provided on their respective campuses, he had little to add.

For The Moment

Ig Nobel Predictions (Hey, Todd Akin)

FM predicts winners deserving of this year's prize.

In The Meantime

The Word: Punch

I punched my sister in the face. I was about six years old, old enough to know better, but in my defense she was old enough to have learned to block. I promise the tooth that ended up falling out of her mouth was a baby tooth. I remember blood. I don’t think I’ve punched anyone since.


8 AM: Bros, Overheard

It’s Friday morning ,time for the ’Berg and breakfast near bros.

Love It/Hate It: Hawaiian Shirts
Student Life

Hate It: Hawaiian Shirts

Cargo shorts, by the way, are for virgins. So why do you insist on besmudging our community’s street cred by donning the main accoutrement of the middle-aged dad?

Summer Postcards 2012

Toward Land

I picture a Silk Road of plastic light-up toys stretching from Rome to the Pacific, miles and miles of dusty traders handing them off one by one.

Summer Postcards 2012

Salsa Night in Anatolia

We stay home in the sleepy heat of midday and go out as the air cools in the evening to buy Ramadan pita, eating it before it gets humidity-sweaty, not waiting for Iftar, butter on our hands.

Summer Postcards 2012

Tropes and Casinos

There is a craftsmanship to their neck sinews I can only see now as they crane their necks as children might, when looking at a sky of stars.

In The Meantime

The Ink-smudged Diaries of Adrienne Rich

You can find Rich’s archives at Schlesinger library, in the same Yard where she attended class. Her many papers and diaries, ink-smudged, doodled-on, and worn, reveal a personal evolution as radical as that of her poetics.

Johnston Gate Arts Cover

Rebuilding the Past: Harvard's Beautification Renaissance

On Year Later: Boston Marathon Bombings
Boston Marathon

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

Awkward Eye Contact

Let’s Talk about Campus-Eye-Contact-Culture


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