Alexandra M. Slaight

On Campus

Twitter Interview with @LamontCafeGirl

If you're a frequenter of Lamont Café, you may have heard of @LamontCafeGirl, a Twitter account run by the baristas. Flyby tweeted with @LamontCafeGirl in an ongoing interview to get the lowdown on Lamonsters, obnoxious customers, and the state of the café during finals period, all in 140 characters or less. The highlights are below.

Christmas Carols
College

Trending Topics

Trending Topics
House Life

It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year

In this series, Flyby brings you a look at the various topics that Harvard people are discussing on social media platforms, be it homework, celebrities on campus, or general angst.

Science

Pinker on Homepage of The New York Times

Recognize these curls? Head to The New York Times to see a video interview with Johnstone Family Professor of Psychology (and familiar face at Harvard) Steven Pinker.

Occupy

Rain Pushes Some Occupiers Indoors

Occupy Harvard may have a larger obstacle than the security at Boylston gate: the weather.

Student Life

Thundersticks To Cause Mayhem At Yale

If you have heard the trumpeting, raucous call of a vuvuzelas on campus, you have likely heard the product of last year's Silence Yale campaign. Attendants of the Game this weekend might expect a similar earache to the one vuvuzelas bring; this year, the group is selling limited-edition Harvard-Yale thundersticks.

Office of Career Services

How Will Your Choice of Concentration Affect Your Employment?

As the final deadline for declaration of concentration looms, sophomores may (or may not) want to think about how their concentration decisions will impact their opportunities in the job market.

Wishing at 11:11 on 11/11/11
Roving Reporter

Wishing at 11:11 on 11/11/11

Though a phenomenon of dubious origins, the habit of making a wish when the clock reads 11:11 may be related to the belief that repeated numbers herald good luck. Some believe that a wish made this Friday morning may be more likely to come true because of the abnormal number of repeated digits in the date and time. In anticipation of the clock striking 11:11 on 11/11/11, we sent a roving reporter around campus to see what people had to say about the tradition of making wishes according to the clock.

Roving Reporter

Wishing at 11:11 on 11/11/11

sleep
Health

How To Stay Up All Night

If you find that you must burn the midnight oil, Flyby has some tips to help.

Careers

Air Force Reps. Talk Public Service

A panel of Air Force representatives discussed qualities essential to being a military leader.

Roving Reporter

Roving Reporter: Attraction at Harvard

Roving Reporter: Attraction at Harvard
Sex

Roving Reporter: Harvard Talks About Attraction

We talked to people around the Yard to see what they had to say about attraction in light of a Harvard study that concluded that a beautiful female face triggered the same reaction in men as cocaine use.

A Glimpse of 'Tent City'
Boston

A Glimpse of 'Tent City'

Across the street from the Federal Reserve Bank in the middle of Boston’s financial district, an unusual cityscape has sprouted. Neat rows of brightly-colored tents, waving banners, and scrawled posters now command the green space in Dewey Square, and serve as one of the central meeting places for the Occupy Boston movement.

Boston

A Glimpse of 'Tent City'

Echelman string sculpture
Visual Arts

Painting the Town: Boston's Big Art

Boxes
Columns

ISIL is Not the End of the World

Difficulty Defining
Columns

The Difficulty of Defining Difficulty

Reshuffling the Caseload
College

Unloading the Ad Board