Writer

Mark R. Jahnke

Latest Content

Skating Challenge
Offbeat

Skating Challenge

Magazine writers Brian A. Feldman and Mark R. Jahnke compete to see who can do the best spins, twists, and jumps in Harvard's skating rink.

Nazila Fathi
In The Meantime

15 Questions with Nazila Fathi

Born and raised in Tehran, Nazila Fathi is a Shorenstein Fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School. Before comingto Harvard, she worked in Iran as a journalist for The New York Times and other publications, until she wasforced to flee during the 2009 protests after threats from the Iranian government.

For The Moment

A Half-Baked Love

There are many reasons why Emily Blunt and I are destined to become best friends.

Music

'Baby, It's Cold Outside'

As the temperatures took a frightening plunge this week, many an impromptu performance of the holiday classic "Baby, It’s Cold Outside" have been seen across campus.

Crime

Coquito, the Puerto Rican Eggnog

Finals period is always stressful, but if you have the chance, try this fun Puerto Rican twist on the perennial holiday favorite: eggnog.

Food and Drink

Image

College

Five Things Worse Than Studying

It's reading period, and after your ten-hour stint in Widener the other day, you're probably convinced that you never want to open another book again. We know this period can be pretty brutal, so we've put together the following list of things worse than studying, in the hopes that it will inspire you to keep on working.

On Campus

Pump Up for Primal Scream

Today marks the end of reading period, which means that many of us are looking forward to watching, avoiding, or joining in on Primal Scream tonight. Here are a few songs to help you get in the mood.

Harvard in the City

Students Give Back During Thanksgiving Break

Rather than fly home to Saudi Arabia to spend Thanksgiving with his family, Ghassan S. Gammoh ’14 spent his Thanksgiving at the Harvard Square Homeless Shelter.

For The Moment

Guacamole in the Square

This week FM set out to examine which restaurant has the best guacamole in Harvard Square. From Border Café to Boloco we bring you the inside scoop on the guacamole goodness.

Guac And Roll
Food and Drink

Holy Guacamole

Harvard in the World

Two Harvard Alumni Awarded Fulbright Scholarships

Trevor J. Bakker ’10 and Kevin X. Liu ’11 joined 37 other scholars from universities in the United States in the US-UK exchange program of 168 individuals.

Lowell

Image

On Campus

Lowell House Art Project to Brighten Walls

Lowell House may be giving Adams a run for its reputation as Harvard's most artsy House with the newly conceived Lowell Art Project. The project, founded this fall by tutors and students in Lowell, has attracted over a hundred participants who have volunteered to contribute pieces of art, ranging from photographs to collages to crayon drawings, to decorate the tunnels of the building. Twenty pieces are already hanging, with many more to come.

Conan O'Brien
Harvard Business School

Tyra and Conan Chat About Harvard

Two of the most prominent Harvard students from the entertainment world—Tyra Banks and Conan C. O'Brien '85—chatted on O'Brien's show last week about their experiences at Harvard.

Free Time
Columns

In Search of Lost Time

Photo Man
Ivy League

Beyond The Silver Screen

Larry, In His Element
Scrutiny

Professor Summers

Data Sculpture
Visual Arts

Painting by the Numbers: Data Visualization