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Amy L. Weiss-Meyer

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Harvard Today: Sept. 4, 2013

We have an important question—if there are only four weekdays following a Monday holiday, is Wednesday still Hump Day? Ponder this pressing conundrum while your prospective professors recite their syllabi on Day 2 of shopping week.

Harvard Today

Harvard Today: Sept. 3, 2013

It may be Day 1 of the Fall 2013 semester, but it’s not Monday. All classes that normally meet on Tuesdays will meet today. If you need a break, treat yourself to an early afternoon trip to the Farmer’s Market for a demonstration by Joanne B. Chang '91 of Flour Bakery.

On Campus

Congratulations on Walking to Class!

You can pat yourself on the back each morning as you make the trek from Thayer to Sever Hall. With each step you take, you're doing your part to help make Harvard a little greener.

On Campus


Lockdown at Harvard
On Campus

Feeling Better, Moving Forward

Last week's events may seem like a distant, bizarre nightmare now. Or, they might seem all too fresh and returning to quotidian life might seem daunting. It may seem completely natural to throw yourself back into that Stat 104 p-set or nearly impossible to transition back from days that played out like an episode of 24.

Visual Arts

'Humans of New York' at Harvard

In the wake of Monday's Boston Marathon bombings, Brandon Stanton, photographer and creator of the popular "Humans of New York" blog, brought his camera and his humanistic approach to Boston for the week. Today, Stanton crossed the river into Cambridge, where he spent time taking photographs in and around Harvard Square (including this one featuring John Harvard's foot).

Flyby Culture


On Campus

Tyra for Yardfest (and Other Modest Proposals)

It's pretty clear that if the College Events Board cancels Tyga as this year's Yardfest performer, the chances of finding a suitable and affordable replacement for the rapper between now and April 15 are slim to none. But fear not! Flyby's come up with a list of some celebs who maybe, if we asked nicely enough, just might agree to come yell slurs at Harvard students on a Saturday afternoon in the near future.


Students' Discovery Points to Tyga For Yardfest Artist

Two undergraduates wrote a computer program Tuesday night to access a hidden promotional image of rapper Tyga on just hours before the website said it would reveal the artist set to perform at the annual spring concert in Harvard Yard.



Student Life

Quincy House

This is the twelfth and last post in Flyby's 2013 Housing Market series. From all of us at Flyby, have ...


Thank You HUDS and FMO!

Thank You HUDS and FMO!
On Campus

HUDS and FMO Save Us from Starvation, Slipping on Sidewalks

Unless you've been under a rock, you probably already know that HUDS and FMO workers basically saved the day today.

FlyBy Blog


Hasty Pudding Theatricals

Kiefer Sutherland: Things You Didn't Know

Once you've learned how to spell Kiefer Sutherland's name, you may want to know a few more things about the enigmatic Canadian star.

Free Time

In Search of Lost Time

Photo Man
Ivy League

Beyond The Silver Screen

Larry, In His Element

Professor Summers

Data Sculpture
Visual Arts

Painting by the Numbers: Data Visualization