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Things I Learned From Famous People

Outgoing blog exec Aaron H. Aceves reflects on some of the best advice he's received from celebrities he interviewed for The Crimson (or ran into around town).

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7 Things That Felt Longer Than the Past Two Months

Well, October is over, and so are the first two months of the school year. November’s arrival means one thing: time really flies when you’re buried in work and hopped up on caffeine. Here are some things that definitely feel longer than the last two months have:

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The Best 'Power Rangers' of the '90s

Two decades after the premiere of “Power Rangers” defined the childhood of millions, the show is still airing new episodes, but everyone knows the best episodes aired in the ‘90s. These classic episodes are still around thanks to the wonder of Netflix. In honor of the children’s show’s 20th anniversary, here are the “Power Rangers” series of the '90s ranked in order of awesomeness.


Q&A: Rosalind Wiseman Uncovers a Whole New "World"

Wiseman, the author of "Queen Bees & Wannabes"—inspiration for the film "Mean Girls"—spoke with The Crimson about her guy-centric companion book "Masterminds and Wingmen."


HarborArts Festival Forecasts a Splash

The festival is an annual event at the HarborArts Shipyard Gallery, located in the Boston Harbor Shipyard and Marina, curated in partnership with the UrbanArts Institute of MassArt, and juried by Randi Hopkins, curator at the Institute for Contemporary Art.


Boy Bands We Never Want to Hear Again

When it was announced that Justin Timberlake was to receive the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award at the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards, rumors swirled that an 'N SYNC reunion was imminent. And it was with great excitement and anticipation that viewers watched Timberlake go back to his roots, even if it only lasted for a couple of minutes. 'N SYNC's reunion came in the wake of those of fellow fellow boy bands like the Backstreet Boys—who will play Boston on Saturday at MIXFest—and New Kids on the Block. But would all '90s boy bands be welcomed back with open arms by the public? Here are some that should remain in obscurity for the sake of music:


Singles Roudup

Robin Thicke is at it again with the single "Give it 2 U," which also features an uneven pair of verses from Kendrick Lamar and 2 Chainz. Drake takes a step back from rap and explores more emotional territory with "Hold On, We're Going Home," while Katy Perry throws caution to the wind on "Roar."

But Here's My Number

The Best YouTube Comments on Harvard-Related Videos

The comments section beneath any YouTube video is a magical place where grammar, coherence, and basic human decency go to die. Needless to say, the results are often hilarious. Here are some comments from Harvard-related videos that will make you laugh, cry (in a good way), and question the future of this great country.

Food and Drink

Best Late-Night Eats

It’s late at night/early in the morning and you're trying to study but that inhuman sound your stomach is making is distracting you from your last minute cram session. Where do you go to get some late night grub? We at Flyby have some suggestions.


Chenoweth, Star of 'Wicked,' Brings Stories, Songs to Farkas

Emmy and Tony Award-winning television and stage star Kristin Chenoweth delighted students with frank analysis of her life and career at a talk Friday afternoon in Farkas Hall.


Reader Redux: Identifying With Gatsby In Love and Stress

Aaron Aceves explains how "The Great Gatsby" has elicited different emotions from him as he ages.


'Project X' Stars Party Hard on and off the Set

The stars of "Project X" speak about their philosophy of raging.


Songs for Valentine's Day

Happy Valentine's Day! Here, from the Arts board, is a playlist that is guaranteed to put you and your partner in the mood for love. Or chocolate.


"Tattoo" Colored by Mara’s Careful Artistry

"The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo" features deep, engaging acting from Rooney Mara, but her co-star Daniel Craig drags the film.


The Airborne Toxic Event’s Passionate Show

Enthusiastic show proves successful homecoming for violist, Bulbrook