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Libby R. Coleman

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Admissions

Special Concentration Quiz

Take a look at these special concentrations—paired with thesis titles—to pick out the real from the fake, and the special from the non-special.

Student Life

FM Editor's Note

This is the way FM ends. Not with a bang, but with 15. It’s also not the real end, but just the end for this year. We still have our Superboard keys. Steven S. Lee, you’re not reading this—and if you are, it’s because you Googled your own name. Touché.

Kurt Andersen '76
Alumni

15 Questions with Kurt Andersen ’76

FM chats with the co-founder of Spy Magazine and the current host of Studio 360.

Alexandra Petri '10
Alumni

An Interview with Alexandra A. Petri

Alexandra A. Petri ’10, a comedic op-ed writer on The Washington Post, talks to FM about Hasty Pudding puns, her favorite humorists, and life metaphors.

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Flyby Front Feature

Mark Zuckerberg Is Feeling Thankful

500 million people can now watch his Public Display of Affection toward his 'friend', Priscilla Chan '07.

Cengiz Cemaloğlu
Student Life

Where Theater Meets Reality

“Our mission, as we state in our website, is the enhancement of human existence through the advancement of the field of social engineering,” Cengiz Cemaloğlu ’18 says. He’s talking about Reality Theatre Co., a Hong Kong-based company of which he was the director last year. During his senior year of high school, he says that Reality Theatre Co. netted $110,000, completed 34 out of its 35 projects successfully, and received 120 proposals.

tswift
Flyby Front Feature

Trending: Taylor Swift's '1989'

The album dropped faster than a baby in the hands of an uncle who just can't stop palm-sweating.

Eric Q. Doyle
Scoped

Scoped: Eric Q. Doyle

We got a tip that the nut guy at the farmer's market was hot. So we had to see for ourselves. Mostly, we imagine, people ask him, "What's the price of your nuts?" We rose above and asked the serious questions. We even (reluctantly) rejected the free samples.

No Money, Honey!
bad influences

#tbt: HoCos Have Always Hated Budget Checks

Turns out Eliot has always been shady af about their riches.

Flyby Front Feature

Trending: Netflix Will Spoil Everything For You

Using this site is even easier than going on Wikipedia and scrolling to the bottom of the plot. No one reads words anyways these days, including these.

B.J. Novak Returns
tbt

#tbt: B.J. Novak Was Spectacular

Full disclosure: This is our favorite TBT ever

Aretha Franklin
Music

Trending: Aretha Franklin Covers 'Rolling In The Deep', World Cries

Most recently famous for wearing a giant bow on her head at President Obama's inauguration, this is obvoiusly the beginning of Franklin's comeback.

Hempfest
Flyby Front Feature

10 Observations From Hempfest

In case you missed Hempfest this weekend (Sept. 13 and 14), here are some of the highlights from the twenty minutes we spent observing. If you like what you read (what?), don’t worry, it’ll happen again next year.

SUMMERS NIGHTS
Flyby Front Feature

#tbt: Larry Summers Gets Down With the Kids

In 2005, University President Larry Summers took a night off to “gyrate” with freshmen in Annenberg, for seemingly no reason at all.

Widener Library
Rankings

A Scorecard For Ranking Harvard's Most Impressive Students

Business Insider has released a list of 19 Incredibly Impressive Students At Harvard. These students are killing it at life. (We’re sure, reader, that you would have been on the list, too, if they’d just been able to find your e-mail more easily.)

Massachusetts Hall
FAS

Graduate Students Start Movement To Unionize

Central Administration

Amidst Title IX Debate, Law Faculty Raise Governance Concerns

John Stilgoe Office
College

John Stilgoe’s Secret History

Big States, Little States
College

Beyond Boston: Regional Diversity at Harvard