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Libby R. Coleman

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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.)

Leverett House Flyby Image
Leverett

#tbt: Lev Introduces Internet Without Cords

Leverett House reopened today for its residents after undergoing massive renovations this past year. It wasn’t so long ago, though, that Leverett House underwent changes of a different variety. Back in the fall of 2002, Lev was the first Harvard house to offer its residents wireless internet. (Hey, ‘90s kids, remember when you needed cords and plugs to “surf the net”? Remember when people still called it “surfing the net”?)

Emmy Awards
Arts

Instant Reactions: Emmy Awards 2014

This year the Emmys fall on a Monday so we're on campus early to give you full coverage live and on location. The live coverage is true. The location is Cambridge, Mass. in front of our television screen. We're going non-HD on this one so we can make sure there are no delays in transmission. Stay tuned throughout the night to get our instant reactions.

STANTING TALL
Football

Harvard-Yale 2014

Playing with the Rules
Scrutiny

Playing With The Rules

Highlight

Title IX Complaints in Higher Education

Art Museum Feature
Visual Arts

Newly Opened, Art Museums Prepare To Engage Undergrads