Libby R. Coleman

Scrutiny

Making the Cut: The Real Pre-med Requirements

The story of droves of students entering college expecting to be pre-med, but later switching tracks—whether because of the rigor or the draw of other disciplines—is a familiar one. However, at Harvard unique factors play into this whittling down of aspiring doctors.

Alcohol

FM Throwback Thursday

Besides Natural Light, boxed wine, and stein club ales, Harvard students in the 1950s had the option of drinking Harvard Brewing Co. beers.

Final Clubs

Venn Diagram: Final Exams and Final Clubs

Final Exams

Student Groups

Meeting Minutes

Senior Class Committee: Senior Week

House Life

The Year in Headlines

September

FAS

FM Imagines: Emails Found in the Administration's Hack

On March 9, The Boston Globe reported that Harvard administrators had secretly searched the email accounts of 16 resident deans. But what if they had searched other faculty email? Here is what they might have found.

Student Jobs

FM Imagines: A Recommendation Letter

Occasionally, faculty members ask students to draft a recommendation letter that they will then sign on. FM imagines one of ...

Student Life

Image

Venn Diagram GPA and PDA

A Little Levity

Venn Diagram: Eggs Benedict and Pope Benedict

FM compares eggs benedict and Pope Benedict.

Gov 1310 Cheating Scandal

MISSING PERSON: Government 1310 Disappears From Course Catalog

Government 1310: “Introduction to Congress” disappeared spring semester of 2013 at its home of courses.cs50.net. It is three years old.

On Campus

How to Get a Date to Formal in the Style of...

Listen, college girl, the formal is on Saturday. The world is 50 percent men, 50 percent women. I’ll probably only meet a small portion of that number, but since you and I have a class together, we’re going to date because that’s how this world works.

For The Moment

History and BRITerature

Birth Me Baby One More Time: Emerging From The Womb

For The Moment

Venn Diagram: Sex Week and Achievement Gap Awareness Week

Both encourage regular testing.

Love It/Hate It: Debate
For The Moment

Love It: Debates

Mister Chairperson, Distinguished Time Keeper, and Members of the Opposition: Our nation—nay, our world—has been suffering from a lack of disagreement.

Endpaper

House on a String

Two weeks before moving, I learned that the “inventor” of the yo-yo, Louis Marx, had lived a few blocks away from my then home.

Youth Homelessness in the Square
Harvard Square

For Homeless Youth, Age Can Compound Challenges of Life on the Streets

On Year Later: Boston Marathon Bombings
Boston Marathon

VIDEO: Looking Back One Year Later, Harvard Affiliates Prepare to Return to Finish Line

Johnston Gate Arts Cover
Arts

Rebuilding the Past: Harvard's Beautification Renaissance

Awkward Eye Contact
Columns

Let’s Talk about Campus-Eye-Contact-Culture