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Libby R. Coleman

Fifteen Most Interesting

Hania S. Chima


Advice to Josh

As the wise and respected social leader on campus, FM was inevitably going to be asked how to be “cool” one of these days. Recently, a first year we’ll call “Josh” (because his real name is Josh) came to us asking how to survive the brutal social life of a male Freshman on campus. Four of FM’s best weighed in to turn Josh’s social woes into social woooooahs.

Student Life

Love it: Half Marathons

I started out by running 1/26th marathons in high school gym class. As fulfilling as those 3.5 laps around the track were as I overlapped an old woman doing walking arm workouts, saying “I just ran a 1/26th marathon” didn’t have the right ring to it. I wanted to run something that sounded impressive.


Venn Diagram: PBR and PBK

Both: After age 23, only mentioned in nostalgia After two weeks in the library, smell slightly stale The earlier, the better Grey Goose is better


FM Imagines: Harvard-Yale Buses

While trips to the quad are often categorized as “too far to travel,” Harvard students shuttle to The Game at Yale every other year. FM imagines what some of the conversations on these buses might look like.


Trick-or-Treat at Professors' Homes

Since you've been meaning to go to office hours all semester, get face time with your favorite faculty members by showing up to their houses on Halloween and demanding candy. Here’s what FM imagines that they’ll be giving out.

Final Clubs

Quiz: Which Male Final Club Are You?

Oh no! Disaster has struck. You’ve been punched by all the final clubs, you stud. Tough decisions are coming up as you’re trying to decide not only your concentration (economics), but also which final club is the right fit. We’re here to make your life easier, because your dad’s personal assistant can’t make all your decisions for you.


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.


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



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


Venn Diagram GPA and PDA

django unchained scene
Visual Arts

Script Doctors

Harvard vs. Yale

Freshman Survey Part V: A Look at New Haven


Freshman Survey Part III: Inside the Classroom and Out

Acceptance Letters

Freshman Survey Part II: The Gilded Envelope