Valeria M. Pelet
The year was 2012 and, as Election Day nestled into nighttime, ImeIme A. Umana ’14, her friends, and dozens of other students flocked to the Institute of Politics’ John F. Kennedy, Jr. Forum.
Around the time I first heard about feminism, my best high school guy friends came up with a scintillatingly descriptive nickname for me: Tits McGee. To be fair, we were 16 and didn’t know any better.
For undocumented students, even small steps toward more comprehensive reform can have a big impact. Before DACA, Ramírez says, he had no idea what life after college would bring. While his peers would be vying for scholarships, spots in graduate schools, and prestigious jobs, he feared he would have no choice but to engage in manual labor because of his undocumented status.
In honor of Housing Day, FM takes a look at what makes Harvard Houses tick.
“I grew up on a farm; my father was a farmer. I could walk out into the field and pick peas and eat them off the vine.” Crista Martin, director of communications for Harvard University Dining Services, sits on a swivel office chair surrounded by piles of papers.
According to the Oxford English Dictionary, “woman” is defined as “an adult female human being. The counterpart of man.” (“Man,” on the other hand, is not defined as “the counterpart of woman.” Figures.) “Girl,” however, is usually meant to signify “young woman.” Technically, those are correct. But to some, their usage in the wrong context can range from being inappropriate to just plain offensive.
Marion. My life, my lust. Ma-ri-on: the sound of each syllable contorting everything from lips to throat to, on three, turn the mouth into a Cheerio. Ma. Rrgghrri. On.
Bogotá's Plaza de Bolívar: home to majestic cathedrals, pigeons, and little girls dressed in Disney princess outfits begging to feed said pigeons.
There's no such thing as a poor caloric intake choice. There's no such thing as a poor caloric intake choice. There's no such thing as a poor caloric intake choice.
Students play board games at a local café before learning about the Zenú, a pre-Colombian tribe with little recorded history but a sizable amount of goldwork.
The main house also doubles as lodging for both volunteers and guests seeking bucolic refuge.
La Juanita Finca Verde is nestled in the outskirts of Guatavita, a rural town just two hours from Bogotá.
La Juanita, a prime example of a permaculture farm, heralds a small but growing change in the area's cultivation techniques.