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Valeria M. Pelet

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College Life

Ten Things We Miss About the Nineties

In preparation for Pfoho's '90s dance this Saturday, Flyby brings you the best throwbacks from this lovable but fashion-backward decade.


Putin, Hello Kitty, and 'Boston Cream Thigh'

Only in Taiwan: Jeremy Lin ’10 dressed up as Hello Kitty and exited his hotel undetected.

Bros with Prose

VIDEO: Bros with Prose

In light of poetry month FM writers ask bros to eloquently read some poetry and prose. They recite the works ...

Bros with Prose
On Campus

Bros with Prose

Student Groups

Students Discuss Machismo

Students expressed concern over the presence of machismo in Hispanic communities, in a panel discussion on Tuesday.

Jeremy Linsanity
Food and Drink

Bartley's Jeremy Lin Burger

Ever find yourself looking for another way to channel your inner Lin, now that Ben & Jerry's "Taste the Lin-Sanity" flavor is out of the picture? Then check out Mr. Bartley's new burger, inspired by the now infamous Harvard grad.

Jeremy Linsanity
Food and Drink

Jeremy Linsanity


YardFest 2012: A Look at the Acts Coming Our Way

While some Indie music enthusiasts have voiced their excitement over this year's YardFest performers, Das Racist and The Cataracs, most students have responded with a "Wait...who?" Don't be that person trying to sing along to songs you've never heard. Flyby is here to give you a taste of Yardfest's lineup before the April 15 concert rolls around.

The Hunger Pains

Lampoon 'Pains' Audience at Coop

"The Hunger Pains" marks the latest in a series of parodies by the Lampoon, a semi-secret Sorrento Square social organization that used to occasionally publish a so-called humor magazine.


Double Whammy: Free Boloco Burritos and b.good Shakes!

Fast food lovers, rejoice! This Friday, both b.good and the Harvard Square Boloco will be giving out free comestibles.

"Grand"iose Laughs
In The Meantime

It Takes Two: William V. Bergstrom ’13 and Anne-Marit Bergstrom

In 2004, William V. Bergstrom ’13 wrote a creative essay for an English class which he later published as a picture book. His grandmother, Anne-Marit “Mumsel” Bergstrom illustrated the book, called “The Magic Telescope.”

Hey Professor: Laurence Tribe

Hey, Laurence H. Tribe ’62: Carl M. Loeb Professor of Constitutional Law

On Feb. 7, Proposition 8, a Calif. provision that banned same-sex marriage, was deemed unconstitutional by the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. Does this ruling mean that the panel is upholding the constitutionality of same-sex marriage? If not, why does the Ninth Circuit panel stop short of declaring same-sex marriage constitutional?


Grammy Awards Roundup

If you missed the Grammy Awards on Sunday night, you've probably still heard that British songstress Adele dominated the awards ceremony, going six for six, a feat rivaled only by Beyoncé in 2010. In other news, Indie folk band Bon Iver won Best New Artist and Best Alternative Album. Other big winners included Foo Fighters and Kanye West, each receiving four golden gramophones. Besides the dozens of Whitney Houston shout-outs, here are a few of the night's performances that may be of interest, in order of appearance:

Student Life

Be Happy! It’s Good for You

Schoolwork got you down? Join the club. All cheap jokes aside, it's probably better to put this week's reading or p-set aside for a while and give yourself some time to pursue a little happiness.