“What should I write?” my best friend, Raisa, asked me. We each held pens and pieces of scrap paper, illuminated by two flickering Virgin of Guadalupe votive candles. La Parroquia, the parish church of San Miguel de Allende, shone bright in the distance, a giant electric cross blinking from its topmost tower.
Harvard, as an institution and as a symbol, has been a regular topic of discussion—or object of derision—in the 2012 presidential contest. Flyby brings you some of the most notable mentions of fair Harvard on the campaign trail.
Harvard’s first annual Sex Week, now in full swing, drew a crowd of enthusiastic students to Science Center last night for "Hooking Up on Campus," a talk by sociologist and cultural critic Dr. Lisa Wade.
In the pre-Housing Day flurry, several Houses have begun rolling out promotional tumblr blogs. Cabot House's tumblr features its mascot, the Cabot Fish, planking in front of various Harvard hotspots such as the steps of Memorial Church, the doorway of The Crimson, and even the Sanders stage before an Ec 10 lecture. Lowell, too, launched a tumblr, which rides on the coattails of the Harvard meme trend with images featuring captions like: "Significant other got quadded / Long distance relationship."
With Sunday night's 84th Annual Academy Awards fast approaching, you only have a few hours remaining to impress your friends with your prophetic abilities (and possibly win some bets) by predicting who will win which award. This year, consider paying attention to the predictions that Ben T. Zauzmer '15 has posted on his website, Ben's Oscar Forecast.