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Cheryl Vaughan
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A Harvard Degree For All

Long before edX began offering Harvard courses online, the Harvard Extension School has provided open-enrollment courses to those seeking an education outside of the typical undergraduate timeframe.

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'Warm Cuts' on Campus

The cozy feeling behind snowy tunes like "Baby It’s Cold Outside" and "Let It Snow" only lasts several days past Christmas. Now it's almost spring break, and yes, it's still snowing and raining and sleeting. Good ol' Cambridge. To keep you warm and dry and a little less miserable today and tonight, here are some "warm cuts" on campus.

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Macklemore: Everywhere But Here

Mark your calendars, because on April 26th, Macklemore is coming to a campus near you! But, as always, you can't have your cake and eat it too—the "Thrift Shop" sensation isn't coming to Harvard, but to MIT's Springfest, before scrambling down to New Haven for Yale's Spring Fling. Yardfest better step it up this year.

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Sacrifices for Lent: It's Never Too Late!

Ash Wednesday has come and gone, but it’s not too late to participate in Lent, a Christian tradition wherein observers give up a luxury for the 40 days leading up to Easter Sunday.

Scrutiny

Love Online

The rise of college-oriented online dating sites, some students say, is symptomatic of a student population that is frustrated with the social options on campus.

Food and Drink

Dean Dingman is Flyby's Man of the Year

Flyby found Dean Thomas A. Dingman '67 swiping students into lunch at Annenberg today. Rock on, Dean Dingman. You win.

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Dean Thomas A. Dingman '67 swiped students into lunch at Annenberg Saturday while HUDS experienced staff shortages due to the blizzard.

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10 Greatest Moments from the Super Bowl XLVII

On Sunday, millions of Americans took a break from their humdrum lives to tune into one of the biggest television events of the year, and possibly of the decade. Even Harvard managed to make an appearance, with professor Dan Gilbert starring in a Super Bowl ad. But for those of you who somehow missed this momentous event, Flyby has recapped the 10 most phenomenal moments of the evening.

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Science

Harvard Thinks Big 4: What You Missed

Harvard Thinks Big rang in its fourth year on Thursday, featuring seven celebrity/professor speakers with 12 minutes each to present the next—you guessed it—big idea. Although Drew Faust couldn't make it (allegations were made that she was off in LA lobbying the Academy of Motion Pictures for Lincoln), people still packed into Sanders Theatre to attend the event, one of Harvard's newest traditions. In case you missed it, here is our tl;dr version of the two hour event.

Student Life

The Super Bowl: Do Bet On It

It's time to pay homage to one of the great American traditions: the Super Bowl. Although the game is traditionally celebrated through copious amounts of PBR, wings, and a betting pool, student athletes recently received a friendly email from Ryan Pekarek, a Compliance Intern from Harvard University's Department of Athletics, with the subject line "Don't Bet On It," reminding them that the NCAA prohibits "engaging in gambling activities as they relate to intercollegiate ore professional sporting events."

Research

Myopic Misery: Protect Your Wallet This Holiday Season

This winter, you might want to save your holiday shopping for after finals period. Researchers from Harvard and other universities have found that sadness (a common condition among students trying to finish papers and projects at the end of the semester) not only leads to increased spending, it also impacts the quality of our financial decisions.

Religion

Riding on the Past

“My faith is not ashamed of me. The God I understand is not ashamed of me. Or the people that I work with. I don’t think that there are more gut-real stronger people than the ones you meet on the street. They sure know how to survive the un-survivable.”

Fundraising

Faith Groups Fast For Charity

With the smell of biryani wafting out the door, members of five different faith groups gathered for a common purpose Monday, breaking a day-long fast to raise money to fight childhood hunger.

For The Moment

Hey Prof: "Just Friends"...What's Up With That?

Platonic no more. According to a recent study published in Scientific American, we’re hot for our friends.

Student Groups

Students Assist Red Cross Effort

A week after Hurricane Sandy hit the East Coast, the Harvard Red Cross kicked off a fundraiser Sunday with the goal of raising one thousand dollars for hurricane victims.

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Visual Arts

Art House

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

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Arts

Rebuilding the Past: Harvard's Beautification Renaissance