Aemilia M. Phillips

School of Public Health

Study Shows Activity Increases Life Expectancy

Staying active and maintaining an average body weight can lead to a 7.2-year gain in life expectancy, according to a study released by researchers at Brigham and Women’s Hospital last week.

For The Moment

Breaking Down the $30 Million House

How much does a House at Harvard cost? The Hutchins Family Foundation recently donated $30 million to support the Harvard House Renewal and other academic programs.

In The Meantime

FM Arbitrarily Predicts the Election

Tired of analyzing poll after poll? Sick of combing your inbox for the latest IOP spam emails?

Food and Drink

Correlation Still Doesn't Equal Causation in Soda Studies

We've all heard about the supposed health risks of drinking soda—there's too much sugar, it's bad for you, it'll rot your teeth, it'll rot your mind, etc. With so many studies and reports being published, it's hard to tell what to believe. Recently, a Harvard teaching facility has admitted to promoting inconclusive data while another Harvard study links soda consumption to increased aggression.

Sign of the Times
Food and Drink

Halloween Fun in Harvard Square

It's that time of year again when pumpkins fill the back wall of Annenberg, Starbucks brings back the Pumpkin Spice ...

For The Moment

A Guide to Asking a Professor to Faculty Dinner

Scared of rejection? Don’t want to spend another faculty dinner spooning stolen dhall cereal into your mouth alone in your dorm room? Don’t worry, FM’s got your back with a few foolproof proposals to guarantee your professor won’t say “no” or “who are you?”

A Day at Head of the Charles
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A Day at Head of the Charles

Flip through the gallery to get a look at the scene at the Head of the Charles Regatta this weekend.

On Campus

An Olfactory Journey Through Harvard Square

It’s a beautiful fall morning. The sun is out, the trees are beginning to change colors, and the smell of ...

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The Head of the Charles Regatta took place this weekend, October 20 – 21, and drew a crowd of a quarter of a million people.

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The Regatta includes 55 different events, along a three-mile course, starting at the Boston University Boathouse and ending at Artesani Playground in Watertown.

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The changing leaves aren’t the only indication that fall is on the way. Hot apple cider, caramel covered apples, and fried dough are all perfect treats for a cool New England weekend.

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Spectators fill the bridges over the Charles, nudging their way in to the coveted railing spots, ready to cheer on their rowers.

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Radcliffe crew members Brooke K. Nowakowski '16, Samantha M. Guhan '16, and Jen J. Liu '16 man the bake sale table, with all proceeds going to the Radcliffe Crew team.

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A continuous line of boats row down the Charles on this beautiful fall day, with spectators on the banks and on the bridges ready to cheer them on.

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For everything from sweatshirts and event t-shirts to hats and key chains, the Official Regatta Merchandise tents have all the crew related items you could ever need.

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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Rebuilding the Past: Harvard's Beautification Renaissance

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