Maddie Sewani

College

Mock Trial Advances to Nationals in Mathew’s Memory

Six weeks after the death of teammate Angela R. Mathew ’15 in a car accident, the Harvard Mock Trial team qualified for the national championship tournament.

A BIG APPLE A DAY
Race

Students Question Selection of Bloomberg as Commencement Speaker

Concerns center around Bloomberg’s support of stop-and-frisk, a New York City police policy which allows officers to stop, question, and search pedestrians for illegal materials at random.

College

With New Fiscal Year, HSA Raises Its Minimum Pay to $12

The new policy, which will increase starting pay to $12 from $1o for all hourly workers, impacts more than 100 current HSA employees.

Ribbon Cutting
College Administration

Hasty Pudding Cuts Ribbon on New Clubhouse

The combined Hasty Pudding Institute of 1770 celebrated the unveiling of its new headquarters at the historic Hyde-Taylor House at 96 Winthrop St. with a dedication ceremony Saturday evening.

World Debate Champions
Student Groups

For First Time in 20 Years, A Harvard Duo Captures World Debate Crown

Ben D. Sprung-Keyser ’15 and Joshua P. Zoffer ’14 emerged victorious in the 34th World Universities Debating Championship last week.

College

HUDS Boycotts Barilla Pasta

Harvard University Dining Services has decided to stop serving Barilla pasta in Harvard dining halls after Barilla’s chairman Guido Barilla told an Italian radio station that his company would never feature a gay family in its advertising.

Harvard in the City

Food Literacy Project Tours Local Farm

Harvard students basked in the fragrance of freshly-baked cider doughnuts and roamed through rows of crops with produce that will later be served in Harvard dining halls during an excursion to the Wilson Farm on Friday.

HUDS

Harvard Updates Mobile App

Just a few swipes across a smartphone touch screen will now give students answers to their dining hall-related questions. Thanks to a new update to the Harvard Mobile smartphone app, the dining section now includes comprehensive nutritional data and updated hours for all of Harvard University Dining Services’ dishes and dining halls.

On Campus

Words of Wisdom from Class Days of Yore

With the recent announcement that Soledad M. O'Brien '88-'00 is slated to take the stage at Class Day this year, we at the Flyby thought we'd seize this opportunity to reflect upon some words of wisdom from previous Class Day speakers. Here are some salient snippets of their stirring speeches. Added bonus: watching these will help you with tonight's procrastination, guaranteed.

College News

Eight College Students Receive Soros Fellowships

Harvard College students have received eight of the thirty 2013 Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans, which offer financial assistance to first- and second-generation immigrants pursuing graduate studies.

Advising Awards
Advising

Teaching and Advising Staff Awarded at Annual Dinner

Eight members of the Harvard community received recognition for their commitment to teaching and mentorship at the annual Teaching and Advising Awards Dinner held Tuesday evening in Kirkland Dining Hall.

Student Groups

The Nap Map

No rest for the weary! While their petition for a nap space in Harvard Yard awaits approval from the administration, the Nap Space Project has launched a Nap Map with recommendations of current siesta sites for sleepy students around campus. Here are our five favorite picks from their Map.

Harvard Kennedy School

After Error is Revealed, Professor Pair Defends Core Conclusions

After coming under fire last week for a Microsoft Excel error and what have been called unconventional research methods in a prominent 2010 macroeconomics paper, Harvard Kennedy School professor Carmen M. Reinhart and economics and public policy professor Kenneth S. Rogoff are continuing to defend their research, saying that despite one mistake, their core conclusions remain unchanged.

Student Life

Midwestern Snowstorm Delays Students' Post-Spring Break Travels

Students making preparations to return to Cambridge after a week of extended relaxation and relatively warm weather found their plans thwarted this weekend by an unexpected snowstorm that struck the United States Midwest and Plains regions.

Science

Professor Juggles Music, Genetics

“It’s all about using your brain rather than allowing your brain to use you,” Tanzi said.

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

Johnston Gate Arts Cover
Arts

Rebuilding the Past: Harvard's Beautification Renaissance

Awkward Eye Contact
Columns

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