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Dog Sledding With Pfoho
J Term

J-Term Journal: Dog Sledding

If someone had told twelve-year old me that I would someday voluntarily join a dog sledding trip in January in Maine, I would have put down my cold medicine next to my three inhalers and wheeze-laughed until I cried. If someone had told fifteen-year-old me that I would someday voluntarily wake at 6:30 a.m. to shovel dog shit, I would have rolled over in bed and asked for ten more minutes.

Dog Sledding With Pfoho

Dog Sledding With Pfoho


Weekly News Round-Up: Twitter a la 1984, Affirmative Action in Court, and Quirky Questions

This has been a dramatic week for college admissions with articles detailing the slightly shady internet stalking of admissions officers to discussions concerning race-based applications at Texas University to some thought-provoking questions raised by the supposedly thought-provoking questions on college supplements.


Weekly News Round-Up: Scandals and Glitches and (Affirmative) Action, Oh My!

This week in college admissions news, affirmative action is back in action, the Common App is (still) struggling, and scandals abound!


Weekly News Round-Up: Obama Okays Affirmative Action, Bard Shakes up College Apps

This week in college admissions news, the Department of Education and Justice announced their support of college admissions offices considering race, while Bard College introduced a potentially revolutionary new admission policy. In other news, publications are still bad at ranking.

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Weekly News Round-Up: Loud Parents, Lying Admissions Officers

This week on the News Round-Up, college tuition gets demystified, admissions officers tattletale, and experts offer tips for students and their parents.

Admissions Blog

2014 US News and World Report College Rankings Are Out

Every year, college administrators wait with baited breath for the annual ranking of colleges by US News & World Report. It's finally arrived, and the Admissions Blog is here to tell you about it.

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Admissions Blog

Weekly News Round-Up: Harvard Freshmen, Well-Paid Counselors, and Impending Rankings

The Admissions Blog is here to keep you informed and sate your curiosity with the first installment of our weekly news series. Check back each Friday in order to stay abreast of scandal, drama, and shenanigans (or, you know, policy changes) of college admissions.

Visual Arts

'Jesus of the People' Artist Reflects on Art and Inspiration

Standing behind her acclaimed painting “Jesus of the People”—a depiction of Christ as a young black man—artist Janet McKenzie spoke about her art and inspiration Monday night at Memorial Church.

Food and Drink

Drinking Game of Thrones

Whether you’re a dedicated fan who attended the early screening in the Science Center or you’re just watching the show ...

Spring Break: Anne Power
Spring Break

Spring Break: Anne Power

Spring break journal

Spring Break: Anne Power
Spring Break

Spring Break Postcard: Southern Living Edition

Down a dusty highway bordered by sugar cane fields, down a long driveway edged with stately oaks, lies the land that time forgot.

Gender and Sexuality

Rant: Pockets

By my count, the clothes that I’m currently wearing have six pockets between them. Are any of them useful? Absolutely ...

Flyby Campus


Flyby Campus


Black Lives Matter Protester

Demonstrators Continue 'Black Lives Matter' Campaign in Central Square March

Harvard Stadium

Boston Olympic Bid Names Harvard Venues as Hosts for 10 Events

Conflict at the Scene

Med School Professor Dies After Brigham Shooting

"Shut It Down"

The Top 10 Stories of 2014