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#tbt: Free Tibet Activists Protest Jiang Zemin's Speech

“We are hoping to give Jiang a strong message that people all over the world need freedom and that freedom is a basic human right,” one of the organizers said.

5. BASEBALL'S "CALL ME MAYBE" COVER GOES VIRAL
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#fbf: Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders Dress up as Harvard Baseball Players for Halloween

Way back when we believed Carly Rae Jepsen had a promising musical career, it seemed that just maybe our very own baseball team did, too

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Frosh

If Course Descriptions Told the Truth

The truth about your classes is now coming out: Study cards have been signed and the glitz and glam used to hook students in is gone, revealing what the semester will actually be like. Here's what the course descriptions should say.

Top Ten Women in College
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The Dynamic Duo: Harvard Twin Sisters Honored as Two of Glamour's Top Ten College Women

This year, Harvard’s very own Inesha N. Premaratne ’15 and Ishani D. Premaratne ’15 (that’s right, both of them) were recipients of the Glamour Magazine's Top Ten College Women award.

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Yardfest

#Beef for Hot Breakfast

Flyby sat down to catch up with Hot Breakfast after their recent Battle of the Bands Victory. We touched base with Mike Senter-Zapata ‘14, Paul Castrigano ‘14, Pranav Krishanan ‘16, and Sam Berman Cooper ‘14 about how they’re feeling about their Yardfest performance on Sunday. Not present for the interview was drummer Mateus Falci ‘14.

Office of Career Services

Still Looking For an Internship?

Spring break just bid adieu, leaving us with only about seven more weeks of classes. So naturally all that’s left for us to do is bite our nails, pull our hair, and constantly scroll through the OCS website worrying about summer plans.

Harvard Medical School

Medical School Radiology Expert Dies at 55

Jack Belliveau provided a major breakthrough in his field and went on to mentor many of today’s researchers. He died Feb. 14 due to complications of a gastrointestinal disorder.

Iraq

#tbt: Housing Day Turned Iraq War Protests

Do you remember back in 2003 when Harvard’s Housing Day revelries ended in a massive multi-collegiate protest against the Bush administration and the War in Iraq?

Op-Eds

The Melting Pot That Never Was

Since we can’t specify exactly what American culture is, we don’t have the right to determine what is un-American.

On Campus

VES Class Sizes Spark Controversy

The competitive process of being admitted into VES classes often presents an obstacle for prospective concentrators, who are frequently unable to take classes in the department until their sophomore year.

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On Campus

Ragers With Faust: Mass. Hall Secrets Revealed

We may be over halfway through the school year, but you’ve probably still not met one of those mythical Mass Hall unicorns yet. Proving they really do exist, a Mass Hall resident and one of Flyby’s very own Avni Nahar ’17 is here to dispel some myths and reveal some secrets about what life is like when you get to brush your teeth just feet away from the one and only Drew Gilpin Faust.

Harvard Medical School

What Does the Spleen Do?

Nerdy in the best way possible, graduates over at Harvard Medical School and Harvard Dental School recently parodied the popular song “The Fox” by Norwegian comedy duo Ylvis. In their rendition, “The Spleen,” students at the Medical School ask the age-old question: what does the spleen do? Is it a back up tongue? A third eye? The world may never know.

On Campus

Infographic: Losing Your Keys

If you haven't lost your keys by now, you're probably in denial. Losing one's keys is a mishap that every Harvard student has surely overcome. Flyby graphs out the emotional roller coaster here.

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Research

Harvard Researchers Find Potential Clue to Solving Type 1 Diabetes

In a recent study conducted by the Hotamisligil Laboratory at the Harvard School of Public Health, a group of scientists discovered that a naturally occurring molecule called TUDCA, or Tauroursodeoxycholic acid, could prevent Type 1 Diabetes.

Eldo Kim
Crime

News Analysis: Could Eldo Kim Return to Harvard?

Protestors on Mass Ave
Race

Seen and Heard: Harvard's March Through Cambridge

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Track and Cross Country

Decorated Thrower Looks To Continue Success

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