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S. Levi Spickler

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The FM Dictionary

Freshman Wander and The Mayopoulos Effect

Computer Science

Tech Terms: A Guide for the Non Tech-Savvy

Confused by all the tech jargon STEM concentrators are always bandying about? Us too, but we’ve managed to figure out Wikipedia, so here are some simple, plain English definitions for some common tech terms that you might see on the Internet, hear on the street, or have to explain to your grandmother.

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2048 2014 Venn Diagram

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Venn Diagram

Both Huge chunk of your life gone before you know it Empirical and Mathematical Reasoning required The closer you are to being done, the more you play with your phone in class Causes mass hysteria Won’t be relevant in two months

Gus and Sietse Play Chess
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Gus and Sietse Play Chess

Gus and Sietse Play Chess

Gus and Sietse Play Chess
Undergraduate Council

A Chess Battle with Gus and Sietse

The day would live on in infamy, known forever as the Battle of the Giant Chessboard in Front of the Science Center.

Rally for 250K: Preparation
Undergraduate Council

Would You Rather: Office Hours with Gus and Sietse

Flyby: asking all the important questions.

On Campus

Scene and Heard: Harvard's Drug Class

I had high hopes (pun intended) for the History of Science 140v: “The Historical and Cultural Lives of Drugs in the U.S.” lecture I was sitting in on. Would we discuss the pros and cons of doing various drugs? Would we learn that Ben Franklin secretly had a coke problem? Would there be free weed? The possibilities were endless.

Pudding v. Putin
A Little Levity

Pudding v. Putin

Pudding v. Putin

Pudding v. Putin
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Venn Diagram: Pudding v. Putin

Pudding Hasty Really into drag Annexed Tommy Doyle’s Kick­lines Big fan of NPH Loves plays and thespians Woman of the Year Secret society

A Little Levity

SAT 2.0 Practice Questions

The College Board recently announced that the critical reading portion of the SAT will do away with obscure vocabulary words. For your edification, Fifteen Minutes has created a series of vocabulary questions that would actually test a student’s readiness for college. Take the test and see how fluent you are in campus-speak!

Venn Diagram of Shakespeare and Shake Shack
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Venn Diagram of Shakespeare and Shake Shack

Venn Diagram of Shakespeare and Shake Shack

Venn Diagram of Shakespeare and Shake Shack
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Venn Diagram: Shakespeare vs. Shake Shack

Lines sometimes seem impossible Loved by bourgeois New Yorkers Might be first-date material for Harvard students Best when accompanied by alcohol Much ado about nothing