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Marella A. Gayla

Marella A. Gayla is the Magazine Chair for the 145th guard. She can be reached at Follow her on Twitter @marellagayla.

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Harvard Releases Inaugural Alumni Impact Study

The survey was sent to the 244,835 living alumni who continue to receive emails from the University and had a response rate of approximately 15 percent and a completion rate of 10 percent.


Author Talks Scientific Realities Behind Mythology

Matthew Kaplan’s lecture on the “Science of the Magical" explored scientific realities of modern and ancient mythology and drew a crowd of more than 150 people.


Forty-Eight Seniors Inducted Into Phi Beta Kappa

The 48 seniors elected last week to the College's chapter of Phi Beta Kappa hail from all twelve of Harvard’s houses, with the strongest contingent from Mather House at eight.


Gathering Discusses Mental Health Issues Facing Minorities

​Students, alumni, and mental health professionals gathered to discuss the unique mental health struggles that can affect minority students in a “lunch and learn” session on Saturday afternoon.


The Trouble with Jellyfish

Nestled in a building of glass and chrome is what appears to be a Victorian era collector’s room. The theme of the exhibit is obvious: Wispy tentacles undulate across the muted blue wallpaper, the hanging vintage prints are decorated with umbrella-like forms, and the glass cases display slabs of rock which I am told are jellyfish fossils. (It took me a moment to realize what these were because jellyfish don’t have bones.)