Crimson staff writer

Allison P. Yan

Allison P. Yan '19 is an Associate Editorial Editor and Blog Writer living in Quincy House. She studies Human Evolutionary Biology and calls Cincinnati, OH home. Her interests include the intersection of race and gender issues, mental health on campus, and the Boston food scene.

Crimson staff writer Allison P. Yan can be reached at allison.yan@thecrimson.com.

Latest Content

Free Shirts for Hosts
FlyBy Blog

Five Ways to Spot a Prefrosh

Whether you love them or hate them, be sure you know how to spot the members of the Class of 2021 this weekend.​

Housing Day Dancing Queens
FlyBy Blog

The Do's and Dont's of Housing Day

There are so many right ways to do Housing Day and, believe it or not, so many wrong ways as well.

Trudeau by the Beach
Politics

Young Justin Trudeau Was Also a Hottie

We all knew young Joe Biden was a hottie, but have you seen Justin Trudeau in his youth? One word: wow.

Mather House
FlyBy Blog

Mather House

Mather may be the River House furthest from the Square, but it's community definitely makes up for it. We took a trip to the "Concrete Jungle" to get you the inside scoop on this house.

Tatte, a semester later
FlyBy Blog

Tatte, a semester later

Look at our favorite bakery in all its glory.

Donald Trump
FlyBy Blog

​Things at Harvard Higher than Trump’s Approval Rating

Next time you’re suffering through a class with a terrible Q score or bemoaning the fact that you’re a prospective Class of 2021er who wants to be in the Fly(by) Club but also wants to get that Rhodes scholarship, just remind yourself that your chances are probably still higher than Trump’s approval rating.

Memorial at Midnight
Events

This Semester Has to Be Better, Right?

Last semester definitely did not rank in our top ten favorite. What promise does this semester hold?

Op-Eds

The Stress Factor

Rather than brush stress off as something that solely has adverse effects on students and advocate every measure possible to reduce stress, universities should encourage students to learn how to take greater control of it.

my.Harvard courses
College

The Most Savage Q-Guide Comments of 2016

If you're looking for another way to procrastinate in the course search for this semester, check out these Q-Guide comments. Some are hilarious, some are desperate, and some are just truly disturbing.

Make Harvard Great Again
FlyBy Blog

Tiffany Trump Spotted at HLS

With a string of recent athletic, social, and political misfortunes, many Harvard students have been left slightly dazed and confused about the outcome of 2016. Well, our lives may be sad and miserable at the moment (with reading period and imminent exams the cherry on top of a long year), but Tiffany Trump’s life definitely isn’t.

Mumps Timeline (As of 11.17.16)
UHS

Flyby’s Guide to Surviving Another Mumps Outbreak

​The telltale email from good old Dr. Paul Barriera could have only meant one thing: mumps are back. Cue flashbacks to this past spring, when HUHS was sending out emails almost every day about the mumps situation when realistically they should have just told students not to go to the PSK.

College

Flyby's Guide to Harvard-Yale: The Tailgate

What's a Harvard-Yale weekend without a tailgate?

Tatte, standing proudly above other prestigious coffee chains.
Square Business

Tatte, standing proudly above other prestigious coffee chains.

Tatte: yummmmm
Square Business

Tatte: yummmmm

Yummmm...

Tatte, standing proudly above other prestigious coffee chains.
Square Business

Tatte: Why I Took Out Student Loans

Tatte, we’re so glad you’re here. Perfect timing with the opening, too. With an indefinitely long HUDS strike imminent and frozen food as our likely only offered option, you can bet on a flood of Harvard students coming your way.