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Benjamin D. Senzer

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Lowell in spring
College

FM Imagines: 5 Famous Harvard Dorm Rooms

Composed of a common room, three singles, and a fourth room containing zero occupants, the N+2 lends community spirit and personal space while fostering a physical manifestation of the abstraction of human life as we know it.

Chaucer
Final Clubs

FM Imagines: Chaucer Night at the Quabot Club

“Not to worry, my friends. As is longstanding Quabot Club tradition, all new inductees must read from ‘The Canterbury Tales’ to prove their worth. Or not. Whatever.”

Bong and Widener
Scrutiny

It's High Time: Weed at Harvard

Even after recreational marijuana became legal Massachusetts in the fall, some Harvard affiliates—professors, administrators, proctors, deans, even students—still clam up when asked what they think about using the drug on campus.

Undergraduate Council

A Literary Analysis of Yaz and Cam's "Re: Back at it"

Through its immeasurable range of rhetorical chutzpah, “Re: Back at it” sends readers on an electrifying odyssey through the brilliant literary minds behind Harvard’s student government.

Ben Senzer Doesn't Talk to Strangers
Restaurants

Don't Talk to Strangers

I would draw the literal shortest straw and my mother would ask for another one on my behalf, as long as it meant I didn’t have to risk slurring my words in front of someone who frankly couldn’t care less.

UC logo
Undergraduate Council

Retrospection: The UC's First Steps

“We, the undergraduates of Harvard College, are an important part of the University community, and are therefore entitled to an active role in deciding its policies and priorities,” it begins.

Grey Book
Faculty

Fifty Shades of Grey: Perspectives on the Harvard Grey Book

The Grey Book is a written set of guidelines detailing the complex code of conduct expected of all professors at the University.

Matthew Meselson
Conversations

Life of Discovery: A Conversation with Matthew S. Meselson

Matthew S. Meselson's past work includes some of the most celebrated advancements in the history of biological research.

Ballot Box
Undergraduate Council

FM Imagines: The Presidential Candidates Run for UC

FM imagines what the UC campaigns would look like if the current presidential candidates were on the ballot.