We all know that Harvard’s programming for game day has proven to be disappointing for some, but the fact remains that mooching off of the school’s food and alcohol beats receiving passive-aggressive Venmo requests from your roommate for the rest of the semester. If you’re looking for a school-sponsored place to pregame, postgame, or just to grab some free food to line your small intestine before a Burnette’s pull, check out the events the Office of Student Engagement has planned for us:
9:30-11:15 a.m. Harvard-Yale On-Campus Student Gathering
Location: Science Center Plaza
Start your Harvard-Yale morning at the Science Center Plaza, where students from both colleges will gather for food, drinks (there will be a bar for 21+ students!), and socialization before buses come to take us all to Fenway.
10-11:45 a.m. Harvard-Yale Fenway Student Gathering
Location: Ipswich Lot
If you make it to Fenway, head over to Ipswich Lot (at the corner of Ipswich and Van Ness Streets) for music, giveaways, and—of course—free food and alcohol. Then go watch the game, I guess.
Note, this is another student gathering — not a “tailgate.” (By this title, the administrators seem to expect Harvard-Yale students will hold hands in a circle singing Kumbaya.)
10 p.m.-2 a.m. Hotspot
Location: SOCH Room 104
Described as “A queer AF Harvard-Yale afterparty,” Hotspot will be hosted by the Harvard College Queer Students and Allies group (QSA) to celebrate the game finally being over. Bring your student ID to the SOCH and get ready to dance/stave off the beginning of your hangover!
No matter which events you end up going to (even if it’s none of them), Flyby wishes you a fun, safe, and successful game day!