Burst The Bubble: Romanticizing Winter in Boston Edition
This winter, you don’t have to hibernate in your dorm. For those of us who still have a few days left on campus, there are so many ways to embrace the season with outdoor adventures to cherish the chilly weather and indoor activities to get cozy and festive.
An Ode to Dorm Houseplants
Death by Fire? By Rain? By Love? Read on for one Flyby writer's obituary mourning her houseplants past.
A Quick History of “The Game”
Besides being an excuse to party for 24 hours straight, there’s a bit more to Harvard-Yale. With the 138th annual Harvard-Yale Game approaching (and the first time it’ll be played at Harvard in six years!), let's take a trip through the ages to rediscover the history of “The Game” and get to the bottom of the strange turn of events that somehow ends with you drinking your Truly and freezing your butt off this weekend.
Harvard-Yale 2022 Feature is Here!
Flyby Blog's first ever Harvard-Yale feature is here!
Why I Declared 2022 — STEM
With frigid November weather and Starbucks’ holiday drinks comes every sophomore’s favorite existential crisis: declaring a concentration. For all the Flyby writers who just can’t keep their distance from the Science Center (or even farther SEC) and definitely didn’t fall in love with their MQC course assistant, Flyby Blog is proud to present Why I Declared: STEM edition.
Passio GO! The literal bane of my existence. The shuttle tracking app just got a brand spanking new update in time for this school year. Apparently, the app “has been improved and is easier to use.” But any developer that has to explicitly state that its app is now “easier to use” is most definitely doing something wrong, and Passio GO!’s 1.4 App Store star rating proves as much.
Bridgerton Season Two: Characters As Harvard Students
As of Friday, March 25, 2022, the second social season of “Bridgerton” has begun. With love webs, scandals, and new and old faces alike, there inevitably comes drama, procrastination on p-sets, and efforts to ignore Canvas notifications. This season, our most notable additions (and South Asian queens) are Kate and Edwina Sharma, the latter being the Queen’s appointed diamond. Read on to hear about what kind of Harvard student the “Bridgerton” characters would be. Tread lightly, however, as there may be spoilers ahead.
Quiz: Which Harvard Square Coffee Shop Are You?
We have a variety of coffee shops to choose from here in Harvard Square. Whether your drink is a latte, plain black coffee (what's wrong with you), or you're not a coffee person at all, take this quiz to find out which shop best matches you!
Riding the Bandwagon: Watching the Superbowl Like an Actual Sports Fan
This year I decided to buy into the mindset and watch the Super Bowl LVI as if I knew what was going on. Don’t worry, I do in fact know how football works (I’m not that much of a NARP), but I didn’t fully comprehend all of the planning and hype that goes into watching experiencing the Super Bowl in particular. Here’s what went into the night:
Flyby Presents: Virtual Valentines Day Ideas
Attention all long distance couples! Sad you can’t see your valentine this February 14th? Don’t be! Flyby Blog has all the romantic gestures you need planned and ready to be done. This isn’t the article you want to miss!
The Real Lady Whistledown Spills All
We all know that the Harvard Alumni Network is vast, but who would have thought that it includes Julia Quinn. The original tell-all Lady Whistledown agreed to be interviewed for Flyby, spilling her Harvard hot-takes, Bridgerton Season 2 anticipations, and much-needed relationship advice.
Should You Skip Classes and Go Home the Monday and Tuesday After Harvard-Yale
Use our flowchart to determine whether you should just zoom zoom!
Pepper, The Adorable Adams House Pup, Is Leaving Harvard
No, that's not a teddy bear walking down the street. That's Pepper, the adorable cockapoo beloved by Adams House (and the rest of campus).
The Ultimate Campus Strut Playlist
Want a playlist that shows you how to strut your stuff? Flyby's got you covered!
Best of the Datamatch Survey 2019
If you missed out on the Datamatch survey this year, we rounded up the best questions.