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At Harvard, Psychedelic Drugs' Tentative Renaissance
In the early 1960s, the Harvard Psilocybin Project made national headlines for its unethical research methods and controversial leader, psychologist Timothy F. Leary. Now, sixty years after Leary's departure, Harvard is again part of the conversation around the future of psychedelics. From research in the lab to conversations among the student body, psychedelics are making a tentative yet undeniable renaissance on campus — a renaissance conscious of Harvard’s checkered history with the substances, yet working to move beyond it.
The Harvard Dining Workers Weathering ‘One Big Storm’
Amidst a combination of record-high student enrollment and labor shortages caused by the pandemic, HUDS employees claim that the University’s hiring practices and unsympathetic culture have mentally and physically worn them down.
Students talk and dance during an apple-themed party at Bowdoin's Reed House—formerly Chi Psi.
Mayo-Smith House Party
Two students walk into a party at Amherst's Mayo-Smith House on Sept. 8.
Newport House, formerly known as Phi Delta Sigma. After Amherst College banned in fraternities in 1984, the college purchased most of the former fraternity houses and converted them to residential houses.
Phi Delta Theta
The crest of Phi Delta Theta, Weston Hall's former occupant, can still be seen on the edifice of today's building.
A blank wooden crest remains on the wall of Agard House. The residential hall used to house the Delta Phi Fraternity at Williams.
The Election Issue
From "Understanding Trump" to "Hillary's Harvard Square Days," here's your one-stop FM shop for all things election-related.
Some say that Harvard’s tech transfer process allows faculty to take the lion’s share of both the profit and prestige of successful inventions, leaving other inventors unsupported.
The Food Issue
FM writers ate their way through Cambridge and Boston for our second themed issue of the year.
Call Him Fiery
"I am Fiery," Cushman begins his first lecture of the semester. "Fiery is pronounced like the adjective. It is actually my real name, and it’s my preference that you use it."
Fifteen Most Interesting Seniors
From ballet to frankenbikes, this year's senior class features a multitude of colorful personalities and change-makers. Fifteen Minutes Magazine caught up with 15 (more or less) particularly interesting seniors to hear what they've been up to in and outside the Harvard bubble. Get to know them before they're gone.
Harvard Yard, Uncovered
Within the confines of Harvard Yard, past and present continuously interact in unexpected ways, calling into question what gets told and how it gets told, what gets lost and why it gets lost.
The Diversity Issue
Fifteen Minutes Magazine explores the state of diversity at Harvard by examining the past and present.
Love Your Body Tanks
The peer-counseling group ECHO sold "Love Your Body" bro tanks on "Love Your Body" day last semester.
Lexie Kite on beautyREDEFINED
Lexie Kite leads the Q&A session of beautyREDEFINED in Geological Lecture Halls on Oct. 20. The presentation, organized by ECHO, was co-led by sister Lindsay Kite and focused on body image resilience.
Not Just a Woman's Issue
Concerns around body image aren’t “just a girls’ issue,” Hastie says.