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Color in the Quad
Student Groups

Color in the Quad

Students celebrate the Hindu spring festival of Holi on the Quad Lawn by throwing colored powder at each other Sunday afternoon.

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Drew Faust

On MLK Day, Faust Affirms Commitment to Equality

“Now more than ever, it is our responsibility to continue his work and carry forward his legacy, at Harvard and beyond," Faust wrote, referring to Martin Luther King Jr.

Carry-on Cocktail
Flyby Blog

Flyby’s Gift Exchange Picks

Like Oprah's Favorite Things, but Flyby's Favorite Things.

Daniel Gilbert
Student Life

For Some Students, Exam Prep to Consume Thanksgiving Break

While many students will enjoy the three-day break for the Thanksgiving holiday, others will be busy studying for final exams in the last two weeks before the end of the term.

Dia de los Muertos
On Campus

Dia de los Muertos

The Peabody Museum is hosting a Dia de los Muertes (Day of the Dead) exhibition at its 'Encounters with the Americas' gallery.

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College

The Holidays Don't Have to Be Over Quite Yet

What are we supposed to do now that the holiday season is fading? Luckily the 90s sitcom Seinfeld has you covered. We bring you Festivus, your new favorite atypical holiday for the rest of us.

Dia De Los Muertos
Holiday

Dia De Los Muertos

An altar celebrating the Mexican holiday of Dia De Los Muertos is set up in Ticknor Lounge.

College

Students Herald Halloween at House-Hosted Events

Sugar flowed this weekend as many Houses made candy displays and celebrated Halloween.

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Flyby Blog

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Halloweekend is coming up...what will you be?

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Flyby Blog

Last-Minute DIY Halloween Costume Guide

Pressed for time and not yet sure what you’re going to be for Halloween? Follow this Flyby Halloween Costume Guide to figure out what to do and how to do it!

Natives Among Us
College

Natives Among Us

Cantabrigian Pua Higginson, right, and Cambridge Rindge and Latin student Caroline Daley, left, perform a traditional Tahitian dance in Harvard Yard at the celebration of Indigenous Peoples’ Day Monday afternoon. As Harvard University recognizes the holiday as Columbus Day, the culture group Native Americans at Harvard hosted the event to praise native culture and advocate for the university to accept the new title.

Native Notification
Student Life

Native Notification

Kathleen L. Jackson of the African and African American Studies Department and Ian P. Maynor '17 tape signs at the Indigenous Peoples' Day celebration.

College

UC Endorses Recognition of Indigenous Peoples’ Day

The Undergraduate Council on Monday overwhelmingly endorsed a motion calling for the University to recognize Indigenous Peoples’ Day instead of Columbus Day.

Memorial Church's Easter Celebration
Religion

Memorial Church's Easter Celebration

Josh Bean ‘16 and other students perform the Alleluia Choruses during the Easter Service in Memorial Church Sunday morning. Viewing over his shoulder, seen are attendees including Dr. Cornel West, Professor of Philosophy and Christian Practice at Union Theological Seminary and Professor Emeritus at Princeton University, and Dr. S. Allen Counter, Director of the Harvard Foundation for Intercultural and Race Relations and Professor of Neurology at Harvard Medical School.

Easter Service at Memorial Church
Religion

Easter Service at Memorial Church

Professor Jonathan Walton delivers instructions on the taking of communion for attendees at the Easter service Sunday morning, as volunteers prepare to distribute wine and bread while attendees look on.

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