Here at Harvard, we are taught by some of the best professors in the world, and we are lucky enough to be surrounded by some of the hardest working and most engaged students. We are getting ready to become productive members of society, to make a difference as leaders. Some of us will go into public service, some into medicine, and many will work in finance or consulting. But, as much as we love it here, life at Harvard doesn’t always translate well for the real world in so many ways.
After three snow days in less than three weeks, Harvard students are experts. And at this point, it seems like the university has given up on the “we’re exceptional enough to go hold class during a blizzard” attitude it had for most of its history, so who knows how many more snow days we’ll have this year? That being said, it’s still important to make the most of every precious day off. Here are some of our favorite ways:
Between stolen Disney tickets, breaking into Northwest Labs, and unrecognized roommates, it seems that a lot's been going on around campus.
My friend is a liaison for Valerie Biden Owens's IOP Study Group. He was e-mailing her, but I thought he said he was e-mailing his girlfriend. So, I took his phone and sent an e-mail that just said "Miss u." I then e-mailed a lengthy apology and felt like a dunce until I met Valerie and could apologize in person. The following week I met her brother and one of my inspirations, Joe Biden, so that whole sequence of events was pretty great.