How to Make the Most of a Late Final
It can be tough to watch your friends pack up and head home when you still have finals left. However, there are some perks to a late final.
The Five Stages of Writing Papers
Writing a final paper is an experience, to say the least. We've broken it down into five critical stages.
Reading Period Roundup
Need a few breaks during reading period? Here are some of the on-campus highlights.
Bracing Yourself for Reading Period
You should probably start packing for summer, like, now.
How to Practice Self-Care During Reading Period and Finals
When you’re stressed and tired, your work performance and efficiency suffers as well. Taking some time to relax can actually save you time in the long run.
For Reading Period, Lamont Adjusts Weekend Hours
Some libraries on campus are changing their hours and accessibility to accommodate the deluge of cranky students cramming at the last minute before their exams.
Braving the cold December air, hundreds of students gather in Harvard Yard late Friday night in anticipation of Primal Scream.
Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana hands out tacos to students Monday night outside Cabot House as a stress reliever during reading period.
You Can Do It!
Sarah L. McCuskee '13 works diligently on a paper for her tutorial in literature.
Netflix is Downloadable Now So Say Goodbye to Your Productivity
You can kiss those pity A-minuses goodbye! Hello, procrastination.
Slippery and Streaking, Primal Scream Runners Storm Yard
Slipping, shouting, and streaking, herds of naked students participated in the biannual tradition of Primal Scream at midnight on Thursday morning, blowing off steam on the last night before final exams commence.
Students gather in Harvard Yard at midnight before finals period to relieve stress through a spring Primal Scream.
Scene and Heard: Food During Finals
Finals period is coming, and with it, the need for non-HUDS food is stronger than ever before. To help you through Harvard’s hell week, FM has compiled a list of ways to get a satisfying—and cheap—culinary fix.
Best Spots to Cry During Reading Period
If you’re finding that the stress of impending exams is making you go through a box of tissues a day, don’t worry; it’s perfectly natural to get a bit (a lot) teary-eyed at this time of year. However, your snot-covered crying face is probably less than cute and sobbing in a fetal position in the middle of Lamont cafe is probably less than optimal. Never fear—we’ve got you covered with a list of the best places to have your reading period emotional breakdowns.
Non-Advice For Reading Period and Finals
With reading period coming up, students have been subjected to a treasure trove of advice from friends, family, and administrators. The following are the five pieces of advice you’d rather not hear.
Students celebrate the end of reading period by participating in the semesterly Primal Scream tradition, running around Harvard Yard, many naked or wearing little for clothing.
Protest at Primal Scream Leads to Chaotic Exchange
Protesters said that their goal was not to protest Primal Scream itself, but to hold a four-and-a-half minute period of silence before the run for Michael Brown of Ferguson, Mo. and Eric Garner of New York.
Happy Reading Period!
Sorry kiddo, but just 'cause you don't have classes doesn't mean you're free.
Cabot students pet a bunny on the quad lawn on May 7. Animal Craze brought furry animals to the quad to help students relax and take a study break during reading week.
7 Best Library Bag Checker Conversation Starters
Some will greet you with a “good evening” at 12 in the afternoon, and others seem to only know one word, “books.” For all those times that you’ve wanted to take the conversation a little further, we present the Top 7 Bag Checker Conversation Starters!
The 7 Stages of Procrastination
It’s reading period, and if you’ve got papers to write, Flyby knows that chances are you’re going to spend a lot of time procrastinating. Flyby is right here to hold your hand and walk you through each stage.
Number of Students Taking Make-Up Exams Triples After Bomb Threat Incident
According to Faculty of Arts and Sciences Registrar Michael P. Burke, 168 students—including those whose exams were not affected by the bomb threat—will be taking make-up exams this semester, nearly three times as many those in the spring of 2013.
A Bedtime Lamontstory
Though reports vary as to what it’s like to spend a night in Lamont, it’s clear that as the night drags into morning, the library ambience changes drastically. “I think there is a certain hour when the atmosphere becomes one of desperation,” said Ariel R. Walzer ’15.
On the Seventh Day of Reading Period...
On the seventh day of reading period, Flyby gave to me seven finals study songs.