More than 50 students and community members packed themselves into b.good yesterday morning to run with their favorite food-inspired superhero, "Burgerman," a.k.a. Samuel B. Novey '11. This week, they were joined by Massachusetts State Auditor candidate Mike Lake and the Harvard LowKeys, who sang a burger-fied rendition of "Alone" by Heart. Yesterday's run seemed to focus on one important concept that has driven Novey and his challenge: passion. For running, education, and of course, burgers.
Can a fruity beverage lessen a hangover? A new beverage company, founded by Harvard graduate and former Crimson President Josh H. Simon '00, claims to do just that. Function Drinks, a company “created by physicians,” aims to combine great flavor with “unique and powerful functionality,” according to the company's Web site. With flavors like Acai Pomegranate, Strawberry Guava, and Citrus Prickly Pear, Function Drinks is targeting college students across the country with its new, brightly colored beverages.