Crimson staff writer
Sophia V. Ohler
A Bildungsroman For Generation Y
Generations of yore could look to carpe diem and Bach for inspration, today’s youths turn to #YOLO and boybands. Continually reinventing revered traditions, One Direction and Generation Y have done it again with “Live While We’re Young.” In the music video, a troupe of artists enact the classic bildungsroman, or coming of age story, in not one, but many, directions. A cinematic masterpiece, it fills a gaping hole in the boys-at-play niche of the music video industry.
FM Rates Dates: What Happens When You Make A Pass, And Fail
From cradle robbing in Kirkland to six-pointed-star-crossed lovers in Quincy, students rate their blind dates.
V-Day Drinky Drink
Regardless of whether you’re sipping these recipes in the arms of your lover or pounding them down alone, FM hopes they’ll hit the spot.
Sandel's Justice Expands To Japan
This coming January, lively philosophical debates—the hallmark of Professor Michael J. Sandel’s perennially popular class “Ethical Reasoning 22: Justice”—will be uprooted from their usual Sanders Theater setting to reach students on the other side of world.
Blood, Sweat, and Ink
The veneers of literary organizations are sometimes considered off-putting to younger students and newer writers. Rumors circulate about the creative writing community’s exclusivity, competitiveness, and pretentiousness. But to what extent are the rumors true?
Football Team Absent from Pep Rally
On the night before thousands of Harvard students will journey down to New Haven for the annual Harvard-Yale football game, the College Events Board organized a pep rally to fire up the student body. But oversights and natural obstacles kept the event from going off without a hitch.
Love It: Muffin Tops
For years, before I’d go to bed every night, I’d spend at least half an hour planning my outfit.
Hot Chocolate in Harvard Square
It’s slowly getting colder, so FM is using the dropping temperature as an excuse to indulge (a bit early) in the sweetest part of winter.