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Halloween Costumes: Netflix and Chill
Flyby Blog

Halloween Costumes: Netflix and Chill

Grace Dhanraj '16 and Maddie Sewani '16

Halloween Costumes: Netflix and Chill
Flyby Blog

Halloween Costumes: Netflix and Chill

Grace Danraj '16 (left) and Maddie Sewani '16, an inactive Crimson editor


Alumna To Pilot Beauty Startup at Harvard

Ownly, a peer-to-peer beauty network founded by Danni Xie '13, will launch a pilot program at Harvard in October.

Mob Malaria
Student Life

Students Organize International 'Mobs' To Raise Awareness of Malaria

Large crowds milled about the tables, benches, and food trucks, poised to take part in a synchronized flash mob to raise awareness of the need to eradicate malaria.


Mock Trial Advances to Nationals in Mathew’s Memory

Six weeks after the death of teammate Angela R. Mathew ’15 in a car accident, the Harvard Mock Trial team qualified for the national championship tournament.


Students Question Selection of Bloomberg as Commencement Speaker

Concerns center around Bloomberg’s support of stop-and-frisk, a New York City police policy which allows officers to stop, question, and search pedestrians for illegal materials at random.


With New Fiscal Year, HSA Raises Its Minimum Pay to $12

The new policy, which will increase starting pay to $12 from $1o for all hourly workers, impacts more than 100 current HSA employees.

Ribbon Cutting
College Administration

Hasty Pudding Cuts Ribbon on New Clubhouse

The combined Hasty Pudding Institute of 1770 celebrated the unveiling of its new headquarters at the historic Hyde-Taylor House at 96 Winthrop St. with a dedication ceremony Saturday evening.

World Debate Champions
Student Groups

For First Time in 20 Years, A Harvard Duo Captures World Debate Crown

Ben D. Sprung-Keyser ’15 and Joshua P. Zoffer ’14 emerged victorious in the 34th World Universities Debating Championship last week.


HUDS Boycotts Barilla Pasta

Harvard University Dining Services has decided to stop serving Barilla pasta in Harvard dining halls after Barilla’s chairman Guido Barilla told an Italian radio station that his company would never feature a gay family in its advertising.

Harvard in the City

Food Literacy Project Tours Local Farm

Harvard students basked in the fragrance of freshly-baked cider doughnuts and roamed through rows of crops with produce that will later be served in Harvard dining halls during an excursion to the Wilson Farm on Friday.


Harvard Updates Mobile App

Just a few swipes across a smartphone touch screen will now give students answers to their dining hall-related questions. Thanks to a new update to the Harvard Mobile smartphone app, the dining section now includes comprehensive nutritional data and updated hours for all of Harvard University Dining Services’ dishes and dining halls.

On Campus

Words of Wisdom from Class Days of Yore

With the recent announcement that Soledad M. O'Brien '88-'00 is slated to take the stage at Class Day this year, we at the Flyby thought we'd seize this opportunity to reflect upon some words of wisdom from previous Class Day speakers. Here are some salient snippets of their stirring speeches. Added bonus: watching these will help you with tonight's procrastination, guaranteed.

College News

Eight College Students Receive Soros Fellowships

Harvard College students have received eight of the thirty 2013 Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans, which offer financial assistance to first- and second-generation immigrants pursuing graduate studies.

Advising Awards

Teaching and Advising Staff Awarded at Annual Dinner

Eight members of the Harvard community received recognition for their commitment to teaching and mentorship at the annual Teaching and Advising Awards Dinner held Tuesday evening in Kirkland Dining Hall.