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Flyby City

Charles River Esplanade views

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Boston Common views

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Best Views of Boston

On campus and looking for something to do in the last days of spring break? Want to be an aspiring photographer or looking for a great way to get acquainted with the Hub? Boston is a beautiful city, with more than three centuries of architecture and a spectacular natural setting. Here are some of the best views of the city:

The Politics of Public Space
Radcliffe Institute

Architecture Critic Lectures on 'The Politics of Public Space'

Michael S. Kimmelman discussed the design, occupation, and politics of public spaces, from parks to public transportation systems, in a lecture at the Knafel Center Thursday.

College

On the Seventh Day of Reading Period...

On the seventh day of reading period, Flyby gave to me seven finals study songs.

Museums

The Flyby Guide to Area Museums

Still on campus this Thanksgiving and looking for something to do? Boston has one of the best collections of museums in the country (if not the world!) thanks to its rich history and comfortable perch as a major academic and cultural center. Since the days ahead hold no looming midterms or p-set due dates, try spending time at one of these 14 museums for a change of pace.

JFK New Frontier
IOP

Best, Gabbard Honored with JFK New Frontier Awards

The Institute of Politics and the John F. Kennedy Library Foundation awarded John F. Kennedy New Frontier Awards to Charles Best, founder of DonorsChoose.org, and Democratic Representative from Hawaii Tulsi Gabbard at an awards ceremony Monday evening marked by numerous standing ovations and repeated references to President Kennedy’s call to service.

Gender and Sexuality

Panel Hails 50th Anniversary of Friedan's 'Feminine Mystique'

The Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study commemorated the 50th anniversary of Betty Friedan’s book “The Feminine Mystique” Tuesday by hosting a panel discussion on the evolution of gender roles since the book’s release and the book’s relevance to contemporary American society.

Sciences Division

Energy Official Advocates Climate Adaptation

John M. Deutch, who served in multiple capacities for the Department of Energy and later directed the Central Intelligence Agency under President Bill Clinton, lectured Wednesday on the future of global energy, expressing a need for adaptation and not just mitigation to climate change.

Student Groups

Students Attend 'Lean In On Campus' Launch Viewing Party

A crowd of students gathered in the Student Organization Center at Hilles on Monday to watch a live video stream of Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl K. Sandberg ’91 at a viewing party to launch her “Lean In on Campus Campaign.” Co-hosted by Harvard Undergraduate Women in Business, the Harvard College Women’s Center, and The Seneca, Inc., the event engaged a room full of Harvard students as well as thousands of students from more than 150 campuses around the world through virtual connections.

Ask With Forum
College

Ask With Forum

Carnegie Corporation of New York vice-president for national program and director of urban education Michele Cahill gives a talk on education reform as part of the Harvard Graduate School of Education's Askwith Forums series on Wednesday.

Ask With Forum
Politics

Cahill Discusses Education Reform

Before an audience of teachers, students, faculty, and members of the community, Michele Cahill, a vice president at the Carnegie Corporation of New York, discussed possible paths for reforming American public education during the Harvard Graduate School of Education's Askwith Forum on Wednesday.

Politics

Columnist Gail Collins Discusses Shifting Views on Women in America

New York Times columnist Gail Collins argued in a lecture on Tuesday evening that the Civil Rights movement, the advent of the birth control pill in the 1960s, and the economic slump of the 1970s were crucial in shifting American society’s views on women.

IOP

Journalists Discuss Quinn's Mayoral Loss

The New York Times journalists behind the documentary “Hers to Lose: Inside Christine Quinn’s Bid for Mayor” joined the campaign strategists featured in the film to discuss the making of the documentary at the Institute of Politics Tuesday night.

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