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Christopher J. Riley

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Graduate School and Facebook: Here's Some Etiquette

You might have thought you were free from the Facebook etiquette surrounding announcing you're going to college, but now that you're looking at graduate school, it's important to know all of the rules for tactfully announcing that decision on everyone's favorite social media.

The Do’s and Don’ts of Getting Course Recommendations

We’ve all been there: you know that you’re taking a concentration requirement, a gen ed, and some class to trick your parents into thinking that you’ll get a job after you graduate. But you still need a fourth class to take.

Flyby's Guide to Harvard-Yale: The Pregame

We're still not quite sure what part of Harvard-Yale is better: the pregame or the after party. If you're a fan of the former, we've got you covered with some excellent ways to get your Harvard-Yale weekend going.


<p>For Harvard freshmen, some Houses are in the forefront of their imagination as Housing Day approaches. Dunster is brand new. Adams is so close. The Quad *starts sobbing and convulsing.* Mather, on the other hand, seems to slip the freshman class’ collective mind until Housing Day when a bunch of rowdy Matherites descend on their new class. If you’ve never considered Mather, Flyby is here to tell you why you should be thrilled about a House you’re just hearing about for the first time.</p>

Malan and Harvard Need Couple's Therapy

Apparently, there is trouble in paradise. But “trouble” is a trademark spat and “paradise” is the frozen wasteland of Cambridge. Specifically, David J. Malan ’55, the instructor of a certain popular class/form of torture, attempted to trademark “CS50” and “THIS IS CS50,” but Harvard had other plans.

Hemenway's Short Stories: Simon

The gym was crowded, like a bar in Pamplona during a Festival. College students talked by the front desk. Graduate students also talked by the front desk. College students and graduate students did not talk to each other.