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Lindsay Bu

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Communist Bar
Food and Drink

A Drink to the Revolution: People's Republik

Nestled on the corner of Massachusetts Avenue and Lee St., People’s Republik, a Russian Communist-themed bar, has a startling exterior. Blood-red walls are streaked with lines of yellow and black, and they serve as canvases for huge murals.

Recreational Athletics

Bigger, Better, Boulder

Pate has been climbing since the age of eight.

Inner Tube Water Pool Tournament
House Life

Intramural Inner Tube Water Polo Tournament

The crowd is roaring, the score is tied, and spectators wait with bated breath on the edge of their seats. Just kidding.

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
Around Town

Third Thursdays at the Isabella Gardner Museum

​We can hear it before we even enter the courtyard. An almost ethereal soundscape, droning, adding nervous undertones to the otherwise sophisticated ambiance of this affair. It is the work of André Obin, this month’s featured DJ for Third Thursdays at the Isabella Gardner Museum.

Shabbat 1000
Student Life

Scene and Heard: Shabbat 1000

I think about this as I sit at a beautifully set table: A crisp white tablecloth drapes over the round table, ruby red carnations stand tall in a gold vase, and a full plate of food invites me to stare.

Year in Review

Visiting Professors

All good things must come to an end, and as summer break approaches, it’s time to say good-bye to some of our visiting faculty.


Mummies and Microbes: A Conversation with Ralph Mitchell

Mitchell’s pure passion for applied microbiology is obvious from the start of our conversation—he seems to be on a mission to convince me of how important these microscopic organisms are.

Drinky Drink: Spooky Cocktails
Food and Drink

Drinky Drink: Spooky Cocktails

There’s a cat in one corner, Steve Jobs in another, a pair of life-size salt and pepper shakers across from you. Obscene amounts of candy amass on top of tables and your roommates have decorated the common room with orange and black streamers. This means it’s Halloween and Halloween calls for some spooky alcoholic drinks. Here are some of FM’s favorites:

Food and Drink

Your Guide To Apple Cider in the Square

Since you can’t always satisfy your apple cider fix in the dhall, we shopped around the Square and came up with this list of our favorite cider spots for you to try.


You're Researching What?

With so many academics and researchers around Harvard, eclectic topics are bound to emerge. Here are some of FM’s favorites.