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Leah S. Yared

Leah S. Yared is the Magazine Chair for the 145th guard. She can be reached at leah.yared@thecrimson.com.

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MBTA Fare
Graduate School of Design

GSAS Increases MBTA Discount to 50 Percent

Students at the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences will be able to purchase semester MBTA bus and link passes at 50 percent off beginning next fall, a more generous discount than the current 11 percent.

Harvard Law School

Grad Student Lecture Series Asks Audience to Think Differently

​Student-nominated speakers from each of Harvard’s 12 graduate schools presented TED-talk style mini-lectures at the 6th annual “Lectures that Last,” in front of a packed 830-person Memorial Church audience Saturday evening.

FAS

After Gen Ed Proposal, Teaching Campaign Looks Ahead

After a committee reviewing General Education recommended a program-wide section target of 12 students, members of a graduate student campaign aimed at lowering section sizes are reevaluating their priorities.

Graduate Students
FAS

Graduate Student Council Talks 401(k), Mobile Application

Graduate Student Council members approved the organization’s yearly budget and discussed smartphone applications and the potential for a graduate student 401(k) retirement plan at their first meeting of the semester.

Hasty Pudding Woman of the Year Award
Student Groups

Kerry Washington Honored as Hasty Pudding Woman of the Year

Actress Kerry Washington fused humor and activism on Thursday when she was celebrated as the Hasty Pudding Theatricals’ 2016 Woman of the Year.

Harvard Teaching Campaign Petition
FAS

Teaching Fellows Praise New Gen Ed Targets

Teaching fellows reacted positively to a recent report by the committee tasked with reviewing the General Education Program.

IOP

IOP Releases Results of Millennials Survey

The 28th edition of the poll surveyed just over 2,000 Americans between the ages of 18 and 29 about their views on the Islamic State, the American dream, and the upcoming presidential election.

Research

Study Examines Social Class and Social Media

By using Facebook to analyze over 50 billion friendships across 187 countries, a recent study conducted in part by one Harvard professor suggests that people from “high social class” countries tend to have lower percentages of international friends.

Fall Fashion: Tall Leather Boots
Flyby Blog

Fall Fashion: Tall Leather Boots

Caroline M. Tervo ‘18

"Define American"
College

Activist Vargas Argues for Immigration Reform

“I’m not trying to be politically correct here. I am here illegally. If the cops wanted to show up and detain me, they can,” journalist Jose Antonio Vargas said. “But I as a person am not illegal. For me, the culture has to shift first, and unfortunately we’re not there yet.”

Science, Technology, and Society
Features

A Forgotten Field?

Active and globally recognized, Harvard’s Science, Technology, and Society network is seeking to ingrain itself into the University’s academic structure, striving for a Ph.D. program to produce scholars and teachers for Harvard and beyond.

Fall Fashion: Sweatpants
Flyby Blog

Fall Fashion: Sweatpants

Solomon Lee ‘19

Fall Fashion: Leather Jacket
Flyby Blog

Fall Fashion: Leather Jacket

Max W. D. Murray, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

Fall Fashion: Au Bon Pain coffee
Flyby Blog

Fall Fashion: Au Bon Pain coffee

Bettina A. Edelstein ‘19

Fall Fashion: Knee-Length Coats
Flyby Blog

Fall Fashion: Knee-Length Coats

Nicola White, Robyn Davies, Laura Convery, and Malin Hagman (left to right)

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