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Maya S. Bhagat

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Flyby Blog

Overheard at the Math 21b Midterm

This midterm season, we bring you the pre-exam panic of the latest Math 21b midterm.

Widener Library
Flyby Blog

Quiz: Which Harvard Library Are You?

Deep down we all want to be Widener, but some of us are Lamonts, and that’s just a fact that we have to live with. Get back into study mode this semester with this Harvard Library Quiz!

Graduate Students at Pumpkin Patch
Around Town

It’s The Great Glass Pumpkin Patch, Charlie Brown!

This isn’t your typical pumpkin patch — an 85 dollar price tag hangs off of the child’s apple-sized discovery.

Walking to Class
Flyby Blog

How to Beat the Harvard Sophomore Slump

Need tips on how to beat the sophomore (or any year) slump at Harvard? Flyby is here to help!

Cassandra Clare

Shading in the Love Triangle

Clare fully explores the relationships between the three vertices of this epic young-adult love triangle without ultimately side-lining any character’s affections.

Summer Postcard: Paris
Summer Postcards 2019

Summer Postcard: Paris

Summer Postcard: Paris
Summer Postcards 2019

Summer Postcard: One Step at a Time

There's nothing like the feeling of being hopelessly lost and suddenly recognizing a familiar landmark or a shop which leads back to familiarity.

Walking Graphic

A Cultural Masquerade

In the 21st century, maybe it’s increasingly impossible for anyone to have a straightforward explanation for where they come from. We toggle between identities, pulling from a jumble of birthplaces and nationalities. When I pretended to be my American roommate Hannah, maybe it wasn’t a lie, so much as one facet of who I am.

Flyby Blog

The Five Stages of Writing Papers

Writing a final paper is an experience, to say the least. We've broken it down into five critical stages.

Khurana Addresses Students
Flyby Blog

Visitas Advice from Around Harvard

Check out this Visitas advice from administrators, faculty, staff, and a student from around campus!

Zodiac Signs
Flyby Blog

Harvard Houses as Zodiac Signs

Twelve houses, twelve zodiac signs — you get the picture.

Tufts Project Harriet Jacobs
Around Town

Finding Freedom on the African American Trail Project

While the house currently serves as the Cambridge Center for Adult Education, few know that 56 Brattle St. was once the residence of Mary Walker, a woman who was born into slavery in 1818, escaped from bondage, and later lived in the house with her family for 42 years.

"To All the Boys I've Loved Before"
Flyby Blog

Quiz: How Will You Find the Love of Your Life at Harvard?

Looking for love? Take this Harvard soulmate quiz to find out where you'll find it on campus!

Stone Hall Exterior
House Life

Quincy House

Quincy’s residents swear that you could live almost your entire life in Quincy and not miss a thing.

Moon and Tree

Ten Steps Ahead

It was always a source of comfort to tread those paths, racing my sister through the balmy summer air, narrating a book in intricate detail to my mother, or laughing as we slipped on ice in the winter.