For The Moment

The Anti-Word: Very

Don’t ask me why or how, but until I became acquainted with spell-check at the age of 16, I misspelled “very” every time.

For The Moment

The Anti-Word: Puberty

He repeats it slowly and again fumbles the first syllable, his tongue rising not quite high enough to form the right vowel: “Poo-ber-ty.”

For The Moment

Rhetoric Watch: Bibi's "Red Line"

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (known affectionately as “Bibi”) went for a direct hit in a speech at the United Nations last month when he sternly advocated for a “red line” to be drawn on Iran’s nuclear program: a point after which the program would no longer be tolerated.

Student Life

Venn Diagram: Midterms and Midriffs

Midterms and midriffs: Wish you could switch bodies to score well.

Love It/Hate It: Debate
For The Moment

Hate It: Debates

As an experienced two-time high school debater (Death penalty? I think not!), I can speak on behalf of everyone when I say that arguing gets you nowhere.

Scene and Heard: ICA's Fashion Forward
For The Moment

Scene & Heard: Best Foot Forward at the ICA's First Fridays

Like so many birds of paradise, Boston’s pretty young things and cultured grand dames flocked to the Institute of Contemporary Art for its First Fridays: Fashion Forward event.

When will the water stop?
Student Life

The Crimson Weatherboard's Weekly Weather Review

I’d stay home and babysit my sister while mother would go off and sweat on sad middle-aged men who weren’t my father. The sweat would bead like rain drops on a car window.


Jukebox: Fuck the Police

For those of you whose social lives are under threat from The Man, we present a playlist featuring artists who share your pain.


Freshman Outdoor North Korean Human Rights Program (FONKHRP) & Other Club Mergers

In light of the recent Hasty Pudding merger, FM proposes a few future pairings.

How to Make Your Dorm a Speakeasy
On Campus

How to Start a Speakeasy From Your Dorm Room

In light of Prohibition 2012, it’s time to play hard, speakeasy.

For The Moment

For the (Guinness World) Record

Harvard students are high achievers in all walks (or, more aptly, crawls) of life.

For The Moment

Ig Nobel Predictions (Hey, Todd Akin)

FM predicts winners deserving of this year's prize.

On Campus

Class Marshal Mad Lib

Dear [classmate/student/senior/buddy!]

Student Life

This Is What Talking to Your Advisor Is Like

Great options! If you choose Economics, you’ll probably end up working in consulting. If you choose English, you’ll also work in consulting, but with a firmer grasp of James Joyce.

Student Life

Love It: Hawaiian Shirts

It’s time the adventurous men and women of today learned a lesson from the guys who are clearly having the most fun out of anyone: overweight tourists from remote, landlocked areas.