See Faust at Fenway
The Harvard Alumni Association is raffling off two tickets for the Red Sox vs. Baltimore Orioles game on Wednesday, Sept. 22, during which President Drew Faust will throw the first pitch at Fenway and the Kuumba Singers will sing the national anthem.
Dinner's in the Quad Tonight
Even if you're planning to be a rebel by skipping the Activities Fair today (held in the Quad from 4 to 7 p.m.), Harvard has almost essentially mandated that you attend.
Census Forms Due Today!
If you're planning on submitting your 2010 U.S. Census form, here's a friendly reminder that you need to turn it into your House today. According to two separate e-mails sent out by Kirkland House building manager Scott Haywood and Pforzheimer House administrator Suzanne Watts, the College will collect the Census forms from drop-off boxes around midday today (1 p.m. in Kirkland and noon in Pfoho).
Beers, Burgers, and Stone Cold Steve Austin at the Lampoon
Stone Cold Steve Austin made an appearance in Cambridge on Friday to grill burgers and throw back a couple of drinks at The Harvard Lampoon, a semi-secret Sorrento Square social organization that used to occasionally publish a so-called humor magazine.
Steve Pagliuca Running Facebook Ads (and for Office?)
You know that Facebook in en route to taking over the world when politicians start putting up advertisements for themselves on its sidebar. Stephen Pagliuca, unsuccessful candidate for the U.S. Senator seat formerly occupied by Mass. Senator Edward M. Kennedy ’54-’56, was recently spotted encouraging users on Facebook to “Become a Fan.” Now we have to wonder, is Pagliuca gearing up for another run?
Faust Goes to Japan
Who wouldn't want to be the president of Harvard? After traversing through China in 2008 and much of Africa during Thanksgiving last year, University President Drew G. Faust’s next destination is Tokyo, Japan. This, of course, is all for business purposes only, namely in a continued effort to promote Harvard and encourage international scholastic cooperation.
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Mastering the Torch
Ever wonder what our House Masters do when they are not parenting hundreds of (sometimes whiny) college students? Adams House Master Judy S. Palfrey '67 carried the Olympic torch through Canada this past Tuesday on Jan. 19.
New Year, New Resolutions
As we enter the new decade, Flyby would like to take some time to reflect on the past and ponder ...
All of Kirkland's Christmas Wishes Come True
Christmas spirit seeped into every nook and cranny of Kirkland House this past week as students went out of their ...
Christianity Sees Shifting Place
When Charles M. Stang ’97, now an assistant professor of early Christian thought at Harvard Divinity School, was at the College, he was “not at all” religious.
Pfoho, The Devil's Snare?
An e-mail chain on "Pf-OPEN" last night revealed some interesting statistics. It turns out that that the Pforzheimer House’s email ...
Stop Pretending You’re Poor
Jokes That Aren’t Funny: Racism and Harassment in Student Traditions
What We Talk About When We Talk About Math 55
On Harvard FAS Dean Search, Social Sciences Dean Says, ‘Thank Goodness I Don’t Have That Job.’
Harvard to Offer Tagalog Language Course for First Time in University History