John Glenn and the Limits of Possibility
Glenn was a lionhearted warrior, an undaunted explorer, and a judicious statesman. He was a hero in traditional modes perhaps unrivaled by any American in the last century.
Student-Led 'emBODYindia' Campaign Sparks International Discourse
The Harvard U.S. India Initiative’s “emBODYindia” campaign published its first post at midnight on Thursday, and fewer than twenty four hours later, is already attracting international attention.
Penn Students Create, Misspell Frat Jacket
Was their first choice domain name already taken? Did they think no one would notice? Were Caroline and Melissa at a frat party when they named their company? Does Penn teach spelling?
Harvard Has A Fight Song?
If you knew Harvard has a fight song, you’re a step ahead of most of the writers on the Flyby Blog. Do you know the lyrics, though?
Harvard Potheads: Then and Now
The field guide to marijuana culture at Harvard.
Hot-Crazy Scale: Q Guide Edition
It’s often difficult to make sense of the Q, Harvard’s rating system for workload and satisfaction of classes based on evaluations from former students. What does a 3.48 workload actually mean? Should I take a class with a 1.98 workload burden even if I won’t get satisfaction from taking it?
Oh, I’m (Fill in the Blank) This Summer
Over the summer, some students will have internships with leading innovators, like SpaceX or Facebook. Some will take on world-changing service projects. Others will work to save up for the busy school year. Others yet will… well… not be doing such amazing, life-changing things. Here’s Flyby’s guide to describing your not-so-thrilling summer plans.
Confessions of a Harvard “Beez-er”
"One of the best places to beez is the open air because the chilly windst will augment the effects of beez. Longtime beez-ers refer to this as the 'beez and freeze.'"
Mock Trial Wraps Up Successful but Heart-Wrenching Season
Just months after losing one of its members in a fatal car crash, the Harvard Mock Trial team finished third at American Mock Trial Association Nationals last week, bringing one of the team’s most successful seasons to a close.
Hemenway’s Short Stories: By the Fountain
As he drank water from the fountain he thought of the girl at the front desk. She was young and strong and wore a red “Hemenway Gymnasium” shirt. He smiled at her when she swiped his I.D. card, but they never spoke.
How To Guarantee 2018 Facebook Page Fame
Here’s some advice on how to get ahead of the curve and become a celebrity on campus without ever leaving your bedroom.
Reasons You Shouldn't Go To Harvard
7 reasons you should definitely stay away from this hellhole.
“IVY” Recap: Tangled and Tumultuous
This week, the student-produced television show “Ivy” released its first episode. A ruminative and extremely hip examination of the tangled and existentially tumultuous lives of five Harvard sophomores, the series is heavy on noteworthy tropes and funny little morsels. We've assigned points to both the revelatory and ridiculous moments in this week’s message from the existentially grappling youths of “Ivy.”
Billionaire Ken Griffin ’89 Breaks with DeSantis on ‘Don’t Say Gay’ Expansion Amid Criticism at GSAS
Jokes That Aren’t Funny: Racism and Harassment in Student Traditions
Michael Smith Returns To Administration As Interim SEAS Dean
‘Happy Place’ Review: An Ambitious Emily Henry Novel
The Hardest Courses at Harvard