The Veritas Project: The Story Behind Dean Pfister’s Fungi
In the first instalment of The Veritas Project, Bessie X. Zhang '17 finds out why Pfister loves his fungi.
Let's Be Real: The Veritas Project
This blog is a combined inspiration from Humans of New York (HONY), and Harvard’s First-Year Outdoor Program (FOP).
Roving Reporter: Which is the Best House?
The results are unanimous—freshmen, are you ready?
You’ve thought so much about where you hope to end up and how to get there. The time between now and the day you receive your results may feel like a never-ending wait. However, regardless of what the decisions are, some Harvard freshmen shared some thoughts on what to keep in mind:
The Final Stretch
To high school seniors applying to college: You are so, so close. Every time you stayed up until an absurd hour perfecting a project, all the focus you’ve devoted to each activity you are a part of, every bit of energy you have put into the past four years of high school--all these sacrifices are about to pay off.
New Year, New Clover!
If you're a big Clover fan, then you have something to look forward to when you get back to campus!
Secret Santa: A How-To
With the holidays right around the corner, many of your clubs and friends are probably planning gift swaps (Secret Santa, Secret Snowman, White Elephant, whatever your variant of choice is!). Here are some tips for making sure things go as smoothly as possible:
Roving Reporter: What's the Capital of Canada?
Do Harvard students know the capital of our friendly neighbor to the north?
Roving Reporter: Canada
Overheard: CS50 Office Hours
lyby decided to do some eavesdropping to document the mayhem that went on before p-sets were due the next day at noon.
Weekend Red Sox Victory Parade Draws Crowd
Members of “Red Sox Nation” lined the streets of Boston to catch a glimpse of this year’s World Series champions as they rode on the city’s iconic duck boats for Saturday’s victory parade.
Flyby Ranks the Rankings
We’re at a place that’s famously obsessed with rankings - especially ones that put the big H on top. Recently, the Atlantic did a comprehensive ranking of the college rankings that included a whole two rankings(!). Flyby wanted to embrace this idea and do an actual ranking of rankings.
Where to Trick or Treat in the Square
Fact: no one is ever too old to trick-or-treat. If the five-year-old inside of you wants to go knocking on doors and asking for candy this Halloween, don’t try to fight it. The Harvard Square Business Association just released a list of places in the Square handing out treats this Thursday night.
Who will win the World Series?
There is a palpable buzz in Boston this week surrounding the World Series, which will feature the hometown Boston Red Sox versus the St. Louis Cardinals. Here on campus, it’s not hard to guess who we’ll be cheering for. But statistically speaking, which team has the higher chance of winning? FM decided to talk to Carl N. Morris, statistics professor and sports analysis guru.
Jokes That Aren’t Funny: Racism and Harassment in Student Traditions
Outgoing Harvard SEAS Dean Talks School’s Future, Says He’ll ‘Watch With Envy’ From Post at Brown
Longtime Harvard Women’s Ice Hockey Coach Faces Allegations of Abusive Behavior
Kenneth Roth to Join Princeton Faculty This Fall While Remaining HKS Fellow
Mizzou Administrator Set to Become Harvard Graduate School of Arts and Sciences Dean of Students