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Crimson staff writer

Ellen S. Deng

Ellen S. Deng is the Blog Chair of the 149th Guard. She can be reached at ellen.deng@thecrimson.com.

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Football

How to Slay Harvard-Yale When It's Not at Your Beloved Yale Bowl

Let’s be real. You’ve been planning your outfit since the last Harvard-Yale. You’ve been prepping your Liquid IV. You’ve had the route planned. It’s pretty easy to slay the biggest game day of the year when you’re vibing at your beloved Yale Bowl — but what about when you’re wandering around Cambridge, lost and drunk out of your mind, and someone tells you to “Roll Tasty Basty”? Yeah, that’s what I thought. We’re here to help.

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Football

So What Was a Harvard-Yale At Harvard Actually Like?

Harvard-Yale is happening this weekend. At Harvard. It’ll be a solid two days full of Jefe’s, muddy shoes, getting lost in Cambridge, touchdowns (hopefully), and “yuck fales”. Or so we think. Because the last time we had an actual Harvard Yale at Harvard was 2016. Between the stadium being under construction and a little global pandemic, it’s been a while since we’ve had a true Harvard-Yale experience on our home turf.

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Flyby Blog

13.1 Things I Wish I Knew Before Running the Boston Half Marathon

In September 2022, I made the monumental decision to transcend my lowly status as a NARP by signing up for the Boston Half Marathon. Tired of people scootering around me, I decided I would in fact become the scooter itself — the scooter-ee would surpass the scooter.

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Flyby Blog

half marathon feature cover

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esd half marathon!

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Food and Drink

The Only Guide You Need for Harvard Happy Hour

You didn’t ask, but we happily delivered. Flyby proudly presents the ultimate Harvard Happy Hour menu for all things ~shaken, not stirred~ on these hallowed grounds. Warning: some things you can actually drink, some things you definitely cannot. Happy mixing!

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Flyby Blog

harvard cocktails

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Flyby Blog

2 Fall 2 Furey-ous: Flyby Tries Fall Trader Joe’s Snacks Part 2

Flyby is BACK with another fall haul, full of fun and fresh items to try this pumpkin-spice season. We know you’re wondering which items you should definitely try (most of them!!) and which items you should just never, ever, buy (sadly there are a few), so read below for our honest takes on this year’s newest fall snacks. We know. You don’t have to say it — you’re welcome.

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Flyby Blog

tj fall part 2

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Flyby Blog

Is Your Club at Harvard an MLM?

Cutco. Herbalife. Avon. Check out the flowchart to see if your club will join the roster of the most famous multi-level marketing (MLM) schemes (a.k.a legal pyramid schemes for all you naive humanities concentrators) – maybe you’ll end up selling knives or passing out Insomnia Cookies outside the Science Center too. Only time will tell.

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Flyby Blog

berg premed

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Flyby Blog

berg passio go

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Flyby Blog

led lights berg

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Flyby Blog

flyby 2022 fall horoscope graphic

Visitas 2022 Vocab Words
Features

26 Vocab Words For the Class of 2026

With the return to campus, we’ve seen the return to our favorite Harvard lingo that we know and love (and hate). From “Berg” to “paff” to “basty” to “HUA,” not even Harvard students can keep up with the new vernacular, let alone the class of 2026. If you’re a pre-frosh or even just a Havard student who’s a little lost, look no further — we’re proud to present to you Flyby’s annual Harvard lingo breakdown: Class of 2026 edition.

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