How to: Visit Harvard Without Visiting Harvard
So you got accepted into Harvard but can’t make it to Visitas? You’ve got nothing to worry about! There are tons of amazing resources out there that will help you get a better idea of what life at Harvard looks like. Coming from someone whose first time on campus was quite literally her move-in day, here are a few things I found useful.
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What’s Keeping Me Going?
To everyone going through tough times… me too. The weather is groggy, the GCal is full, and midterm season is approaching. In an attempt to stop wallowing in self-pity, Flyby writer Annette Kim ’25 recollects the small things that are getting her through life.
Dating Apps? Nah, Datamatch
Are you looking for a new friend or something more *wink wink*? Well have no fear, Datamatch is here!
Flyby Tries: Being Thankful
Let’s face it, it’s hard to find gratitude when you’re swamped with p-sets and papers while the ever-present cold? flu? unknown-disease-that-leaves-a-monster-cough makes its annual circulation across campus. However, with Thanksgiving right around the corner, I thought it would be an appropriate time to take a step back and try being thankful for the little things in life.
From The Archives — Flyby Tries: Sleepover in Cabot Library
Raymond and Annette are two students who are taking multiple p-set classes. As a result, they spend most of their time grueling over their homework at Cabot Library. In fact, they probably spend more time at Cabot than they do in their own dorms. One day, they had a groundbreaking idea to hold a Sleepover in Cabot™ because… why not? They were young, naive, and excited to make memories in their dorm away from dorm.
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Flyby Appreciates: Small Things That Made Us Happy This Semester
It has been a long, long 13 weeks, and though it’s bittersweet, we are so glad this spring semester is coming to an end. To close off our semester on a wholesome note, we are recollecting the small acts of kindness, words of encouragement, and other sentiments that helped us get through the spring.
What We Wished We Had Done During Visitas
After two long years, Visitas is finally back in person! So get hyped and more importantly be prepared for a weekend of fun, exploration, and learning. Here at Flyby, we know that things can be a little stressful, but rest assured because two eager writers (who sadly never got to experience in-person Visitas) are sharing what they wish they did to maximize the experience.
Harvard is not only one of the most renowned schools in the world, but it also is home to many amazing people, places, and things. Whether you’re taking a nice stroll across the Yard or relaxing outside the Science Center, you are sure to run into our many campus celebrities. Make sure to read up so when an opportunity to meet some of our favorite and famous parts of Harvard strikes, you will be able to recognize it!
Bridgerton Season Two: Characters As Harvard Students
As of Friday, March 25, 2022, the second social season of “Bridgerton” has begun. With love webs, scandals, and new and old faces alike, there inevitably comes drama, procrastination on p-sets, and efforts to ignore Canvas notifications. This season, our most notable additions (and South Asian queens) are Kate and Edwina Sharma, the latter being the Queen’s appointed diamond. Read on to hear about what kind of Harvard student the “Bridgerton” characters would be. Tread lightly, however, as there may be spoilers ahead.
Jokes That Aren’t Funny: Racism and Harassment in Student Traditions
To the Class of 2023: On Self-Censorship
‘First Draft of History’: Kristen Welker ’98 Charts Path from Crimson Reporting to White House
Who Can Be ‘Racist’?
Adams House Installed — Then Removed — an $8,900 Covid-19 Air Disinfection System