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The Scoop

From Cambridge: Ramadan Kareem!

The iftar dinner I attended this past week was just as the chaplain described it: crowded, chaotic, and above all, cozy.

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Matine Khalighi is on the Move

Freshman Matine Khalighi is one of only three undergraduate fitness instructors and teaches seven to nine classes per week.

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Flyby Blog

Love it or Hate it: Final Papers vs. Final Exams

One of the best things about essays is that there’s (usually) so much more creative freedom. We Live in A Society and this is one of the few times where you can choose to follow your dreams (!!) and write about what you want since there’s rarely only one correct answer.

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Sleepless in Istanbul

It’s March 12, ten hours after a packed red-eye flight. Wearing wet rain boots soaked in the cold snow, three other Harvard students and I carried our suitcases up the hilly, snowy streets of Bebek. A spring break escape from the Boston snow turned into a deeper dive into even more snow in Istanbul.

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The Scoop

Histories Told Through Holi

While Holi is associated around the world with joyous celebration and beginnings, there is a lesser-known history surrounding its origins. This history has informed protests and calls for more socially conscious discussions to accompany the holiday’s festivities.

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The Russian Bell Ringers Society Rings Out Support for Ukraine

When Russia launched a military invasion of Ukraine on Thursday, Feb. 24, Georgiy A. Kent ’22 watched in anger and dismay as his family’s home region came under attack.

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Around Town

"Brew Good, Do Good"

Located in Kirkland House’s N entryway (also known as the Annex), the Kirkland Brew Club has met weekly since the spring of 2009, when it was born from a competition between Kirkland and Winthrop to see which house could brew a better batch of beer before commencement.

Vietnamese Food

At Lê's Restaurant, a Taste of Belonging

Without looking at the menu, I order my usual gỏi cuốn (spring rolls), bún thịt nướng chả giò (grilled meat vermicelli), cá kho tộ (caramelized catfish in a clay pot), and canh chua (sweet and sour soup). Yes, even though I usually come to Lê’s by myself, I always order a feast.