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Emerson L. Giese

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When We’re Back in Boston: Metropolitan Vignettes

Here is a collection of vignettes that demonstrates what exactly makes The Crimson’s Arts Board feel the pulse of Boston in that special, intangible way.

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Mather House

Welcome to Mather House! The Concrete Jungle. Huge singles. Lots of windows. Great people. The stomping grounds of both Conan O’Brian and Cornel West. Or, as HoCo co-chair Anna G. Dean ’25 would say, “Crazy lit movie.” In addition to its quirky exterior, its culture, community and atmosphere makes Mather House a Mather Home.

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Flowchart: Days in the Trenches

When did the week start and when did it end? Is this even worth it? This flowchart might not fix most of those problems, but at least you will know what day it is.

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How To: Saltburn Your Way Into A Relationship

The dating pool (or should I say bathtub?) is shallow, and anything would be better than yet another lonely Valentine’s Day. A recent film gave a step-by-step set of instructions on how to make a relationship happen, and maybe more?

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‘Family Day’ at Harvard Art Museums: A New Kind of Inclusivity

Families worked together to build sculptures, and therefore found connection with art not only as a viewer, but as a creator as well.

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Alex Winston: Finding Authenticity

Winston’s journey in finding herself and creating authentic and honest music has not been easy, but it has allowed her to grow into who she is today.

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Five Types of Students at Harvard Football Games

This weekend, while you're trying to get over the fact that you're in New Haven, try to see if you can spot these five types of Harvard students in the game crowd...


‘FBoy Island’ Premiere Review: A Good Kind of Predictable

If you are looking for originality in anything other than concepts, you won’t find it here.

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Disney Princesses and Body Image: Is This What Little Girls Should Be Looking Up To?

With a 100 year legacy, the princesses of the past are always going to be watched and idolized by little girls. So how does Disney move forward?

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A Guide to The New York Times Games

The New York Times games can all be fun brain-teasers or ways to relax. They are all an enjoyable experience, and highly recommended.

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‘A Year and a Day’ By Phillip Lopate: A Brutally Honest Portrayal of Life

While a year of blog posts might not seem like an impressive feat, the profound and impactful series written and published by Phillip Lopate reinvents the genre of nonfiction and the perception of a blog.