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Nejla Y. Yatkin
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Painting With Motion

Slow, heavy piano notes fill the studio room in the Harvard Dance Center as the dancers unravel their bodies to the beat of the music. Among the bodies is Nejla Y. Yatkin. She moves with the rest of her students, twisting and turning as the music envelops them all.

Phil Kaye in Porter Square
Conversations

How to Hold a Room in Silence

Slam poet Phil T. Kaye talks with FM about the power of performance and what it means to be creative.

Cat
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Cat's-eye View

For Coleman, Catiline’s life was his own. He was no subservient, docile pet — it makes sense that the headstrong Catiline would author his own memoir. After all, as Coleman puts it: “Who can ever make a cat do something it doesn’t want to do?”

The Ivy
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Harvard Meets 'Gossip Girl'

Take, for example, her depiction of Fifteen Minutes as a den of blackmail and sexual intrigue, consumed with publishing articles about whether freshman hemlines are “statistically… shorter than those of the female upperclassmen.”

Colonial Print Master
Conversations

From Fortune 500 to the Freedom Trail

“But about the time I hit about 27, 28 years old, I had the idea that I wanted to do more.” Unsure of what “more” consisted of, he began with the question, “Who am I?”

Edison and Newman Room
Libraries

The Yellow Sub-Basement in Houghton Library

6 Houghton librarians + a little bit of musical training = the best Beatles cover band of all time.

Jill Abramson
Conversations

Jill Abramson Thinks The Anger of Women Will Save Us

"I wanted the truth. I thought that her story sounded very credible, her vivid description of what happens, how terrified she was… just the level of detail and the fact that she was so reluctant to be identified and come forward."

Kavanaugh Letters
Conversations

Meet the Sociologist Studying the Brett Kavanaughs of the World

"These are formative years, and these students are learning how to interact with others and are developing incredibly powerful understandings of themselves and the world around them that they carry with them for their entire lives."

Sartorial Scholarship
Ivy League

Retaking the Ivy League

Page after page of white men wearing rugby shirts, Bermuda shorts, and boat shoes strolling around brick buildings and grassy quads...

Sartorial Scholarship
Conversations

Sartorial Scholarship

The revamped "Re/Take Ivy" and original "Take Ivy" books are on FM's fashion reading list.

Austin And An Apple
Conversations

THIS FM REPORTER WALKED TO THE YARD TO HEAR ABOUT SINGING IN A BIG COLD RIVER

Maybe you were one of the 1.2 million people who, in the last month, watched the “Mamma Mia” cover on YouTube entitled “THIS MAN FLEW TO JAPAN TO SING ABBA IN A BIG COLD RIVER” and wondered, “What inspired such an elaborate video?”

Austin And An Apple
Fifteen Questions

Austin And An Apple

Austin B. Weber '19 snacks on an apple in Harvard Yard.

Anh Tran
Conversations

The Not-Nun in Mather House

“I was so adamant. I needed to become a nun. The monastic life was captivating to me.”

21 Colorful Crimson
On Campus

15 Minutes with 21 Colorful Crimson

On a campus where most things are triangulated within four dimensions of irony, 21CC’s earnestness combines with genuine musicality to create what serious music critics call a “bop.”

Anh Tran
Conversations

Anh Tran

Mather House tutor Anh Tran speaks with FM about her years as a monastic nun.

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