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Tweeting with a snowman

The Verdict: Twit-vice

After receiving a slew of emails and Instagram direct messages requesting more social media advice, we’ve decided to put together a comprehensive guide to our favorite (Olivia) and second favorite (Lauren) social media platform: Twitter!

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On Campus

Ragers With Faust: Mass. Hall Secrets Revealed

We may be over halfway through the school year, but you’ve probably still not met one of those mythical Mass Hall unicorns yet. Proving they really do exist, a Mass Hall resident and one of Flyby’s very own Avni Nahar ’17 is here to dispel some myths and reveal some secrets about what life is like when you get to brush your teeth just feet away from the one and only Drew Gilpin Faust.

Student Publications

A Look at Mark Zuckerberg Through the Years

To take get a sense of Mark E. Zuckerberg's life here at Harvard, we compiled a list of Crimson articles that chronicled his ventures.

Harvard Law School

Roundup: Harvard Law School

With spring term classes just beginning, Harvard Law School's campus is beginning to swing back into its cycle.

Harvard Today
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Harvard Today: January 30, 2014

Study cards due tomorrow! Probably should start shopping classes.

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Fifteen Hottest

Nominate Fifteen Minutes's 15 Hottest Freshmen

Take a second to fill out this poll with your nominations of current Harvard first-year students who you think should be selected as the class of 2017's 15 Hottest Freshmen. We want the students who put the hot in hot breakfast in Annenberg.

Student Life

Where will Dean Pfister be Next Year?

Interim Dean of the College Donald H. Pfister really understood us.

Food and Drink

Mike's Pastry Coming to Harvard Square

With the beloved Shake Shack opening up next to Yogurtland and Insomnia Cookies around the corner, Harvard Square seemed to have already become the promise land for all things sweet.

Flyby Culture

An Open Letter to Nicholas D. Kristof ’81

As a current editor of The Crimson I am alarmed that you have dropped your middle initial from your byline. You recently wrote that your middle initial is an unnecessary relic from your days at The Crimson and is no longer necessary for your career as an established journalist at The New York Times. As a Crimson editor it is my duty to reach out to you and correct this egregious stylistic error.

Flyby Blog


Flyby hopes you’re all enjoying the holiday season, and taking a well-deserved break from the hectic lives you lead on campus. However you’re spending your time off, whatever you’re celebrating and however you’re celebrating it, we want to know! In the vein of our crowdsourced #flybythanksgiving, we want to see some pictures from your time away.


Ever Wish You Went to Harvard? Here’s Your Chance!

A recently published post on Craigslist advertised something just slightly on the unconventional side: a full-ride to Harvard University, with a bonus upon graduation.

Harvard in the World

Sorry, Class of 2018. Harvard Is No Longer America’s Most Elite Institution

Colbert put it best when he warned applicants to Harvard and Princeton that they may be aiming too low. "It turns out," he said, "there's now an even more elite institution on the scene."

Mourner in Memorial Church

From the Archives: The Crimson's Coverage of the Kennedy Assassination

On the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy '40, Flyby presents a special collection of news stories from the archives. Click on the headlines below to see more of The Crimson's coverage of the assassination and its aftermath, in Dallas and D.C., and at Harvard.

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President Barack Obama laughs with Robert Putnam as he awards him the the 2012 National Humanities Medal during a ceremony in the East Room of White House on Wednesday.



Housing day is upon us! In just seven short hours, freshmen will recieve their housing day assignments, marking the exciting ...