Cambridge has finally hit us with the notorious cool temperatures. (Why did it lowkey catch me off guard?) As I shuffled through all my packed coats from storage, I couldn’t help but wonder what everyone else was going to be wearing now that the temp has hit below 50. So, being the very observant person I am, I took note on a chilly day and created personalities for you based on your jacket!
When you arrive at Harvard, you might be unaware of the distinct phrases students say that have a different meaning than their literal definitions. It is a learned language that one has to assimilate to; however, once you get the hang of it, you never forget it. Webster—I mean—Flyby has your definitions ready!
Every year as part of the blocking process, eager frosh submit their most ~creative~ takes on a blocking group name (or... not.). Join us as we round up some of our favorites from this year!
Welcome to Pforzheimer House, where a love of polar bears and "Pf" puns are absolutely mandatory. Get nice and cozy in this lovable Quad House!
With Zoom as our new classroom, class norms can look a little different. Thus, some turn-offs are pandemic-specific, others are everlasting — haunting us both in-person and online. The important part is to figure out what you can handle before the add/drop period ends!
For freshmen living on campus last semester (or, honestly, anywhere else), it seems that finding a quarantine boo moved way up on the priority list. So how did we get here? Our very own freshman writer breaks down the new Covid dating culture, and how somehow plenty of freshman found love in a global pandemic.
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