Crimson staff writer

Agnes K. Sibilski

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Food and Drink

Cannolis For Charity

Most people haven't ran a marathon or raised a significant amount of money while training. Neither are easy tasks, but Dawn A.T. Brimmer '12 wants to prove that she can do both.


Freshman Wins 'Wipeout'

ABC's "Wipeout" features contestants constantly getting knocked down by objects coming out of nowhere and having to jump on to huge rotating wheels. Sounds like the source for a few easy laughs, but what about actually competing on the show?

Student Groups

The Happiness Project

Imagine a campus where students are never stressed, where students make time for fun in their schedules, a campus known for being happy… Harvard? Definitely not.


A Stitch in Time Brings Us a New Pastime

Looking to learn how to knit? Or maybe looking for a great place to donate some new or old projects? ...



House Life

A Tour Through the Suite Where FDR Lived

We took a tour through the suite where Franklin D. Roosevelt, class of 1904, lived.



Student Groups

Get Crafty With a New Club on Campus

Did you used to get together after school with friends to do arts and crafts? Do pipe cleaners, popsicle sticks, glue, and glitter bring back warm and fuzzy memories? If you miss those days (or never had the chance to experience them), we have good news for you.

Harvard Square

Oona's: New Owner, New Look, Same Vintage Products

Over the summer, Oona’s Experienced Clothing—the Mass. Ave. shop that has provided outfits for themed parties and Halloween alike for 38 years—was redecorated, rearranged, and retagged, according to the shop’s new owner 24-year-old Eleanor “Ellie” Mueller.

Harvard Square


Food and Drink

Elena Kagan Gets Her Own Bartley's Burger

There’s a new burger in town! And it’s named after a pretty interesting Harvard Law School graduate…and no, it's not Barack Obama (they already have one dedicated to him). But you're getting warmer... If you haven’t noticed yet, there’s a new sign outside of Mr. Bartley’s Gourmet Burgers that reads: "The Elena Kagan: Experience??? 'Don’t ask, don’t tell': A burger smothered with a liberal amount of salsa and grilled pineapple served with onion rings. $9.99.” A burger inspired by Obama's Supreme Court nominee? Of course we had to try it.


Cabot Completes Scrabble Contest

Lately competitions to show off your hidden talents have been numerous, ranging from Top Chef showdowns and Assassins shootouts, to… Scrabble tournaments? Cabot House recently hosted its first Scrabble Tournament this semester. Beginning in April, the event ended last night and even featured some surprisingly good competitors

School of Public Health

HSPH Professor’s Death Probed

Federal inspectors are investigating whether the death of Professor Stephen W. Lagakos last October in a car crash was caused by sudden-acceleration problems attributed to defective Toyota cars.

Sports Briefs

Harvard Table Tennis Goes to Nationals

You’ve probably heard much about the accomplishments of Crimson athletes this year—from capturing Ivy League titles to making national headlines—but ...


Recent Grad's Thesis Wows Michael Lewis

For most people, the idea of writing a senior thesis is so daunting that they don’t even bother; for others, it’s a chance to show their community what all of their hard work and research has come down to. But for Anna K. Barnett-Hart ’09, who is currently a financial analyst at Morgan Stanley, her senior thesis resulted not only with honors in economics at graduation but also with an acknowledgment in author Michael Lewis’s latest book, “The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine.”