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Sruthi L. Muluk

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Harvard Square

36 Hours in Cambridge: Student Edition

Much like some of Harvard Square’s shopping outlets, the article’s author forgets that his audience includes (broke) college students. But have no fear: Flyby always remembers. So here are ways to modify Gildsdorf’s suggestions so you don’t have to sell your soul to your accountant.

Harvard Medical School
Harvard Medical School

Harvard Medical School Passes 70 Percent of Capital Campaign Goal

As of March 1, Harvard Medical School had raised $531 million, achieving just over 70 percent of its goal of $750M. This marks an additional $64M in contributions since October, and includes donations from 8,900 people, according to a release from HMS.

Crowd Surfing
Flyby Blog

Do's and Don’ts of Formal Season

It’s mid-April, and do you know what that means? Yes, you will soon have to walk into your final exams, woefully unprepared for the horror that awaits you. And yes, you will wonder whether it’s too late to refine your competitive eating skills so you can make that your profession because Applied Math probably isn’t going to work out after all...

Berry Brain Break
Flyby Blog

Flyby Investigates BerryGate; Which Berry Are You?

Dying to know which berry you are most "botanically" similar to? Look no further


Harvard Affiliates Protest at Tufts for ‘Pharma Fools Day’

Students from the College and Harvard Medical School joined medical students from Tufts University and members of activist groups to stage a die-in Friday in front of the Tufts Center for the Study of Drug Development, claiming a recent study from a professor there is biased.

HMS New Curriculum Graphic
Harvard Medical School

At Medical School, New Curriculum Met With Praise

Last year, the Medical School uprooted its old method, debuting the new “Pathways” program. Students and professors alike said the demands outside the classroom have increased, and the education at the Medical School better prepares students for future medical careers.

Spring has sprung, and the sun is here to play
Flyby Blog

A Guide To Making the Most of Your Extra Hour of Daylight

It's not pitch black at 5 p.m. anymore, so let's party

flyby housing day feature photo
Flyby Blog

Flyby’s Ranking of the 2016 Housing Day Videos

Now that Housing Day videos have been released, and the best day of the entire semester is upon us, Flyby writers Sruthi and Brandon have set to the difficult task of ranking all of them (instead of, you know, studying for midterms).

Renewing Winthrop


<p> Winthrop’s about to be the sleek new kid on the block, everyone. Following Dunster’s renovation last year, Winthrop is the next house to undergo renewal, and that means some good news for Winthrop residents—they will be placed in swing housing next year (score), followed by a reacquaintance (or a sweet introduction for incoming freshmen) with a new and improved Throp in 2017. Between the anticipation of the renovated house and Winthrop’s existing tight knit community, it's starting to sound like Throp might be the housing lottery jackpot this year, no? </p>

Dunster House is going to look absolutely beautiful this Wednesday in the sunshine
Flyby Blog

Here Comes the Sun

Flyby's tips for an oppressive Wednesday

Harvard Medical School

Medical School Professor Appointed Wellesley President

The Wellesley College Board of Trustees unanimously approved the appointment of Harvard Medical School professor Paula A. Johnson ’80 as the first African-American president of Wellesley College.

Hidden Sweets on Valentine's Day

I’m Not Gonna Write You A Love Song...I’m Gonna Give You a Playlist

Valentine’s Day is finally upon us and depending on your outlook, that’s either amazing or the worst thing that has happened since you found out Malan and Harvard are fighting over CS50. No matter what vibe you foresee this Valentine’s Day, the right choice of music will make all the difference in a successful evening of Valentine’s, Galentine’s, or solitude. Whether you’re looking forward to a hot night out with bae or an even hotter night in with Netflix, we’ve got just the playlist for you.

Flyby Blog

Chipotle Begs Forgiveness and Bribes People with Free Food

After the E. Coli and Salmonella outbreaks, Chipotle has realized it needs to pull its act together. All of its stores will be closed for lunch on Monday for a company-wide meeting about food safety. But fear not, the burrito chain will reopen at 3 p.m., and they’ll be offering free burritos this week.

Med School Petition
Harvard Medical School

Med Students Deliver Petition to Mass Hall

The group of students planned to deliver the petition to University President Drew G Faust, whose office is located in Mass. Hall, but she was not there to accept the petition, according to Nelson Malone, one of the petition’s main organizers.

This is a very good selfie. That's an impressive skill right there.
Flyby Blog

Fashion Guide: Strange, Unpredictable Weather Edition

As college students, we see a wide range of fashion styles on campus. Although it’s only February, here in Cambridge we are experiencing spring-like weather almost every day. That’s enough to cause chaos in anyone’s closet. If you too are struck by the impossible dilemma of figuring out how to dress yourself every morning, we’ve compiled some tips.