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Peyton A. Jones

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Flyby Imagines an Ideal Student Government

Abolish the UC this, referendum that. Whenever I have the misfortune of opening my inbox, there’s usually some confusing message about everyone’s favorite student government waiting for me. As someone with only the vaguest understanding of what a student government should do, I feel that I’m qualified to recommend a few suitable replacements. Hopefully at least one of these alternatives can give club sports teams some money.

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We Fell In Love with the Datamatch Supreme Cupids And We’re Still Not Over It

To get the scoop on all things Datamatch, we sat down with Supreme Cupids Melissa W. Kwan ’22 and Katherine Y. Zhu ’23, two true professionals on romance, humor, and ~top secret algorithms~. Whether you’re a seasoned veteran or still waiting to lose your Datamatch virginity, we’ve got your guide on returning fav features, new surprises, and why this kooky survey continues to be our personal favorite tradition<3

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Flyby Manifests: Actual Commencements

As we’ve come back to campus in person and braved the joys and pains of in-person classes again, truly the only thing keeping us going is that proverbial light at the end of the thesis-grind tunnel. That light is a real, not Zoom commencement full of hugs, tears, and Instagrammable grad pics. And for our dear friends from the Class of 2020 and Class of 2021 who disappeared into the void, I miss you! Consider this my desperate plea for you too.

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Shitty Date Ideas for Your Shitty Harvard Love Life

It’s a truth universally acknowledged that a Harvard student in possession of a single hour of free time must be in want of a confusing situationship. If you’re such a student looking for some ways to add a little spice to the garbage pit of your love life, seek no further — our curated list of activities is sure to make whatever the hell you have going on worse (somehow).

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Flyby Blog

This Was Supposed to be an Article About B.o.B.

sometimes even we just need to let our feelings out, okay?

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Flyby Blog

What They Won’t Tell You During Your Virtual Tour

You might have taken plenty of virtual tours by now, but it’s no secret that college tours don’t tell you the whole story. Curious about what the fabled Harvard Yard is actually like? Consider this your in-depth, behind-the-scenes tour of the Yard, courtesy of the lovely writers of Flyby Blog.

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Flyby Appreciates//Peyton

Flyby Appreciates: Warm Tea with Mom

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An Interview with The Supreme Cupids of Datamatch Made Me Believe In Love

Valentine's Day can bring on some mixed feelings, but if there's one thing we can all agree on, it's that Datamatch (and free food) is a must-do. We caught up with Harvard's Supreme Cupids and learned all about the hottest new features for everyone's favorite matchmaking service this year. So... if you haven't signed up for Datamatch yet, what are you doing??

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Flyby Blog

Dear Freshmen: Virtual Traditions

Kind of like how nobody remembers hearing “Mr. Brightside” for the first time, Harvard students seem to just somehow know the three unofficial graduation requirements. Unfortunately, all three are kind of (read: definitely) not compatible with current on-campus restrictions/remote learning life. Read on for ways to check off the time-honored bucket list in a coronavirus world.

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Student Life

Things About In-Person Harvard That We Don’t Miss at All

In attempt to practice gratitude (apparently it’s “good for you” and a “healthy coping mechanism”), here’s a list of #stressful things about the normal college experience that we don’t miss one bit.

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Student Life

Your BoardPlus Horoscope Will Predict How Your Semester Will Go

Forget enneagrams and zodiacs: the real window to your soul lies in your BoardPlus preference.

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Pets of Harvard: Beam

Meet Beam, Adams House's favorite German Shepherd!

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Flyby Blog

The Definitive Pros and Cons Breakdown of Harvard-Yale Housing Options

Assuming you actually find a way to New Haven (buses, Razor Scooters, Heelys, etc), it’s time to find a place to crash. Flyby is here to help!

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Flyby Blog

So You Can't Pick a Concentration — Now What?

#SophomoreSzn is upon us, and here at Harvard, that can only mean one thing: a mild existential crisis about picking a concentration.

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