In-person Visitas is back, bringing many lucky prefrosh to campus! Several pre-frosh will brave dorm life and stay with current undergrads, who will graciously host them for the weekend. Here’s Flyby Blog’s do’s and don’ts list for prefrosh and their hosts to avoid any and all drama.
We know you’re all asking yourselves the same questions: where exactly do freshmen live? How do they get assigned dorms? Which dorms are the best? And, what is ~The Yard~? Prefrosh, we’ve got you covered. Welcome to Flyby’s first-year housing guide, where we’ll spill the deets about the housing process and dorm life during your freshman year!
Remember the good old days when you couldn’t wait to shop for back-to-school notebooks and binders in middle school? Have those choices become embedded in your psyche as well? We know some of these might be hot takes, but check out this article to see if your color choices align with ours.
What’s not to love about Adams House? From the old academia, Hogwarts-esque golden-gilded rooms to the incredible proximity to your classes in the Yard, it’s prime for romanticizing your time at Harvard (plus, it’s being renovated)! Perfect for dog and cat lovers (scroll down for a sneak peak of the resident pets, you won’t be disappointed), Adams is known for its tight-knit community and support system.
After two weeks (but what felt like a month) of grab ‘n’ go dining, we walked back into the dhalls, hearts full and stomachs empty. We were met with a glorious sight: the New Salad Bar — and yes, it does merit capitalization, it’s that life changing. Red pickled onions, flaked parmesan, fresh olives and peppers, what more could one wish for?
It’s hard to take real brain breaks at Harvard without worrying about your pset due tomorrow or an upcoming essay deadline. Instead of aimlessly scrolling on TikTok, block out time on your Gcal for a few of these ~good-for-the-soul~ brain breaks that’ll leave you feeling refreshed
Need to get out of that situationship ASAP? Flyby’s got you covered (hint: telling him you’ve secured a summer internship at Goldman is a great way to start).
The Harvard Law Review elected second-year law student Priscila E. Coronado as its president late last month, making her the first Latina to hold the role in the journal’s 136-year history.
There are so many niche study spots on campus. If the golden wizarding trio and their fellow Hogwarts-dwellers attended Harvard, where would they go to do their charms or potions homework?
With the frigid temperatures making Shopping Week the first week of classes even less fun, classic fixtures of the Yard have gone into hibernation, including our favorite colorful chairs. While the chairs add a nice touch of modernity and a pop of color to Harvard’s campus, here’s what else Harvard could have spent the $14,000+ on.
A Harvard Law School clinic filed a federal lawsuit against United States immigration authorities last month over the government’s refusal to provide records about the use of solitary confinement in immigrant detention centers.
Growing up, Theodora M. “Theo” Skeadas ’12 never thought she would run for public office.
Former U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Dan Glickman talked about the evolution of American agricultural and food policy, the importance of resilience, and the importance of humor among public servants in a virtual conversation Wednesday.
The Harvard Art Museums welcomed back students and Cambridge art lovers in early September, nearly 18 months after shutting their doors in response to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Jokes That Aren’t Funny: Racism and Harassment in Student Traditions
Harvard to Stop Offering PCR Covid-19 Tests by Sept. 16; Masking to Remain Optional in Fall
Former Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven to Join Harvard’s Institute of Politics as Fall 2022 Resident Fellow
Who Can Be ‘Racist’?