Monthly Archives: January 2016

Reflections on the Rumpus: The Wild Things within All of Us

By Suzanna Bobadilla ‘13 As Max sailed away on his appropriately named boat back to a home, a mother, and a slice of delicious chocolate cake, the audience at the Harvard Alumni Association’s screening of Where the Wild Things Are … Continue reading

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Studying Abroad and the Harvard Problem

By Qichen Zhang Along with a liberated and riotous freshman year, the abrupt wake-up call to the academic demands of college, and learning how to deal with being sexiled by a roommate, studying abroad is often considered to be a … Continue reading

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LGBT Life at Harvard

Through the Eyes of QSA Co-Chair Marco Chan ’11 By Henry Woodward-Fisher Harvard is not a place that puts issues of sexuality and queer identity to one side. From the dramatic abbreviation of the “BGLTSA” to the “Harvard College QSA”, … Continue reading

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(Man)Love is in the Air

By John Paul Jones Call me a hopeless romantic, but I am a fan of the bromance. Shakespeare’s Veronese Valentine and Proteus, in their loving pursuits of Silvia and Julia, are one of my favorite examples of a bromance. They’re … Continue reading

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Mike Einziger: The Incubus Guitarist & Harvard Student

By Alisha Ramos Mike Einziger leisurely strolls into our meeting ten minutes late. Before his arrival, I constantly glance at my phone to check the time. I nervously go over my e-mails to make sure I’m not in the wrong … Continue reading

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Joel Derfner: The Gayest Person Ever

By Henry Woodward-Fisher Joel Derfner ‘95 is not your conventional Harvard graduate. After fleeing the South as soon as he possibly could, he received a B.A. in Linguistics from Harvard. A year after he graduated, his thesis on the Abkhaz … Continue reading

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Saturday Night at Harvard

**The Upfront Disclaimer: Did you take Literature and Sexuality this past fall? Remember the creative thought paper assignment in which you could create your very own piece of fiction in the writing style of Chad Kultgen (never heard of him? Look … Continue reading

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The Beginning of the End: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part One

It’s here: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part One. Tickets to the show’s midnight premiere and opening days have been sold out across Boston for weeks now and theatres are stockpiled with crates of popcorn and boxes of Raisinettes … Continue reading

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Day in the Life of a Tourist

We’ve all seen them. They come in droves from all ends of the globe speaking everything from English to French to Italian to Chinese. Neither rain, nor sleet, nor snow can stop them; weekdays and weekends, they carry on. With … Continue reading

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Day in the Life of a Dorm Crew Worker

In the quest employment here at Harvard, Dorm Crew probably rests at the bottom of any job-hunter’s list. Dorm Crew workers are either elusive like ghosts, the only record of their presence a yellow slip of paper on a mirror, … Continue reading

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