Posts tagged "harvard"

Harvard’s Marching Band Spells Out “PENIS” On The Field At Halftime

Penis. Penis. Penis. PEN-IS. It’s never not funny. …

Megan Reynolds | November 17, 2015 - 2:00 pm

25 Percent Of Harvard Seniors Never Had Sex During College, And Other Interesting Factoids

The Harvard Crimson published results from its annual survey of Harvard’s graduating class, with some pretty interesting data points, like:

24% of Harvard seniors reported that they never had…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | May 28, 2015 - 11:05 am

The US Presbyterian Church Now Recognizes Gay Marriage

Woohoo, another victory for gay rights!

Rebecca Vipond Brink | March 18, 2015 - 6:00 pm

A List Of Suggested Workshops For “Sex Week” At Harvard (And Other Colleges)

This week, Harvard University is hosting their third annual, controversial “Sex Week,” a “week of programming that is interdisciplinary, thought-provoking, scholastic, innovative and applicable to student experiences in order to…

Katie Oldenburg | November 5, 2014 - 1:00 pm

Harvard’s Government School Orientation Will Now Have A “Check Your Privilege” Session

Last week, the dean of Harvard University’s prestigious Kennedy School of Government agreed to include “power and privilege training” for every new student at orientation.

As notes,…

Claire Hannum | May 15, 2014 - 1:00 pm

This Student Got Into All 8 Ivy League Schools

Kwasi Enin, a 17-year-old from Long Island, has a whole lot of options for his college career. This time of year usually brings handwringing for high school students as decision letters…

Claire Hannum | April 2, 2014 - 11:00 am

Harvard Student Pens Open Letter About The School’s Non-Reaction To Her 2013 Sexual Assault

A Harvard student penned a heartbreaking open letter in the Harvard Crimson newspaper addressed to university administrators about the sexual assault she suffered nine months ago by one of…

Jessica Wakeman | March 31, 2014 - 6:00 pm

Mother Seeks “Sugar Baby” To Take Her Son’s V-Card Before Heading to Harvard

Seeking a soulmate for your child doesn’t just happen in the movies, y’all! Like the scene in “Because I Said So,” where the mother posts an ad online secretly seeking…

Daley Quinn | July 19, 2013 - 1:20 pm

52 Years Late, Phyllis Richman Tells Harvard Admissions How She Had A Career And A Family

In June 1961, after applying to Harvard’s graduate program in city planning, Phyllis Richman received a letter from Harvard asking her exactly how she planned on having a career and…

Mary Odell | June 10, 2013 - 9:20 am

Harvard Students Protest Tyga’s Concert Over Sexist Lyrics

Rapper Tyga is booked for the Yardfest concert this month on Harvard’s campus — but not if over 1,000 students, who have signed a petition requesting him not to…

Jessica Wakeman | April 3, 2013 - 6:30 pm

Yes, Master! Harvard Students Now Have A BDSM Sex Club

They have the best and the brightest in the country and now they have a bondage, dominance and sadomasochism club, too.

Harvard University students are in the early…

Jessica Wakeman | December 7, 2012 - 10:40 am

Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg Gives Harvard Business School 2012 Commencement Address

There’s many commencement addresses delivered each year by celebrities, but too few of them are delivered by crazy-successful businesswomen who have us hanging on their every word. Facebook’s COO Sheryl…

Jessica Wakeman | June 2, 2012 - 3:00 pm

Dawn Loggins Overcomes Homelessness To Attend Harvard

Dawn Loggins spent the summer before her senior year of high school at the prestigious North Carolina Governors School, but when the summer was over, nobody from her family came…

Julie Gerstein | May 7, 2012 - 2:50 pm

Amy Poehler Strongly Encourages Hand Holding

“No one is here today because they did it on their own…You’re all here today because someone gave you strength. Helped you. Held you in the palm of their hand.

Ami Angelowicz | May 27, 2011 - 10:40 am

Amy Poehler And 14 Other Commencement Speakers We Wish We’d Had

Graduation speeches are tough. You have to avoid the usual cliches about how students are floating on the sea of life or opening the doors to their future, and that…

Kate Torgovnick/ | April 6, 2011 - 6:00 pm

The “Tiger Mother”‘s Daughter Accepted Into Harvard: Was Mom’s Strict Parenting Worth It?

Earlier this winter, Yale Law Professor Amy Chua published Battle Hymn Of The Tiger Mother, a memoir about her strict parenting style rooted in her Chinese upbringing. A “Chinese mother”…

Jessica Wakeman | April 5, 2011 - 3:00 pm

The Frenemies Behind Harvard Race Email Scandal

Last week, the interwebs frothed over an email written by a Harvard Law student who is a member of their famed Law Review. The author of said email wrote that…

Kate Torgovnick/ | May 4, 2010 - 11:30 am

Who Is Potential Supreme Court Nominee Elena Kagan, Anyway?

Ding dong, Justice John Paul Stevens is retiring! Surely you remember when President Obama nominated Justice Sonia Sotomayor to the Supreme Court last summer? Well, gird your loins, kiddies, because…

Jessica Wakeman | April 12, 2010 - 4:40 pm

Harvard Launches Fancy-Pants Fashion Line

Camille from “NYC Prep” may not get accepted next year into her dream school, Harvard, but if she doesn’t mind donning menswear — and something tells me she probably doesn’t…

Wendy Atterberry | August 7, 2009 - 12:10 pm

Harvard Endows LGBT Professorship Role

The Ivy League is making waves toward greater acceptance this week. First, Katie Couric was the first woman to give a commencement speech at Princeton. Now, Harvard University has become…

Annika Harris | June 4, 2009 - 5:15 pm