Madlibs: Harvard Independent Edition

How to bond with your roommates in the cold. This cold winter weather means we’ve all been spending more time inside than usual, and that might mean that you’re getting a bit of cabin fever in your current living situation. At this point, you’ve lived with your current roommate for almost six months and it’s time to check in. Maybe its going great and you just want to rekindle the friendship fire, maybe you’ve just hit a few bumps in the road, or maybe you are undeniably incompatible and must resort to communication via paper and pen, but whatever the …






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Producing at Harvard

BY ELOISE LYNTON An interview with Georgia Stirtz. This past Sunday, many of you may have spent the majority of the day in bed, shielding yourself from the harsh winter weather by hibernating beneath your comforters. I, however, acting as the developed Harvard intellectual that I consider myself to be, decided to go to the Opera. If, at first, this seems unlikely, consider these facts: firstly, the opera in question was a rendition of Hansel and Gretel, only the best fairy tale known to man, secondly, it was rumored that there were free insomnia cookies at said event, and, finally, …






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Weather Woes

BY ELOISE LYNTON Is no weather good weather? Last Tuesday, Juno brought me my first ever snow day. Some people were worried about the blizzard wreaking havoc, but I had no such qualms. No class? No homework? No obligations to speak of? As far as I could tell, I had no choice but to stay inside with my friends, eat food, watch TV, and I couldn’t have been happier. This day was like a holiday, but better. Holidays are planned, and something always comes up that takes up your time. Something about the spontaneity of this snow day, the fact …






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Right On the Nose

BY ELOISE LYNTON Why plastic surgery is a blessing in disguise. Even after seeing her for a million times, as I sit down to begin our interview, I am struck by Maya’s eccentric beauty. She does not have a forgettable appearance. Upon first glance, you might notice her hi-lighted hair, the way it twists and dances around her angular face, as if it had a life of its own. You might observe her multiple piercings, the little glittering gems that shimmer along her ear. You may even take note of her unusual eyes, pools of yellow and green, which are …






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