A Symposium Not to Forget

BY KALYN SAULSBERRY Alzheimer’s from multiple perspectives. Every Sunday morning, Virginia Marshall, a junior in Dunster concentrating in English, hops into a PBHA van and makes the thirty-minute trip to Hebrew SeniorLife Rehabilitation Center in Roslindale. HSL provides retirement communities for seniors throughout Massachusetts, and Marshall spends an hour there each week visiting Molly, a resident who enjoys playing chess and has Alzheimer’s disease. Marshall does this each week as a volunteer with the Alzheimer’s Buddies at Harvard College. There are forty-six volunteers, also known as “Buddies,” in this group, each assigned one person living with Alzheimer’s disease to visit …






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Pieces of Advice

BY KALYN SAULSBERRY Words to live by from the class of 2017. The class of 2017 has been settling into their new home in the Yard and Union for a good three weeks now. The more than 1,600 members of the freshman class have officially survived the First Chance Dance, shopping week, and the Activities Fair, in which beaming and enthusiastic upperclassmen representatives from all extracurricular activities (including the Indy!) bombarded them with free candy and swag to entice them to join the wide array of clubs on campus. The first few weeks at Harvard (and even the weeks following) …






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