Springing into Action

BY CHRISTINE WOLFE The Indy preview’s Harvard’s Spring Sports Springtime at Harvard means many things: the sun giving false-hopes of above 50 degree weather, a seemingly accelerated midterm schedule, and most importantly, the return of spring sports like baseball, tennis, and lacrosse. We hope seeing the successes of our teams will be enough inspiration to trek across the river and experience the outdoors–Harvard Athletics style. Baseball Harvard faced BC in the first round of the Boston Beanpot 2014 yesterday, coming off of hard conference losses against Penn and Columbia last weekend. Their next conference meet is against Brown, who as …






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A Spring Guide to Iced Coffee

BY RITCHEY HOWE Where to find the most refreshing blend. Ah, Spring…a time when I will not be perpetually cold, when I can finally send my black puffy jacket to the dry cleaners after living in it for five months, when I no longer have an excuse for wearing Uggs. It’s a time to rekindle my friendship with my shoes other than boots. Another hallmark of Spring? Iced coffee. While most people associate spring with flowers and pastels, I think of iced coffee. Now that the temperature is above freezing, I can treat myself with iced coffee without being covered …






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Rite of Spring

Kill the groundhog. Spring in Boston: when going outside is worse than it was in December. Those vernal winds, meant to bless the earth with life, greenery, and twitterpation, instead rip off the top two layers of skin of those foolish enough to bear their faces to the open air. Mating season is in the interest of warmth rather than romance, and the sky’s almost never been grayer. Perhaps we are in need of some ritual sacrifice to usher in true spring — maybe some Canadian kid who doesn’t notice the difference between life and utter, desolate waste. There are …






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