Don’t Cry Because It Happened, Smile Because It’s Almost Over

When you’ve poorly planned how to study but your GCal is full of short breaks to cry during. By HUNTER RICHARDS It’s that time of year again: Finals. Reading Period is passing by faster than your average freshman drops their long-distance high school sweetheart around Thanksgiving. Course evaluations are out and you’re feeling your petty levels rising higher than the amount of office hours you planned to go to only to inevitably go back home to nap instead. You’d love to drag your professor for being the slowest talker you’ve ever met for someone who’s going to put more material …

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Engiqueering: doodleSWUG 

  By Jessica Jin and Hunter Richards    1. Midterm exam. Open book. Never bought.     2. Home on the Mange    The only time  My phone  Is blowing up  Is after  My grill order  Is ready  Eggs again?  Eggs again.  3. I would rather set myself on fire  To keep warm  Than spend that much money  On a Canada Goose jacket.    They fly south for the winter  Within 4 friday nights  At the nearest final club,  No matter how hard  You beg the Class of 20XX Facebook page  That adventurous fowl  Is free once more.    4. If …

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Let Them In!

BY CHRISTINE WOLFE The College makes a class. Each year, on the last week of March, the world learns what makes a Harvard student. Though admissions is as much about making a class as it is an effort to find the best and brightest, to select 2,023 from 34,295 necessitates some attention to the individual. But what exactly does Harvard care about in choosing its students? William R. Fitzsimmons, dean of admissions and financial aid, smiling warmly, would cite the diverse and dedicated set of passions from every echelon of society (his exact words in the Gazette last week were: …

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