‘Feel Like a Freshman Again’: Students Gear Up for The Game With Harvard-Yale Spirit Week, Merch Decorating
As the 139th playing of The Game approaches, students across campus are preparing by planning transportation and housing, attending spirit week events, and organizing mixers with Yale students.
The 138th rendition of The Game on Saturday only lasted a few hours, leaving Crimson fans disappointed by a 19-14 loss. But for Harvard students, The Game was an all-day affair featuring tailgates and turkeys.
Some Harvard students have taken advantage of complementary tickets for this year's Harvard-Yale game to sell them at a premium, with many tickets going for more than $150 at market price.
In the week leading up to the much-anticipated return of The Game to Harvard Stadium, students have reported confusion and disappointment with College restrictions on tailgating.
After a spectacular final drive claimed the 137th rendition of The Game for Harvard in 2021, the Crimson is back on the field — this time at Harvard Stadium — to secure its 62nd victory over Yale. As students, alumni, and Yalies flock to Cambridge and turn their eyes across the Charles River, here's what you need to know as you cheer for Harvard on Saturday.