Eve S. Jones
Summer is coming, and soon you will be left on your own without a professor to tell you what books are worth reading. But the literary grind never stops! Select the heading that most describes your emotional needs after this semester from hell and find the perfect reading experience for you, selected by me, an English concentrator who has an inflated sense of taste.
Visitas: Your first chance to make a good impression with the people who you’ll be seeing in the dining halls, doing group projects with, and living with for the next four years. If you play your cards right, you could meet the people who will become your best friends for the next four years, or at least the people you go to all the Visitas events with over the course of the weekend! We know the pandemic has killed everyone’s social skills, so we’re here to help you with what to do and what NOT to do.
Lowell House: a newly renovated, semi-Pagan utopia with two beautiful courtyards and a bell that residents swear doesn’t actually wake you up. Want to search for the hidden laundry room under the opera hall, listen to one of your friends give a speech during dinner, and pet five dogs all in one day? If the answer is yes, Lowell might just be your new Harvard home.
We know you can feel the existential crisis bubbling in the depths of your soul. But we can at least tell you what kind of crisis it will be if you tell us your plans for the week.
Since we know you’re busy reconfiguring your schedule so you’ll be in the same section as Hot Lecture Kid, we’ve put together a quick crash course tour of Boston with *modules* you can pick and choose from. By the end of this, plus a six-month winter, you’ll be able to call yourself a true Bostonian.