Hawking Their Wares

Harvard Yard kiosks blossom with flyers for courses and extracurriculars as classes begin.

The kiosk next to Widener Library

It’s shopping week at the College, and Harvard's version of the advertising circular turns up all over campus, posted on bulletin boards and the Yard kiosks—colorful, deadpan, outrageous, plain, and elaborate flyers promoting new courses, old courses, and extracurricular activities to eager freshmen and jaded upperclassmen alike. We offer a sampling.

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