Vegas Longlois

"One uniquely Harvard memory is staying up until three in the morning with my boyfriend talking about my sophomore tutorial paper. I was writing an ethnography (a firsthand account of a culture) about bingo in the Southie neighborhood of Boston and I was having a very difficult time piecing my thoughts together. I had been working on the paper for weeks. We just talked for hours until I understood how the history of gentrification and history of segregation in Southie impacted the player's interactions in the bingo hall. It was exhilarating to produce independent academic research and have a peer care so deeply about something I cared about."