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Recent Events

Student Pfaculty Dinner, March 4, 2014

Pforum with Ben Urwand, Feb. 19, 2014

Student Pfaculty Dinner, Oct. 30, 2013

Apples and Honey Open House, Oct. 6, 2013

Masters' Goodbye Party, May 10, 2013

Senior Dinner, May 7, 2013

PfArt Show, April 28, 2013

Old HoCo/New HoCo, January 29, 2013

Nineties Dance, December 2012

Pforzheimer Middle School Talent Show, Dec. 2, 2012

2012-12-02 - PFMS-43

Winter Pfunderland, Nov. 29, 2012


Harvard/Yalegate, Nov. 17, 2012


Pumpkin Carving, Oct. 29, 2012

2012-10-29 - Pumpkin Carving-5

Apples and Honey Open House, Oct. 21, 2012

2012-10-21 - Apples & Honey Open House hi-res -5

90’s Dance, Oct. 2012


PForum with Steven Wolfram, Sept. 27, 2012

2012-09-27 - PForum Steve Wolfram-1

Pfoho Red Sox Trip, April 15, 2012


Housing Day, March 2012


Gingerbread House Making, December 2011


Pumpkin Carving, Fall 2011


Have you ever seen yoda on a pumpkin?

Pfoho Music Society Concerts, Fall 2011


We love our talented Pfoho musicians

Chili Cook-off, Fall 2011


The winners' chili was much loved at our Harvard-Yale tailgate!

90s Dance! Fall 2011


Back to the 90s. Take it back now ya’ll, 1 hop this time, right foot let’s stomp.

PfoHo Spring Formal, Spring 2011


Casablanca! A memorable, academy award winning, evening

The Roommate Game, Spring 2011


A Glimpse of Our Roommate Competitors

La Pfie en Rose: PfoHo Fashion Show, Spring 2011


Strutting their stuff on the catwalk

IM Crew: A Boat Prelims, Spring 2011


Both of our wonderful A boats made it to the finals!

IM Crew: B Boat Prelims, Spring 2011


PfoHo's amazing B boats take to the water!

PfoHo Sumo Night, Spring 2011


See PfoHosers battle it out in flattering sumo suits...

PfoHo Karaoke, Spring 2011


Karaoke - one of our favorite Stein Club activities!

Make it Rain! Spring 2011


Wet Wet Wet!

PfoHo IM's, Fall 2010


See the PfoHosers who have joined Rob Cross in leading us to pfglory this semester!

Quad-wide Formal, ICED 2010 (December 5th, 2010)


The Quad Formal, entitled ICED, at the Westin in Boston's Copley Square.

Gingerbread House Making Study Break (December 6th, 2010)


PfoHosers partake in Gingerbread House Making, Snowflake-cutting, and Dining Hall Decorating once a year!

Harvard-Yale 2010 (November 20th)


The PfoHo Tailgate at yet another Harvard victory

Chili Cookoff! (November 12th, 2010)


The Annual Chili Cookoff at the Master's House, before the H-Y Game!

PfoHo Night on the Ice (November 5th, 2010)


PfoHo House outing to the Harvard Men's Ice Hockey game! Supporting some of our athletes

Pumpkin Carving (October 27th, 2010)


The Pumpkin Carving Study break, when all the inner artists come out! Put on in the PfoHo Dhall.

Karaoke Stein Club (October 14th, 2010)


With hits from Tina Turner and Diana Ross. PfoHo does stein clubs right.

The 90s Dance! (October 2nd, 2010)


One of our two annual college-wide dances--nostalgia resides in PfoHo Dhall!

PfoHo Open (September 25th, 2010)


The preppiness that defines the house, one time a semester; golf, anyone?

Sophomore Outing River Cruise (Aug 30th, 2010)


The class of 2013 PfoHo Sophomores' official welcome to the house, on a gorgeous cruise of the Charles with all their classmates.

2010, Pennypacker Letter Delivery


The Letter delivery in Pennypacker--PfoHo spirit at its best.

Housing Day Videos

2014, Pfrozen

A Parody of Disney's "Frozen," Featuring Juliet Bailin

2013, Pfo Ho

Pfo! Ho!

2013, Harlem Shake vpf

Housing Day 2013

2013, So Harvard Made PfoHo

And saw that it was good.

2013, Polar Bears Yelling Like Goats Yelling Like People

Housing Day 2013

2012, Quad Me Maybe

I love you Pfoho.

2012, The Jackson pFive - PFO

Your new pfavorite song!

2012, Sh*t River People Say

Our first video for Housing Day 2012.

2011, Pforget You

Our second music video for Housing Day 2011. This one features the vocals of Sasha Rohret ('12), with Emily Hecht ('11) on backup and Konrad Binienda ('11) on Piano.

2011, Quad Can't Handle Me

One of two music videos prepared for Housing Day 2011. Featuring the Rhymes of Antonio Sweet ('13) and the vocals of Emily Hecht ('11) and Dan Masterson ('11).

2011, Pfabuloso

Living in Pfoho makes everything more... intriguing.

2011, The Most Influential Man in the World

Pfoho House Master Nicholas Christakis is the Most Influential Man in the World.

2011, All The Movies

They took some videos for 2011...
We took all the videos for 2012.

2011, Pfoho is too Damn Fly

Footage from Pfhousing Day Debate 2011.

2010, Hitler Gets his Housing Assignment

Meme on the famous Hitler finds out video, created by PfoHomies Rob Cross ('11), Ryan Schell ('11), Chelsea Link ('12), Alec Kunkel ('12), and Brandon Geller (House Elf).

2010, Housing Day

Footage from Housing Day 2010.

2010, Official Housing Day Video

Feat Lev Shaket (PfoHo, c/o 2010) and Emily Hecht (PfoHo, c/o 2011); Housing Day 2010 "PfoHo State of Mind" Video.

"Watching this video again makes me really proud of the joint effort Pfoho students made to
present our House spirit to the College. I had a fantastic time working with everyone involved.
Special props to Emily. To the current and incoming Pfohosers: I'm looking forward to seeing what
you have in store for us alums." --Lev Shaket
"It's impossible to even begin to express the full glory of Pfoho, but I had a great time trying!
All my love to everyone who made this happen, and props right back to Lev. Bring on next year,
we'll be ready..." --Emily Hecht

Pforum Series

The Chiara String Quartet (March 6th, 2013)

The Chiara String Quartet (March 6th, 2013)

Performing an All-French Program of Debussy and Ravel

James Fowler (February 20th, 2013)

James Fowler (February 20th, 2013)

Big Data and Big Experiments with Millions of People

Gregory Mosher (February 4th, 2013)

Gregory Mosher (February 4th, 2013)

A Conversation with the Tony Award-Winning Director

Albert Barabasi (November 27th, 2012)

Albert Barabasi (November 27th, 2012)

The Structure and Dynamics of Networks

Sgt. Shawn Prather (October 3rd, 2012)

Sgt. Shawn Prather (October 3rd, 2012)

The Long Walk: U.S. Army Bomb Squad at War and at Home

Stephen Wolfram (September 27th, 2012)

Stephen Wolfram (Sept 27th, 2012)

What to Do Next With Computation

Pfoho Seniors (April 24th, 2012)

Senior Thesis Pforum (April 24th, 2012)

The Senior Thesis Pforum

Mahzarin Banaji (April 4th, 2012)

Mahzarin Banaji (April 4th, 2012)

What is Talent?

Taroub Harb Faramand, MD, MPH (March 20th, 2012)

Taroub Harb Faramand,  MD, MPH (March 20th, 2012)

Health Sector Reform in Palestine: An Attainable Goal or a Myth?

Ferran Adria (December 2nd, 2011)

Ferran Adria (December 2nd, 2011)

World renowned Chef of El Bulli Restaurant, Catalonia, Spain

Diane Paulus (November 8th, 2011)

Diane Paulus (November 8th, 2011)

Theater in the 21st Century: From The Donkey Show to Porgy and Bess and beyond

James McCarthy (October 20th, 2011)

James McCarthy (October 20th, 2011)

Whales Matter in Surprising Ways

The Chiara String Quartet (September 29th, 2011)

The Chiara String Quartet (September 29th, 2011)

Pfoho Seniors (April 14th, 2011)

Pfoho Seniors (April 14th, 2011)

The Senior Thesis Pforum

Representative Barney Frank (March 24th, 2011)

Representative Barney Frank (March 24th, 2011)

Representative Barney Frank is the second openly gay member of Congress and the ranking member of the House Financial Services Committee. During his 30 year tenure in the U.S. Congress, Representative Frank has championed gay and transgender rights, anti-hate crime legislation, prisoners’ rights, and environmental conservation. As former Chairman of the House Financial Services Committee, Frank worked to reform the financial services industry and broker deals to mitigate the subprime mortgage crisis.

Erez Lieberman-Aiden (March 2nd, 2011)

Erez Lieberman-Aiden (March 2nd, 2011)

Packing a Lot of Information into a Very Small Space

Alison Simmons (February 3rd, 2011)

Alison Simmons (February 3rd, 2011)

Rehumanizing Descartes

Orlando Patterson (November 16th, 2010)

Orlando Patterson (November 16th, 2010)

Freedom and Disenchantment in America

Daniel Lieberman (October 21st, 2010)


The Fall and Rise of Human Running and its Relevance to Human Health

Doug Melton (September 21st, 2010)


Back and Forth: The Politics and Science of Stem Cells

Pfoho Seniors (April 22nd, 2010)


The Senior Thesis Pforum

Chiara String Quartet (April 8th, 2010)


Glenda Carpio (March 4th, 2010)


Laughing Fit to Kill: Black Humor in the Fictions of Slavery

Dan Pallotta (February 3rd, 2010)


Uncharitable: How the Way We Think About Charity Undermines the Causes We Love

Daniel Gilbert (November 6th, 2009)


Why the Brain Scares Itself

Sep Kamvar (October 22nd, 2009)


We Feel Fine: An Almanac of Human Emotion

Nicholas_Christakis (September 24th, 2009)


Connected: The Surprising Power of Our Social Networks and How They Shape Our Lives