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In terms of recent music activity, Maggie Rogers has been “on + off” — but for good reason.

Rogers revealed via Twitter that she is currently a graduate student at Harvard University. Per her Sept. 15 Tweet, the Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter is studying “the spirituality of public gatherings and the ethics of power in pop culture.” Plus, she adds: “yes, music is coming.” Per school’s public-facing directory, Rogers is enrolled at the Divinity School.

In 2020, Rogers released her project, Notes from the Archive: Recordings 2011-2016 — which included her performance of “Anybody” from the 2011 Berklee Songwriting Contest. (She won.) But since, the singer — who was propelled to viral fame after her song “Alaska” left Pharrell Williams speechless in 2016 — has remained musically mum for the majority of this year.

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On TikTok, Rogers gave her 138.4K followers an inside look into her new student life, documenting fit checks and her day-in-the-life routine on campus. Rogers is set to play the Ohana Festival in Dana Point, Calif., this weekend and took TikTok followers on her morning run — noting it’s “helpful with breath control on stage” — before settling in for class, a COVID test, homework, and rehearsing vocals in her car.

“you forgot to mention it’s at harvard go off queen !!!” a user commented.

Rogers, channelling Elle Woods’s iconic “Legally Blonde” one-liner, replied: “What, like it’s hard?”




Riana Buchman can be reached at riana.buchman@globe.com.