Unfortunately, this initiative’s many problems make us strongly question the large sum of money that Boston Police Department will invest in it.
Harvard as an institution has the privilege and the duty to educate its students and the public about the world, including its less savory aspects.
In the aftermath of the election, students at Hampshire, Harvard, and beyond have felt that the country has become a more hostile environment for them to live in simply due to their identities.
The scientific community must stand prepared—prepared to oppose more politicized intrusions; prepared to stand tall in the face of scientific illiteracy; prepared to defend itself from the pro-Smith, pro-applied, pro-bureaucracy movement within the GOP’s leadership.
Despite all that has changed in the past decades, the final clubs have not fundamentally changed, even though they have attempted to be more racially and culturally inclusive.
Let us begin a dialogue with those who seek to suppress and deport us. I ask that we take on the difficult task of embracing those who wish to upend the lives we’ve built in this country.
In a world swimming with falsehood—likely soon to include official propaganda—we can still hope that the facts will, in the end, prevail. We just have to tell the right story.
Harvard is at once my sanctuary and enabler. It is where I am most myself, intellectually, and physically. It is here that I feel free.
If future financiers and consultants genuinely want to solve social problems, they do not need to join the Peace Corps, nor do they need to run and hide behind their self-congratulatory justifications of corporate careers.
An identity is little more than what one does, the accumulation of decisions and experiences one makes.
Given the wording of the motion, a “no” vote would be, in effect, a vote in favor of discrimination. Voting “no,” with its absolutely false suggestion that the Harvard Faculty embraces discrimination, would do real harm to the Faculty and Harvard more generally.
Social media provides an inexpensive and effective medium for applicants to convey rich and authentic information while enabling colleges to make more informed decisions about their character, values and commitment. Just ask your own Dean of Admissions.
Many hoped that Clinton would become America’s first woman president. Now that she is not, it is important that we remember why, so that other qualified women in the future are not unintentionally shut out of the highest office in the land.
What this means for students at Harvard College is a growing abundance of opportunities to do good and do business at the same time.
Whether they may be in a prayer room in a mosque or synagogue or within yourself, the goal within any belief system —and really, the goal in life—is to find, and do, whatever makes you happy.
Ultimately, while implementation of the Q guide question would improve the current situation regarding courses’ financial accessibility at the College, it is by no means a perfect solution.