We wish the graduating seniors all the best for the next phase of their lives.
An analysis of the data shows that advocates for change must be realistic and pragmatic
We firmly believe that Harvard students should never have to compromise their academic goals to pursue their extracurricular ones—or their extracurricular goals for their academic ones, for that matter.
The honor of serving on Harvard’s Board should not default to being the crowning jewel of a tireless, well-crafted ascent to position, power, influence or wealth.
Finally, make sure to stretch out your hands. You are graduating into a world of tremendous injustice and yawning inequality.
I’d ask that you find and build vulnerable communities—communities built across borders that defy stereotypes.
Harvard could demonstrate its desire for working with students to decrease sexual assault by changing its policy on recognized student groups, thus providing single-gender social organizations with the option to officially work with Harvard.
The lack of diversity in the department, combined with this assertion, seems to imply that pure math is a talent possessed only by those lucky enough to be white and male.
By some turn of organizational American English, the word “role” has become a euphemism for “job title.”
As you think about your long ago arrival and imminent departure, I want you to remember that a high quality education and the opportunity to attend Harvard is not within the reach of most children in the United States.
There just is no on-line substitute for hugging an old friend, for watching her age gracefully, for talking late into the night with someone who knew your secrets and dreams before kids and mortgages and obligations.
We are reminded that when Condoleezza Rice and Darla Moore were admitted to Augusta National Golf Club, the decision to do so was far from unanimous, but it was the right thing to do.
I'm not advocating retreat or isolationism. Travel. Help others. Engage on the largest issues if you can. But think of yourself as part of something that is unimaginably bigger than you are.
The Crimson has always maintained its editorial and organizational independence.
As the Bible says, or at least should have said, “No one likes a know-it-all.”
What matters is to believe, to know, that a single act, a small gesture, can make a difference—and will make a difference—often in ways that you never could have imagined.