Editorials

CS50, Be Reasonable

Academic dishonesty is an issue that is always paramount in an institution of higher learning, and we hope CS50 and the Honor Council can work together to better define the limits of the reasonable for students.

Op-Eds

The Long Tradition of Ethnic Studies at Harvard

Ethnic Studies is not new at Harvard. If this latest effort is an incubation, let’s recognize that this is yet another iteration or stage rather than a beginning. In fact, Harvard has been incubating Ethnic Studies for the past 38 years.

Editorials

The Case For a Multicultural Center

We urge Harvard administrators to acknowledge the need for a multicultural center and to take the initiative in creating such a space for students.

Towards A More Just Immigration Policy

We call on the government to reaffirm the centrality of immigration to our nation and not to neglect its responsibility of providing human rights to all under its protection.

A Glimpse Into Reading Period

Reading Period captures many of the tensions, ironies, and contradictions of undergraduates’ experience at Harvard College.

Op-Eds

The Bikini Body

There were countless days where I would felt like this self-praise was a lie and that I was shielding myself from the truth of my ugly body. Yet for every one of those days of doubts, I would have a day of love for every inch of my brown skin―stretch marks and cellulite included.

In Pursuit of Happiness and In Loving Memory

When I get upset about something as insignificant as my midterms, I try to think of my grandfather’s example, but I don’t always succeed. The never-ending drive for success synonymous with four years at Harvard is consuming.

Lessons From a Free Clinic

In the absence of a supportive physician, it is not uncommon for the patient to start blaming themselves and believe that their lifestyle choices have denied them the ability to claim their right to fair, compassionate treatment and respect.

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Columns

​Navigating Járvar University

I am tired of being overcome with emotion when, yet again, the administration refuses to acknowledge that my experiences are different because I come from an intersectionally marginalized background, and that no, we are not all homogenous privileged Harvard students.

Columns

“Where All is Plain, There is Nothing to be Argued”

In clumsily deploying history, the Trump White House has insulted the memory of the past and failed to understand the moral urgency of the present.

Columns

Watching Gook

It kept depicting our community as fearful, as broken, as unsympathetic, when it couldn’t have been that simple, because some of the guys circling the roof were, like me, American-born teenagers, and therefore, more fluent in the country’s racial politic.

Letters

Letter to the Editor: Setting the Record Straight

Prior to the election, the University and the HGSU-UAW reached an election agreement that defined which students would be part of a bargaining unit and therefore eligible to vote.

Columns

The Wisest Fools

The moment we let politics become everything is the moment we fail to see people for who they are. We forget that every voter—and, indeed, every politician—is a complex human being with a real life, a real family, and a real story.

Columns

Springtime’s For Us

Op-Eds

Is It Worth It?

Columns

Love is an Open Door?

Editorials

Modernizing Harvard ID Cards

Op-Eds

The O’Reilly Factor

Op-Eds

The Real Fear of Deportation

Fear was present before I even knew what deportation meant—before I knew what it meant to not have papers.

Op-Eds

A Report From the Frontlines of the Free Speech Wars

To my mind, full-throated political engagement belongs on op-ed pages and in the hard work of citizenship. That said, faculty members should not be “watchlisted” if they make other judgments than mine about how to deploy academic freedom.

Editorials

In Support of a Fair Unionization Election

In ensuring that the wishes of Harvard’s students are carried out, the University must acknowledge the flaws in the original election and remedy them by holding a new, more transparent, one.

Columns

Closely Reading Clothes

Why does it matter what we wear? I’m no longer satisfied by the answer I used to give—that our clothes help us present our unique identity to the rest of the world. I think it’s a cliché. Sometimes, we misunderstand. Sometimes, we’re misunderstood.

Editorials

Subpar Subpoenas

We oppose the action of SFFA to involve high schools, as their demands bring unnecessary trouble to students who do not wish to be involved in this case.

Op-Eds

Where Apathy Meets Activism

Editorials

The Advantages of a More Representative Faculty

Columns

​Living in a Machista World

Editorials

Further Action is Needed on Ethnic Studies

Op-Eds

Harvard’s Not-So-Quiet Embarrassment