Editorials

A Wise Investment

While the compensation of those managers is high in absolute terms, relative to the immense potential of the endowment and the world of finance, it is far from exorbitant.

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Don't Sweat the Plan

Be passionate about what you do, and if your first try doesn’t work, do not be afraid to reinvent yourself and be passionate about the second or third try.

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Congratulations, Class of 2015!

If the legacy of the Class of 2015 is a culture of service informed by Harvard’s wisdom, the graduates will have done well indeed.

Support for Senior Gift

Senior Gift is a way—part symbolic, part impressively tangible—to quite literally pay it forward.

Unfinished Process

The new policies Faust announced were progress, but far from perfect.

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Truth, Beauty, and Bullshit

All this is to say that when you hear Polonius’s advice—and at a college commencement, I don’t see how you couldn’t—don’t think about yourself.

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If You Want to Make a Difference, There's No Place Like Home

Harvard is a place that rewards ambition and exploration. From our first days on campus, we’re encouraged to act boldly, think globally, and travel far. Those are worthwhile traits, and we should hold onto them. And for some of us the boldest and bravest way to have an impact is to go where we are needed most: home

The Ones We Leave Behind

We forget the ones we left behind, and we push others further behind still.

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Class of 2015, By the Numbers

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Wedding Bells 2015

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Among Harvard’s Faculty, ‘Women Are Still Pioneers’

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Supporting Affirmative Action as Asian Americans

For all the charges of racism that one could level at Harvard, an oversimplified call to eliminate the use of race in admissions should not be one of them.

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Go Get Help

You might be managing to muddle through, with the same determination that got you into Harvard in the first place, but it’s alright to admit that you don’t have it all together. Most people don’t.

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Failing in Plain Sight

I was a failure until I was 40, and you will be too if you aren’t careful.

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​The Unsafe Marketplace

There must be no safe spaces in the classroom or auditorium that protect members of the university community from dangerous, disturbing or even emotionally unsettling ideas.

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What You Might Remember

I suspect that, for many of you, what will endure long after the speeches have been forgotten (if you even paid attention to them in the first place), will be memories of those moments in college when, for whatever reason, you became a slightly better version of yourself.

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Love Harvard by Critiquing It

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A Losing Legacy

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Faust's Bargain

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Make Books Accessible

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Reform the Program in General Education

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The Liberal Diversity Dilemma

Somehow we have got so caught up in the pursuit of diversity that we have drifted away from the core of what it was all about, the core of liberalism: the individual.

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Now, Register To Vote

If you don’t register to vote, you are signaling that the concerns of young people should not be prioritized—after all, you’re not voting.

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Victory Isn’t Anything

This commencement season, let us put aside both success and failure, and deal with a more difficult topic: Defeat. Loss. Getting your ass kicked.

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​The Future Could Be Now

Holbrooke’s life shows us what an educated, energetic, idealistic, smart and courageous young person can accomplish by applying talent, time, and effort to the really tough problems of today.

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Serious Adult Advice From a Real Adult

One of the creeping signs of adulthood (other than that your year of birth slides gradually farther and farther out of reach on online forms) is the increasingly persistent worry that you missed orientation.

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Dunster's BGLTQ Environment

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Self-Conscious Final Clubs

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Legalize Same-Sex Marriage

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Bigger Than Freddie Gray

Columns

Yes, I Said Yes, I Will, Yes