We commend the UC’s attempt to obtain more concrete data through this study in order to gauge the size of the discrepancy between actual attendance and projections.
This reprehensible practice reflects a culture of male sexual entitlement, where certain norms and expectations lead some to believe that women’s bodies are for their consumption.
By giving judges more discretion over mandatory minimums, Massachusetts will be able to move towards both greater racial equality and more enlightened administration of justice
As a university with ties to many historical injustices, Harvard ought not to be pursue debts of symbolic merit.
I still wonder and worry about the students who didn't walk out and never will, the students who don't and won’t agree with those of us who support the strike, and—perhaps most of all—the students who walked out because they felt coerced in some way into doing so.
Until our artistic culture changes from one of erasure, suppression, and tokenism to a space where complex identities, racial politics, and cultural histories both problematic and uplifting can be explored and engaged freely, we will not keep our peace.
I hope that our production begins to address the show’s history and offers a focal point for discourse on problems of Asian American representation.
In some ways, one could say our concerns about a lack of community in a place that creates elites are not all that different from the concerns of those who have committed themselves to Making America Great Again.
Rather than live in a cognitively dissonant world where Trump agrees with some of their ideas and disagrees with others, millions of people are changing their political beliefs to match or oppose him.
We’re allowing ourselves to belong elsewhere, beyond our home countries, and not feel guilty about it.
You’d think that Harvard would try to understand Trumpism better—it’s chock-full of sympathetic, unobjectionable liberals who often agree with Trump on free trade and campaign finance.
Whatever the reason, in failing to recognize and engage with Uribe and Ordoñez’s illiberal agenda, Harvard is failing to fulfill its core educational mission.
If you care about making sure that every child receives a quality education, if you care about the 32,000 children on charter school waiting lists, if your care about social justice, and if you care about putting more money into our public schools, vote “Yes” on Question 2 on November 8th.
In some ways, Harvard has reminded me of that burdensome, overbearing youth that shaped my conception of racial identity, because what struck me most when I arrived was the same hollow lack of non-youth.
We hope that, by acknowledging risk factors, our campus will find clear-cut measures to combat them and promote academic integrity.
While these numbers do not fully reflect the complexity of the issues at stake, the question remains: What values will be conveyed to students and the community by Harvard’s response to this strike?
It’s time to bring back the spirit of 1634—the year that the Massachusetts Bay Colony set aside common lands for the town of Cambridge.