Editorials

Social Alternatives

If the administration truly wants to reimagine social life on campus, it will have to recognize that its negative pressure on unrecognized groups alone cannot remake Harvard’s social scene. Students must have real alternatives to their current options.

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Op-Eds

Calling CAMHS to Ask Courageous Questions

And yet, despite this sign of progress, the emailed survey has yet to ask CAMHS end users—students—for feedback promptly and courageously.

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Editorials

Congratulations, Class of 2016!

We wish the graduating seniors all the best for the next phase of their lives.

Better Understanding Harvard’s Finances

An analysis of the data shows that advocates for change must be realistic and pragmatic

True Academic Integration

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.

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Stretch

Finally, make sure to stretch out your hands. You are graduating into a world of tremendous injustice and yawning inequality.

Sexual Assault IS Our Fault

As founders of the Our Harvard Can Do Better campaign, we write to clarify how rape culture operates and how it complicates the responsibility of community members.

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Rewriting the Tales of a Harvard Board

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.

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Columns

Lost in Kyoto

Standing in a busy Kyoto subway corridor quite far from my "current location" and "home," I was the most lost I've ever been.

Summer Postcards

​Memo

My friends were booking their international flights and prepping for funding interviews. Fellow freshmen were getting ready to walk the halls of Twitter, Microsoft, and Google. Everyone around me was doing something, and I was going home.

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Columns

​Between Two Worlds

The problem is as much about not knowing the difference between semiformal and black tie as it is about not having enough money to attend the events that require these attires.

Columns

Rape

It’s on us to respect women, to treat them as autonomous human beings rather than objects or extensions of men, and to listen to the voices of rape survivors. It’s on us to do better.

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Summer Postcards

Don’t Stop Believeland

Believeland is, at once, a nickname, an imperative verb, and a prayer: That someday, despite every crushing disappointment, we’d get that championship, a hope more Messianic than practical.

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Letters

Letter to the Editor: Athletics and Inclusion

Letters

Letter to the Editor: Subtract Math Stereotypes, Add Diversity

Letters

The Case for Collaboration

Op-Eds

Are You Arriving or Departing?

Op-Eds

Cherished Friendships and the Ritual of Reunion

Summer Postcards

Remembering Summer

I was going to write about human misconceptions for this postcard, the self-congratulating and delusional nature of our views about so many things. I was going to write about the inevitable physical and psychological decay of Home. I couldn’t bring myself to send those drafts.

Summer Postcards

From Manila, With Love

Remember the tender moments, and create more with everyone you encounter. For every hateful act, there will be a thousand good ones as long as we continue sending love.​

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Summer Postcards

“Now I Am an Axolotl”

The axolotl forces me to press my nose to the tenuous glass of human consciousness.

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Summer Postcards

Man on the Walk

I found it uncomfortable to reflect on how much time it would take this sand in the making to become actual sand.

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Summer Postcards

Books, Beer, and Conquest

The story I wrote a couple of months ago set in the Salvadoran San Miguel takes on a new meaning. I’d tried tackling colonialism in 4,521 words then, but the blue label on the glass bottle I hold in my hand reveals just how momentous conquest is.

Commencement

Introducing Community

Op-Eds

What Will Your Role Be?

Commencement

It Keeps Changing

Letters

Note from the President Regarding Harvard Sanctions

Op-Eds

Three Rules for Happiness