It should not be so revolutionary for a woman to earn a tenured faculty position in mathematics at the University.
The upcoming vote is of paramount importance to the lives of students who teach and research at Harvard now and for the foreseeable future.
The creation of the DSO is a critical step in the ongoing process of integrating freshmen into upperclassmen life.
There is a lack of empathy and understanding at HUHS. It has everything to do with racism. It has everything to do with the police incident that occurred on Friday night.
The extension of the conversation beyond overt sexual harassment and assault is vital: Gender discrimination is often less visible but far more pervasive.
We enter the Kennedy School asking what we can do to create positive change. We expect our education here to help. A piece of advice from a soon-to-be graduate: It won’t.
There is nothing inherently elitist about being liberal. And surely the word “elite” loses meaning when it is applied to half the country.
They threw him on the ground. They held him down as one officer punched him repeatedly. He cried out for help. They responded with even more force.
Giving students greater accessibility to formally exploring education, especially as an intersection to their respective concentrations, is a wonderful decision.
The playbook for Cambridge’s response to Friday’s events will be predictable because Cambridge police have used excessive force on people of color before.
Stop dreaming of counterfactual timelines. Stop coveting a better past. Stop searching for your failings in the achievements of others.
The union’s campaigning has focused solely on the best-case scenario. But I implore students to think critically about what comes next.
Contributing to the field of education is one of the most fundamental ways to effect change.
While we think this is a step in the right direction, we believe Harvard is lagging behind in its pursuit of helping under-resourced students adjust to college life.
It’s a shame that our expectations for a Harvard education have become so vague and so easily fulfillable. The original 1945 program drafters had impossibly grand aims, but their articulation of the purpose of a college education should at least echo today.
Our Harvard is better when all members, including our international students, work with the stability of a contract and the security of a community that can organize in times of need.