Editorials

A Question of Marginal Utility

We urge the Ec10 staff to make an effort to lower their costs​—indeed remembering the very lessons taught in their course.

Op-Eds

Make Veritas Great Again

It suggests a commitment to self-interest over public interest, fake news over real news, and blind allegiance to power over the courage to follow one’s conscience.

Editorials

One and Done

Harvard should seek to be a bastion of redemptive justice, rather than overstep its boundaries as an academic institution by making paternalistic decisions.

Pleasing the Crowd

The Kennedy School has helped demonstrate that public opinion and optics outweigh a commitment to open intellectual inquiry and diverse, critical academic discourse.

A Favorable Reaction

The flexibility of the new grading scheme will therefore empower students to concentrate on their comprehension of the material—the crux of education at a liberal arts college such as Harvard.

Op-Eds

We Are Educators, Not Prosecutors

Universities should set an example to follow. Instead of bowing to pressure, they should have the courage to take principled stances, especially when it is politically impractical to do so.

The Rejection of Michelle Jones is Harvard’s Loss

By turning away Jones, what message is Harvard sending to my students about the possibilities for their own futures?

When Ideology Eclipses Truth

Instead of standing up for their decision and following through with the principles they acted upon by appointing Manning, the Kennedy School has caved to ideological pressure.

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Letters

Letter to the Editor: Misrepresented in Michelle Jones's Admission Case

Jones’s case became front-page news only because the Marshall Project, which encourages leaks, received some, and then distorted facts in the service of its advocacy goal.

Columns

The Myth of American Diversity

The promise of American diversity is contingent on assimilation to whiteness. It’s contingent on people of color contorting their identity and beliefs to fit this narrative. Those who push back are pushed out.

Columns

Check Your Allyship

Allies are cowards if they aren’t willing to risk just a sliver of what undocumented activists risk everyday to defend their humanity.

Columns

Too Queer?

I am queer, so there’s no such thing as me seeming “too queer.” In the same way, I am black, so there’s no such thing as me seeming “too black.”

Columns

​Many People Have Said This

To non-Trump supporters, his volatility was always frightening. His voters, by contrast, felt relieved to hear from a candidate who was so frank and forward.

Editorials

If Betsy DeVos Won’t Do It, Harvard Must

Columns

​Why Harvard Fails at Transformation

Editorials

Looking Back on the Faust Years

Op-Eds

Legislation Does Not Equal Liberation

Editorials

The Time to Act is Now

Columns

The Privilege of Protest

Protest's frequent role as an integral facet of our American society points to a population that cares deeply about progress and the correction of perceived injustices.

Letters

Letter to the Editor: Set the Record Straight on Chelsea Manning

We call upon the Harvard Kennedy School to reinstate Chelsea Manning’s designation as a fellow at the Institute of Politics.

Editorials

A Baby Step

Harvard must ensure that all of its graduate students have access to affordable, comprehensive childcare. While the subsidization of care through Care.com will not fully solve this aspect of this problem, it’s a baby step in the right direction.

Op-Eds

The Great Divide

At home, I am an over-idealistic liberal, out-of-touch with reality. Here, I am a staunch conservative who has a lot to learn about life.

Columns

Learning to Grieve

War is not beautiful. War is the screams of helpless men. War is the sobbing of orphaned children. War is the silence of a city wiped from existence.

Columns

Not a Real Fan

Op-Eds

Forgotten El Salvador, Again

Op-Eds

Welcome to the Harvard Black Community

Editorials

The Right to Be Right

Columns

When Harvard Jumps the Shark