Editorials

Extending the Degree

After all, “Extension Studies” is neither an academic program nor an accurate description of what students actually study.

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Op-Eds

​The Cost of Obama's Cuban Rapprochement

President Obama chose to cement his place in history rather than to stand with those who risk their lives to fight for basic freedoms.

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Editorials

An Honor Fit for a General

As we applaud this change and continue working for more nuanced commemorations of American history, we must remain vigilant against inequity in our own time.

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Expanding the Title IX FAQs

While working with activists and student representatives is laudable, the issue cuts too deeply to stop there.

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Lowering Law School Tuition

The goal should be a payment structure that gives all students—particularly women and representatives of underrepresented minority groups—the financial freedom to choose the career path they want.

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Op-Eds

Calling for Consistency at CAMHS

When the University blatantly refuses to apply equal scrutiny to its mental and physical health services, it perpetuates the stigmatizing and harmful culture of disparate coverage of mental health.

Bitter Brown Boy

When I find my experience at Harvard altered by the simple fact that my skin is darker than the majority of my peers, I find it impossible to be anything but outspoken.

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Faust’s Fence

University President Drew G. Faust may be a historian by trade, but she maneuvers like a politician—one who avoids displeasing anyone by pleasing no one.

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Columns

The People

I’ve found my peers here to be generally smart and impressive. But, like me, their insights and accomplishments are not constantly breathtaking.

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Columns

Lemonade

But where many people get lost in trying to convey the complicated intersections of oppression within the black community without demonizing black men, Beyoncé treads gently, with love.

Editorials

Thank You, ROTC

As we understand better their sacrifices, we should be moved to gratitude, and from gratitude to action. Expanding the official recognition of ROTC at Harvard is a step forward on this path.

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Editorials

Paying Heed to Patriots’ Day

Harvard should join many of its peer institutions in the Boston area in declaring Patriots' day a university-wide holiday.

Columns

Spokespersons and Empathy

I always, in some way, knew I was a spokesperson or representative for my race and gender. But I didn’t know there was an ethic to it.

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Editorials

The Wrong Strategy

Columns

The Happiness Sale

Editorials

Moving Forward on Shuttles

Op-Eds

Behind The Mozz Sticks

Columns

Naked Bodies

Op-Eds

What If I Had Known?

The misconception that reaching out in a time of crisis is indicative of personal weakness is gravely dangerous.

Editorials

A Bolder Vision for Mass Transit

The MBTA should implement a recent proposal for late night bus service, but it needs a more comprehensive vision.

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Op-Eds

Recognizing Modern-Day Slavery at Harvard

However, right now too much is still unknown about human rights standards in the University’s broader procurement supply chains beyond licensed goods.

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Editorials

Why Harvard? Because Yale Sucks.

Do you use Facebook? As Al Gore (a Harvard graduate) once said of the Internet, we took the initiative in creating that.

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Columns

Don't Keep the Change

This is little consolation for the deprivation of liberty that these figures and the demographics they represent have suffered in America, and it is ultimately emblematic of a nontrivial, even arrogant endeavor to sanitize history on a large and visible scale.

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Editorials

The End of an Era

Op-Eds

On the Fallacy of Free Harvard/Fair Harvard

Letters

Letter to the Editor: It's Not Intramural Anymore

Columns

Books & Bullets

Editorials

Holding Student Groups Accountable