Editorials

A Wise Investment

While the compensation of those managers is high in absolute terms, relative to the immense potential of the endowment and the world of finance, it is far from exorbitant.

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Defending That Big Charitable Donation

By criticizing Paulson’s gift, one neglects both the practical and intrinsic value of his contribution.

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Editorials

Make Books Accessible

Our current system effectively provides a tiered system where academic flexibility is only available to those with the means to pursue it.

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Reform the Program in General Education

But today, the College’s Program in General Education—the modern successor of the original distribution requirements—fails to match the vision set forth by Lowell.

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Faust's Bargain

For all its changes, the role of the president remains a position requiring a vision and novel ideas about improving the University.

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Truth, Beauty, and Bullshit

All this is to say that when you hear Polonius’s advice—and at a college commencement, I don’t see how you couldn’t—don’t think about yourself.

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If You Want to Make a Difference, There's No Place Like Home

Harvard is a place that rewards ambition and exploration. From our first days on campus, we’re encouraged to act boldly, think globally, and travel far. Those are worthwhile traits, and we should hold onto them. And for some of us the boldest and bravest way to have an impact is to go where we are needed most: home

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Don't Sweat the Plan

Be passionate about what you do, and if your first try doesn’t work, do not be afraid to reinvent yourself and be passionate about the second or third try.

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Year In Review 2015

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Year in Sports 2015

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Class of 2015, By the Numbers

Summer Postcards 2015

Rebuilding History

With the temples gone and the palaces defaced, the tourism industry has been affected. At the same time, Kathmandu has lost icons its residents cherished.

Columns

Down With the Dichotomy

It's a statement that tries to reconcile do-gooder inclinations and the economic theory learned in an intro class.

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Columns

Mount Auburn Cemetery

I live by stories. I use them to read the world. What is a life without a narrative? Something transient, and impenetrable, and terrifying to me.

Summer Postcards 2015

Viva Chile

While I normally find soccer excruciatingly boring to watch, I couldn't help being drawn in by the Copa America fever that has captured the hearts of an entire nation.

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Columns

Live Authentic

Maybe that is the power and glory of the road and a Harvard education—or maybe, it’s just life.

Summer Postcards 2015

Havin’ a Capitol Time

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Beauty After Ruin

Editorials

Unfinished Process

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A Losing Legacy

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Self-Conscious Final Clubs

Columns

Who Should Control Birth Control?

Let the free market drive prices down, and get the government out of regulating access to contraception.

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Columns

Delving Deep Inside Amy Schumer

Sorry to burst your bubble, but while humor is a lot of things, it’s a lot more than just a flirting device used by men to woo women.

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Summer Postcards 2015

Waning Terror

This quake, despite causing a massive devastation, has nonetheless pushed the country towards preparedness.

Summer Postcards 2015

Cigarettes

With a dull ringing in my head, I took my time here, luxuriating in the foreignness of a place wholly untouched by any number of exterior reagents.

Columns

Scene Change, Regent’s Park

I wandered through Regent’s Park before heading home, mulling over the play and the little girl who had believed just a bit too much.

Editorials

Legalize Same-Sex Marriage

Editorials

Bigger Than Freddie Gray

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Congratulations, Class of 2015!

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Victory Isn’t Anything