In recent years, professor David J. Malan '99 attempted to trademark aspects of the CS50 brand. Aspirations of franchising a course run counter to a professor's duty as an instructor of a Harvard course.
To continue bettering its relations with Allston, the University should increase accessibility to that Harvard-Allston Task Force's meetings.
If we truly believe that the function of the criminal justice system is rehabilitation—and not simply punishment—we should reflect this attitude in how we perceive and treat those with criminal pasts, especially in the context of education.
The intentions implied behind flippant calls of "Everyone fail the test!" usually find themselves abandoned at home on exam day, but there is truth in the assertion that students think competitively in pursuit of high grades.
It took five years, but a review of the Program in General Education exposed that it was not fulfilling its goals. It shouldn’t take nearly as long to determine that “community night” is not meeting its mission.
As an iconic institution, let us not undermine the future of life on Earth. What will it gain us in the end? And what will it cost us?
You have never asked me whether I call myself a conservative. I do not. I never have. I have never been a Republican. I have long called myself a politically independent moderate.
Clinton seems to be drifting into a familiar panicky pattern that forebodes future setbacks: her fondness for employing family consiglieri to do the dirty work, as if none of the stink will ever make its way back to her.
Loneliness, the real loneliness of having many people around and many things to do but no one to really be with, is a well-documented phenomenon on this campus.
Any article about activism at HLS should include at least some reporting on the most prominent, committed, and effective activist on its campus—Dean Martha Minow herself.
The University is creating a committee of professors and students to review its Title IX policies. This is an important step towards combatting sexual assault.
A lot of the time, Beyoncé is for everybody. Her music about feminism, love, and partying is for all women, and really for anyone. Her music about heartbreak is for the heartbroken. But what Beyoncé has done with “Formation” is momentous because in its rejoicing it is, unmistakably, by and for black people—especially for black femmes.
When Cam scores a touchdown and hits the superman he literally becomes superhuman, transcending the unintentional conditions of racism in America.
QuadTalk is an excellent initiative. It acknowledges the potential for substantial unmet need for these mental health services in the Quad, where distance from the main resources on campus could pose a significant obstacle for residents in need of them.
As a survivor-led and ally-supported campaign, we believe it is time to stop waiting for the administration to take necessary steps and instead take action ourselves.
I do not feel it unreasonable, Eurocentric, or discriminatory for a university in the West to have a department dedicated to the classical civilizations that begat Western culture.