When freshmen select their blocking group or choose to block alone, they are not selecting their social circle for the next three years.
While we express here a positive outlook on the Bacow presidency to come, we also feel it incumbent upon us to remind him and our readers that we will scrupulously hold him accountable.
But it is not enough for us to click through a few slides on a computer screen. We, along with offices dedicated to sexual harassment and assault, can and must do more.
As the Republican tax bill puts Harvard’s endowment at risk, the University must remember not to neglect the arts.
If we are to un-paralyze our system and restore a sense of openness to our society as a whole, we must take the traditions of dialogue learned at Harvard and bring them into the world with us.
At a time when the average university president in the United States is a 62-year-old married white male with a doctorate, Harvard could have stood out as an exception.
Unlike on standardized tests, no interpretation of “intersectionality” is wrong. But it is also a stretch to say that all interpretations are equally good.
There is something humbling about putting Harvard aside to clean the toilet.
The American South is saturated by mostly unfounded negative stereotypes. In a place as vividly conscious of political correctness as Harvard, I didn’t expect those stereotypes to be so blatantly perpetuated.
Harvard students have a lot to contribute to Cambridge, but what’s needed isn’t wisdom, motivation, or any other personal quality.
Love is about finding someone who is compatible—not perfect—and choosing to love them despite their imperfections in the hopes that they may one day come to love you too.
In keeping with his immigrant roots, Harvard’s next president has shown his passion for diversity throughout his life.
Marriage isn’t the end-all-be-all of the fight for LGBTQ+ rights. It never was, it never will be, and any suggestion that it is is naive at best and detrimental to the movement at worst.
We must take care of ourselves and each other as we take on this pain together. But we are also forced to keep fighting because this is about our futures.
I hope no one has to ever experience what Hawaii experienced a few weeks ago. But don’t wait for a ballistic missile to notice the blessedness of the ordinary.
If Bacow aims to lead the University effectively, a main goal of his must be the development of a strong working relationship with the University’s faculty.