Students seek to feel supported by the University administration, and we are hopeful that Davis will be able to ensure this support through tangible, concrete actions.
Though it is unfortunate to see one fewer Harvard-wide, socially inclusive event, the College Events Board’s decision to defund "Haunted Hall" is a reasonable one.
In looking at the events that have occurred at Yale, we would push for Harvard to create contingency plans for situations like these.
Music groups like the Chainsmokers are successful because they produce catchy music, not because they produce good music.
Around the time of the regatta, it is easy to appreciate the Charles afresh, to see the river as the center of our community. What we might forget is that the river is always the liquid heart of Boston and Cambridge.
Optionality is a dangerous drug. The risk of closing down a door you’ll likely never walk through is the price of discovering something you love.
The bravery of the women who came out against Harvey Weinstein must not only be commended, but held as an example to all women that they too can speak out against sexual harassment and assault.
Do we really understand, as a generation, how much we’ve been given?
Those living in 300-person towns surrounded by 200 miles of farmland with one stoplight are no longer limited to the viewpoints of the people in their small community.
Any life lost is a life worth mourning, remembering, and fighting for. But this lack of empathy has to be acknowledged, because it has very real consequences.
The systemic marginalization of Latinx students is a central, albeit forgotten, part of Harvard’s history. The University must take concrete steps to make their experience more equitable.
Along with Expos 20 and LS1a, freshman year also seems to offer students an excellent Rejection 10a course in how to handle being cut from clubs.
Even if we could not be there in a moment of crisis or tragedy with somebody, “thoughts and prayers” fundamentally orient our heart to theirs, our soul to their suffering, our mind to their pain.
National Coming Out Day should be a day for all LGBTQ+ people, regardless of whether they shout their queerness from the rooftops or haven’t come out to anyone other than themselves.
As long as speaking events remain controversial, Harvard will have to spend its money on security.
But amongst close friends, self-deprecating, cynical, dark humor—the language of the morbidly joyful—provides the perfect disruption.