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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Op-Eds

Letter to the Editor

Harvard has no needs, and that’s precisely why the Paulson gift is so powerful.

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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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Self-Conscious Final Clubs

Even as the reaction to them raises significant questions about the nature of final clubs, we need to have a more sincere dialogue than these websites can possibly create.

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Op-Eds

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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Submit an Op-Ed

To submit an op-ed, email it as a Word document to op-eds@thecrimson.com. Op-eds should be 650-700 words in length.
Santa Lucía
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Trading Seasons: Spending Summer Break in a Chile Winter

Adulthood Is Relative
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Adulthood Is Relative

A Taste of Italy 2
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A Taste of Italy: On Milan, Siena, and Studying Abroad

Le Quatorze Juillet
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Le Quatorze Juillet

Columns

A More Representative Democracy

But beyond the influence of money, connections, and privilege on our elected officials, consider too how these factors influence their staffs: Unpaid internships exist as a huge privilege for the well-to-do in getting jobs in government.

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Trading Seasons: Spending Summer Break in a Chile Winter

At some point during the 11-hour flight between Miami and Santiago, a realization finally struck me—I was travelling to the Southern Hemisphere.

Summer Postcards 2015

Trading Seasons, Part 2

Perhaps the only comparison I can make between Valparaíso and a U.S. city would be to call it a cross between San Francisco and Detroit (though smaller than both).

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Adulthood Is Relative

I am not quite an adult—I can tell by how the conversation often focuses on me, the way adults talk to children.

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A Taste of Italy: On Milan, Siena, and Studying Abroad

Before this trip, the word “Italy” alone would stir my imagination, bringing to my mind some romanticized caricature of rainbow buildings and gondola-filled canals.

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Dreams Blazing

Columns

'Go To Church Or the Devil Will Get You'

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MIT Museum

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What Do We Mean by 'Equal Work'?

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Saying Yes to Snails

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Down with the Dad Bod

In order for there to be true body acceptance, we need to end the double standards.

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Columns

On Planned Parenthood

If Planned Parenthood isn’t making any profits off their tissue donations or conducting illegal abortions, then they don’t have anything to hide.

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Le Quatorze Juillet

We felt very French, celebrating Bastille Day with fresh baguettes, cheese, and macaroons.

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Between Fact and Fiction

Historical research can be fascinating and beautiful and challenging and mysterious, but the first time I learned that wasn’t in an archive. It was in a theater.

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Summer Postcards 2015

This Eid, Lunch is on Mohammed

Later, while I sipped tomato soup alone for dinner in my dorm, I decided I was a gluttonous fraud. I blamed it on my hijab.

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You Are a Tourist

Summer Postcards 2015

When In Rome...

Summer Postcards 2015

When In Beijing

Summer Postcards 2015

Two Years

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Real Housewives of the Upper East Side