The authors of the letter are correct in saying that Harvard University must “stand up for principle.” But the principle it must stand for is justice for the victims of sexual harassment and assault.
It is heartening to see people join the protests in Missouri under a variety of banners.
The unprecedented pace of the disease could have been halted much earlier had the international community’s response not been so slow until now.
What the current admissions culture has spawned is a flurry of attempts to join extracurricular activities that look good to admissions officers, instead of allowing people the time to pursue things they’re truly passionate about.
To sentence someone to death is to say that this individual no longer has the right to prove his or her innocence. For such a practice to have democratic legitimacy, the legal system must be able to determine guilt with absolute precision.
To study computational complexity is to ask questions just as fundamental as those pondered in epistemology. The humanities do not offer the only sanctuary for pure scholars.
The film is far from perfect, but it performs the difficult and important job of forcing its viewers to think about those touchy things that might make them angry, or uncomfortable, or confused. And those feelings are certainly a start.
Only by working to reverse-engineer a cutthroat admissions process can we tackle mental health issues and improve the academic environment on campus.
We hope, going forward, that institutions of higher education find a way to sort this problem out.
Public discourse suffers in an environment where ideas are discounted off-hand due to the identity of the speaker.
Taking an America-centric approach to global issues, though it seems better for us, will prove insufficient.
In essence, family caps are a way of reducing reproduction based on class.
For those who have faith, the greatest demonstration of it is to lovingly encourage others to find hope in something beyond themselves.
President Obama should feel on strong legal and moral footing in ignoring Congress on Guantanamo.
Many of us have completely narrowed our focus to math and science and computer science, and maybe we ought to give the humanities, and everything else, at least a second glance.
What does it say to tomorrow’s leaders when one regional and socio-economic group has Harvard’s stamp of approval to socialize in luxury to the exclusion of the rest of the university?