Requiring such activities is not the best way to foster in students a love and appreciation for service to their community.
As winter approaches, it is unacceptable that municipal turf wars should endanger Boston’s most vulnerable.
While there is no perfect or easy solution to gender equality in Harvard To achieve the gender-balanced future we would like to see, we must guarantee equality throughout the tenure track—and not just at the start.
Here at Harvard, however, where so many of us are away from home for the first time, some people are taking far too much advantage of being out from their parents’ watchful eye and prying ear.
To all the happily dating people at Harvard: Post it on Facebook.
Unlike Thoreau, we don’t even have to chop our own wood.
I’m not saying we have to be friends with everyone we sleep with. But we do have to acknowledge that our sexual partners are individuals with subjectivities, and insecurities, and reasonable vulnerabilities.
Despite working myself to the brink and dismissing the difficulty of my efforts, when I consider my favorite moments at Harvard thus far, they all occurred in the random, uncommon white space on my calendar.
The paranoia Ebola is causing is probably disrupting daily affairs more than the disease itself.
A sterile term like “secular stagnation” could strike fear only into the heart of an economist. But it could be the malaise that defines the economic prospects of our generation.
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.
The Corporation’s avoidance of debate has allowed it to take absolutist, illogical, and unsubstantiated positions on divestment.
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.
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.
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.