Our current system effectively provides a tiered system where academic flexibility is only available to those with the means to pursue it.
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.
For all its changes, the role of the president remains a position requiring a vision and novel ideas about improving the University.
All this is to say that when you hear Polonius’s advice—and at a college commencement, I don’t see how you couldn’t—don’t think about yourself.
Harvard is a place that rewards ambition and exploration. From our first days on campus, we’re encouraged to act boldly, think globally, and travel far. Those are worthwhile traits, and we should hold onto them. And for some of us the boldest and bravest way to have an impact is to go where we are needed most: home
Be passionate about what you do, and if your first try doesn’t work, do not be afraid to reinvent yourself and be passionate about the second or third try.
With the temples gone and the palaces defaced, the tourism industry has been affected. At the same time, Kathmandu has lost icons its residents cherished.
It's a statement that tries to reconcile do-gooder inclinations and the economic theory learned in an intro class.
I live by stories. I use them to read the world. What is a life without a narrative? Something transient, and impenetrable, and terrifying to me.
While I normally find soccer excruciatingly boring to watch, I couldn't help being drawn in by the Copa America fever that has captured the hearts of an entire nation.
Maybe that is the power and glory of the road and a Harvard education—or maybe, it’s just life.
Let the free market drive prices down, and get the government out of regulating access to contraception.
Sorry to burst your bubble, but while humor is a lot of things, it’s a lot more than just a flirting device used by men to woo women.
This quake, despite causing a massive devastation, has nonetheless pushed the country towards preparedness.
With a dull ringing in my head, I took my time here, luxuriating in the foreignness of a place wholly untouched by any number of exterior reagents.
I wandered through Regent’s Park before heading home, mulling over the play and the little girl who had believed just a bit too much.