Balmer’s large (albeit unspecified) gift comes in the wake of a growing interest from Harvard’s student body in computer science.
With this new deal, the countries whose cooperation is most needed to slow climate change have made a commitment, before the world, to carry out serious shifts in how they produce energy.
This is a positive development, and HUHS should be commended for taking the student outcry seriously.
When the runners of the 45th crossed the line, we were glad the race had happened, but mostly we were glad it was over. We did what mattered. We finished.
Smaller sections would allow teaching fellows to more readily monitor laboratory safety while maintaining attention to each student.
Please vote yes on a section cap.
I believe that if we recognize our limitations and ask slightly less of ourselves, we, our friendships, our grades, our careers, and Harvard will all be better for it.
Lack of transparency should never be seen as a huge political advantage.
Whoever wins the UC election will need to ensure that administrators are pressured to respond to student concerns and that a new slate of fresh ideas are brought before their constituents. Kanuparthy and Horvath are the ones who best fit that bill.
This election should have been more than a vote on party platforms, and it also should have been more than a vote of confidence in Obama.
To their credit, all the presidential tickets have tackled serious financial issues in their campaign platforms. But there has been disappointingly little use of economic reasoning this election season.
There is such an art to being a good friend, and my friends express this art in many forms: their perfectly crafted and well-timed supportive texts, their mastery of my bad moods, their aptitude for making me feel validated. These acts are profound.
Of course, students have a right to speak their minds freely, and corporate sponsors have a right to donate their money and institutional backing to any political view. But is it appropriate for Harvard University to lend its facilities to a group of activists who are working to eradicate the one Jewish state?
Journalistic institutions in this country should be treated as sacrosanct, not as pawns in a game of cat and mouse between law enforcement agencies and suspects.
Due to our experiences with loved ones back home, we recognize that racism is a multifaceted, complex thing and that many times, well-intentioned, good people of all races can still say problematic or hurtful things.
At a place like college, it’s easy to appreciate the stars in an astrophysics class or the grand stories of times long ago in a history class.