Editorials

Farewell, Dean Dingman

Dean Dingman has served the College faithfully for many decades, but the work he has done during the 13 years he has spent at the helm of the Freshman Dean’s Office has helped transform the first-year experience.

Op-Eds

100 Years. 100 Million Lives. Think Twice.

After spending four years on a campus saturated with Marxist memes and jokes about communist revolutions, my classmates will graduate with the impression that communism represents a light-hearted critique of the status quo, rather than an empirically violent philosophy that destroyed millions of lives.

Editorials

Serving Opportunities to Serve

We hope this gift is just one of many steps in Harvard’s continuing commitment to public service.

Beating the Bulldogs

The Game offers an opportunity for students to step back from their duties and enjoy a revelrous weekend.

Sam Adams Back in Adams

We’re not trying to bring Molotov cocktails into Adams—but we’d sure like to enjoy cocktails in the Molotov.

Op-Eds

On ‘Speaking American’

“​American,” Spanish, or any other language is a part of this country too.

Why I Left STEM

I remembered how fragile my future became as I watched votes go up for a man who held the fate of my undocumented community in his hands. I suddenly remembered that I had more to worry about than academics.

Skip The Game

Please, I urge you, don’t watch the Harvard-Yale football game.

Submit an Op-Ed

To submit an op-ed, email it as a Word document to op-eds@thecrimson.com. Op-eds should be 650-850 words in length. If your op-ed is selected for publication, you will hear back from our op-ed editors within three business days.
Columns

Staying Blind to Head Trauma

Player safety goes far beyond the athletes on the professional stage, right now. It affects every fan, and every middle-school player’s dreams.

Columns

In Becoming a Money-Grubber

Using wealth as a metric for success is an unreachable expectation.

Columns

Notes on the Harvard-Yale Cockfight

If Harvard-Yale became the catalyst for a permanent attitude shift toward gratitude and real community, The Game might actually do more than represent Harvard’s gritty struggle for Ivy League hegemony.

Columns

If I Was White

If I was white, I would be allowed to belong. I wouldn’t be a person stretched across oceans. I wouldn’t be a person stretched across ideas. I would be able to claim this country and its politics.

Editorials

Advising Better Advisors

We encourage Harvard College administrators to adopt a more flexible advising system, particularly for freshmen.

Editorials

In Support of the Zhang-Boucher Ticket

Op-Eds

​Giving Ground

Columns

A Prodigal Protestant, Part II

Columns

Playing the Wrong Game

Op-Eds

Guns Play a Bigger Role Than You Think

Op-Eds

Better Brain Break for a Better Harvard

House dining halls are open for the duration of the night. They are expansive common spaces, ripe for the fostering of collaboration and cohesiveness. Yet they lack the bustle they should have.

Columns

Cutting Off Your Nose to Spite Your State

Using immigrants for economic stimulus then failing to create a suitable living environment for them has become a hallmark of Midwestern legislation.

Editorials

Challenging the Housing Binary

Although a push for gender-neutral housing is not a recent development, there is still a long way to go.

Op-Eds

But Actually, How Are You?

It’s time to tell ourselves a new story: the story that struggling is acceptable, and that our issues deserve to be heard.

Columns

Making History

Our community has come a long way in our fight for equality, but we still have a long way to go.

Editorials

Voting on the 2017 Undergraduate Council Referenda

Op-Eds

Reaffirming Our Commitment in Uncertain Times

Columns

​The Tragedy of Selling Out

Editorials

A First Vote on the Final Clubs

Op-Eds

In Search of Falling Leaves