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Dreams of Things that Could Have Been

While I make a lot of mistakes and get rejected from a lot of opportunities, in the grand scheme of things, I frankly don’t think I’ve failed enough.

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Home

Things are gorgeous if they’re yours, dull if they aren’t. Home isn’t the boxes in it, nor even the people. It’s the place that grew with you, that formed you before you formed it.

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The Great Chinese American Novel

Looking back, the real reason why I wished for a Great Chinese-American Novel was because I wanted someone else to do the work of figuring out what it meant to be Chinese-American for me.

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Team Player

Senior Anthony Firkser makes a block to create an opening for his teammate to run through during the Crimson’s home opener against Rhode Island on September 16. Firkser made an impact right from the start, catching seven passes from senior Joe Viviano for 111 yards and two touchdowns in the 51-21 win.

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Firkser Continues Harvard’s Tight End Dominance

​If someone were to tell you that three out of the last four starting tight ends for a college went on to play in the NFL, there’d probably be a few schools that pop up in your head such as USC, Alabama, Notre Dame, etc. But what about Harvard?

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Domestic Violence

Toxic masculinity isn’t only harmful because it condones only one way for men to behave; it also contributes to domestic violence by leading men to believe that they must establish dominance over women, and that they can do so through violence.

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The American Experience

Ultimately, I’m not afraid of any one organization making a robot of me.

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Let Me Fail

Latinx students have to be excellent, because we are few and far between and represent communities whose majorities are barred from these institutions.

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Stop Rubbernecking Through the 2016 Election

Everyone else has slowed down to pay attention to the wreck; I guess I should take a look too.

Hansen Shi
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Hansen Shi

Zoe Ortiz and Ruben Reyes
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Zoe Ortiz and Ruben Reyes

Caroline M. Tervo
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Caroline M. Tervo

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In Defense of Quitting

If quitting left me so vulnerable, then why do I think quitting can be good?

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​What the Hell Do You Have to Lose?

After rattling off a list of Black America’s problems, Trump asks, “What the hell do you have to lose?” This is essentially the same pitch Trump makes to whites.

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Trouble in Financial Aid Town

Harvard’s generosity when it comes to financial aid is indeed a blessing for many of us. However, this does not imply that the process, too, of receiving financial aid is free of difficulties.