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Doing School: An Experiment

Over my three years here, much of my writing has served to criticize Harvard, its institutions, and its traditions. But I still love this place. Harvard gives you the thing to criticize and the tools with which to criticize it.

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Love is a Mixtape

Kevin J. Friel and Anna Kim collaborate on a romantic playlist and share their insights about the genre.

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The Hotel

Maria remembers her wedding night, which didn't go as planned.

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Facebook as Memoir: Identity & Self-Archivalism Today

Kirin Gupta investigates the cultural practice of "self-archiving."

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Industry of the Message

Cherie Z. Hu speaks to photographer Jordan H. Hayashi and jazz vocalist and composer Laila Smith about art for more than art's sake.

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On Being Inadequate

As a senior I am fortunate to have come to terms with many of these insecurities, but as a freshmen these were the un-talked about realities that plagued me.

Saddened Steve
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Men's Basketball Copes with Heartbreaking Ending

Entering a losing locker room in the NCAA Tournament feels like walking into a painting. Players known for their movement are deathly still. A team that has learned to communicate so well is absolutely silent. It feels like the kind of place where the word somber was invented.

Forward Looking
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What's Next for Women's Hockey?

“What’s next?” is a question applicable far outside the land of Bartlet and Toby and C.J. and Sam and Josh and Leo. It’s one I asked myself after the end of the Harvard women’s ice hockey team’s loss to Minnesota, 4-1, in the title game of the NCAA tournament on Sunday afternoon in Minneapolis.

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In Defense of Sentiment

At the same time, relentlessly focusing on the harsh realities of police brutality and mass incarceration without recognizing exceptions to the rule eventually leads to burnout and apathy.

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Heartsick for Strangers

Sometimes cultural differences flare up. To borrow Eve Tushnet’s phrasing, we study history best when we manage to do so with “a humble willingness to take dead people on their own terms.”

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Losing Yourself on the Web

Most Internet websites prioritize popularity. The most liked Facebook photos appear on your newsfeed; the most read articles drift to the top of a news website. It is more difficult to buck the expected current and strike out on your own idiosyncrasies.

Central Administration

In Op-Ed, Law Profs Call for University Governance Changes

Jeffrey K. McDonough Artwork
Scrutiny

Not a 9-to-5 Job

Advising Programs Office Under Construction
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Freshman Advising: Under Construction

Van Gogh's "Self-Portrait Dedicated to Paul Gauguin"
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Portrait of the Artist: Behind Van Gogh's 'Self-Portrait Dedicated to Paul Gauguin'