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The way we structure community here doesn’t just affect us in this place, at this moment. It affects the kinds of powerful, scarily driven, sleep-deprived, sometimes demagogic people we as an institution are putting out into the world.
But in both his speech at the National Cathedral and his earlier work, King suggested that civil disobedience had to be calculated, organized, and massive.
There’s a new Congress in town. And it’s off to quite a beginning.
And in the middle of “Selma”, just before I start to think about my school, I think about how powerful hate is.
Some skeptics still hesitate to place the Crimson among the elite teams in the conference just yet. But Harvard is here to stay.
With all of this information available and easily verifiable, why did this story go to print? The answer is simple: Erdely, the author of the piece, likely earnestly believed that she had uncovered a horrific case of unpunished sexual assault.
Too many want to ascribe the deaths of Mike Brown, Eric Garner, and countless others to immutable forces outside the control of government policy, not likely to change anytime soon.
We get so caught up at looking at the bigger widespread significance of things that we overlook the emotions of the moment. We believe that our moment in history is important because of the way that it interacts with the wider narrative of history.
I know that Michael and Tamir and Trayvon and countless others are dead, and doing nothing is most certainly not an option.
After knocking off No. 1 Boston University and No. 4 UMass Lowell within a four day span on the road earlier this week, the No. 9/8 Crimson icemen look like proven winners.