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When Will Girls Run the World?

However one chooses to parse the history and the data, one thing is clear: Women are still underrepresented the world over. Electing a woman as president of the most powerful country on earth would, like the election of Barack Obama, be a powerful signal that abstract notions of equality can become reality.

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Bite the Hand That Feeds You

It’s funny. The better I do here—the more confident I feel, the more my work is recognized—the scarier public dissent becomes. I worry I’ll lose what progress I have made, what honors I have accrued. I worry my home will reject me.

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Vicinity of Hilarity

Kevin J. Friel and Anna Kim examine a variety of approaches to the comedy music genre.

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The flame

Maria remembers the first joint she smoked with Lai and the two finally talk.

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Putin's Day Off

It’s a cool Sunday night on the Kremlin, and Vladimir is Putin on the ritz.

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Growing Up

But speech comes with the expectation of being held accountable for what you contribute to a space. And it should come with respect for your community, be it Harvard’s campus or Yahoo! Answers.

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Nothing We Do Matters

Specifically, we need to realize that all the things we do here—from the academics to the extracurricular activities—don’t matter. Really. They don’t matter at all. The tests don’t matter. The internships don’t matter. The activities don’t matter. Nothing students do at this school matters.

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The Winter of Our Discontent

Christianity does not solve the problem of unjust suffering. But Christianity does remain uniquely committed to the problem of suffering as a mystery of our life and existence, demanding our faith and our hope.

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Retire Ronald

And while the country is immunizing itself against the fast food industry, Ronald is growing more infectious.

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Bad Kopp: Religion

Americans at Harvard and elsewhere, myself included, have a tendency to stop themselves from making logical, intellectually-driven arguments for fear of offending religious people. And this is problematic.

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Pilgrimage to Manasarovar

Kirin Gupta shares her grandmother's story.

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The Universal Language of Art

Cherie Z. Hu discusses art as language.

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What’s Up With the Hackathons, Man?

But why do we so rarely see hackathon projects making a truly big impact? If all that developers promise at hackathons on international development, healthcare, and criminal justice had happened, wouldn’t we be living in a utopia?

Massachusetts Hall
FAS

Graduate Students Start Movement To Unionize

Central Administration

Amidst Title IX Debate, Law Faculty Raise Governance Concerns

John Stilgoe Office
College

John Stilgoe’s Secret History

Big States, Little States
College

Beyond Boston: Regional Diversity at Harvard