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Down With the Dichotomy

It's a statement that tries to reconcile do-gooder inclinations and the economic theory learned in an intro class.

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Mount Auburn Cemetery

I live by stories. I use them to read the world. What is a life without a narrative? Something transient, and impenetrable, and terrifying to me.

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Live Authentic

Maybe that is the power and glory of the road and a Harvard education—or maybe, it’s just life.

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Who Should Control Birth Control?

Let the free market drive prices down, and get the government out of regulating access to contraception.

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Delving Deep Inside Amy Schumer

Sorry to burst your bubble, but while humor is a lot of things, it’s a lot more than just a flirting device used by men to woo women.

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Scene Change, Regent’s Park

I wandered through Regent’s Park before heading home, mulling over the play and the little girl who had believed just a bit too much.

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Yes, I Said Yes, I Will, Yes

I used to feel all shivery-shuddery, all filled with wild, ragged hope when I walked through Harvard Yard. After a Lamont all-nighter, the pink mist just starting to clear. In the years since, that feeling was replaced by frustration, criticism, rage.

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Thinking Productively About History

History gives us reason for cautious optimism. Long-standing prejudice and ancient dogma remain central to understanding current problems; but the role of individual and collective decision-making cannot be ignored.

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Old Saints

Old saints, I must emphasize, are not the same thing as heroes. Saints are not perfect. But that's not what being a saint is about.

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Bad Kopp: In Vogue Activism

So, view this column as an apology and a call for all Harvard students to start proactively coming up with ways to create concrete, legislative change and sustain a prolonged dialogue. When the media leaves Baltimore, we need to be there in spirit, fighting for change, even as we make sure never to forget that we’re miles away and worlds apart from their struggle.

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How ’Bout Them Apples

The integrity of the American economy does not boil down to apple trade. But at its core, the apple is important.

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A Death on Facebook

Everything about the Internet conspires to sweep you away into an arcade world of images and sounds, but you must resist in order to maintain your identity and willpower.

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On Spending

The joy of living in a first world country is that we have the means to offer frequent physical signifiers of our love. Let’s enjoy this privilege while we have it. I would apply this attitude to time as much as to money. Spend liberally. This is the price we pay for the privilege of encountering the ones we love.

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Collaboration as Modern Narrative: A Conversation with Members of the Harvard-Radcliffe Collegium Musicum

Cherie Z. Hu reflects on the goals of "artistic matchmaking" by investigating an upcoming example of artistic collaboration.

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The Good Thing

Maria and Lai begin to discuss what Lai's revelation means for their relationship.

Beauty After Ruin
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Beauty After Ruin

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Year In Review 2015

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Year in Sports 2015

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Class of 2015, By the Numbers