QuadTalk is an excellent initiative. It acknowledges the potential for substantial unmet need for these mental health services in the Quad, where distance from the main resources on campus could pose a significant obstacle for residents in need of them.
If only from a logistical standpoint, Fast Track is a much-needed reinvention of Harvard’s party planning protocol.
A particular area in which house-centered dialogue would prove fruitful is in a more open discussion of Harvard's often distressing history of exclusion.
The Undergraduate Council's plans to refashion the requirements around the Bridging and Belonging Grant are promising.
While we still have concerns about the proposed structure of the new set of requirements, we are glad that the report directly addresses the need for improving the quality of teaching in Gen Ed courses.
The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) appears set to cut late-night service. However, this is not the answer to its long-standing budget problems.
We applaud the Harvard students, other activists, and government officials involved in drafting this legislation, and we urge Massachusetts legislators to pass it.
A public toilet is set to open in Harvard Square in the coming weeks. It marks a step in the right direction, but also points to the work still to be done regarding the Square's homeless population.
Put simply, free tuition would provide an unnecessary subsidy to students whose families who can afford to pay for college.
If an overhaul of the admissions process is to productively make room for low-income students on the college’s acceptance roster, it must not only discourage resume padding in its students but also abolish its own systemic flaws.
Though we do not envy the job of university police departments in this age of political myopia around gun violence, Northeastern’s choice is a poor one that underscores just how unmoored from reality our response to mass shootings has become.
The establishment of Asian American studies at Harvard should be a top priority.
Progress may be a duty on us all, but it must happen deliberately, with due consideration of consequences.
As Harvard students, we should care about standardized tests as a means toward ensuring quality and equality in education, yielding more diverse college classes and better lives for students.