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Environments that foster negative feelings are destructive of the openness and inclusivity essential to Harvard’s mission.
Our current system effectively provides a tiered system where academic flexibility is only available to those with the means to pursue it.
But today, the College’s Program in General Education—the modern successor of the original distribution requirements—fails to match the vision set forth by Lowell.
Even as the reaction to them raises significant questions about the nature of final clubs, we need to have a more sincere dialogue than these websites can possibly create.
Same-sex marriage should be recognized as a basic right rooted in our nation’s value of equality—it is the duty of the Court to uphold this principle where states have failed.
Regardless of which specific policies we end up deciding to pursue, Freddie Gray’s death is further evidence that the status quo is unsustainable — that it is time for reform.
As the Armenian community continues to grieve and commemorate, we hope that the United States will extend the recognition that the Genocide warrants.
Everything that makes Harvard special centers around the community of people who live here.
It is easy and altogether too frequent for our balance between work and fun to become skewed here, and for social events to become—either by accident or design—exclusive and closed to certain members of the community.
The moment freshmen walk through Johnston Gate, they watch groups form before their eyes—groups that depend on where students grew up or went to school, and groups that become closed off, or appear that way, to newly-minted Harvardians even before shopping week ends.
It is a far too early to know the answers to all these questions, and at this point the strong negative reaction to Noah’s appointment is far from warranted.
Tying a vote on a highly qualified nominee to a controversial abortion funding provision of a human trafficking bill is not advising the president on his nominee.
The international community, and particularly the European Union, must work together to protect the safety of these people, especially those that are fleeing from the armed conflict in Libya.
The scope of wrongdoing—and the possible complicity of agency higher-ups in the evidence manipulation—is yet to be fully established. But this much is abundantly clear: Repeated abuses of power deserve sunlight and full accountability.