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Editorials

Congratulations, Class of 2015!

If the legacy of the Class of 2015 is a culture of service informed by Harvard’s wisdom, the graduates will have done well indeed.

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Unfinished Process

The new policies Faust announced were progress, but far from perfect.

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Faust's Bargain

For all its changes, the role of the president remains a position requiring a vision and novel ideas about improving the University.

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A Losing Legacy

The advantage afforded to children of alumni flies in the face of fairness and only contributes to the College’s culture of valuing familial connections over individual achievement.

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Support for Senior Gift

Senior Gift is a way—part symbolic, part impressively tangible—to quite literally pay it forward.

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A Wise Investment

While the compensation of those managers is high in absolute terms, relative to the immense potential of the endowment and the world of finance, it is far from exorbitant.

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Dunster's BGLTQ Environment

Environments that foster negative feelings are destructive of the openness and inclusivity essential to Harvard’s mission.

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Make Books Accessible

Our current system effectively provides a tiered system where academic flexibility is only available to those with the means to pursue it.

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Reform the Program in General Education

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.

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Self-Conscious Final Clubs

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.

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Legalize Same-Sex Marriage

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.

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Bigger Than Freddie Gray

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.

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100 Years Too Long

As the Armenian community continues to grieve and commemorate, we hope that the United States will extend the recognition that the Genocide warrants.

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The Harvard Experience

Everything that makes Harvard special centers around the community of people who live here.

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A Reminder To Have Fun

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.

Sorry, Dorothy
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Sorry, Dorothy

Skipping Stones
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Skipping Stones

Katie Ledecky in Kazan
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The Fan in Kazan

Santa Lucía
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Trading Seasons: Spending Summer Break in a Chile Winter