Editorials

Editorials

Bike Safety in Cambridge

In short, the Cambridge City Council should build on its momentum from the past week with a concerted effort to craft better enforcement measures, better laws, and better streets.

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The Urgency of the Present

As crass as it might be to say, money makes Harvard go round.

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Negligence and Stolen Laptops

Ultimately, the surest measure students can take to prevent theft is a healthy dose of common sense.

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No Castigation Without Representation

If the undergraduate representatives themselves do not encompass the diversity Harvard itself has worked so diligently to craft, the Committee will inevitably fail to consider the different attitudes students currently have towards the sanctions.

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Combating Homelessness in Cambridge

There exists no panacea—instead, programs aimed at providing housing, increasing employment, and improving dignity for the homeless must be implemented in parallel to address the myriad problems suffered by the homeless.

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Corporations Giveth, and Corporations Taketh Away

Ultimately, business’ mixed record on BGLTQ rights in North Carolina underscores the dangers of inordarate corporate influence in politics.

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Balancing Tradition and Development

Though blockading change solely for sentimental purposes is misguided and shirks the need for progress, it is equally important to maintain the singular identity of Harvard Square and its surrounding area.

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Making Student Employment More Accessible

In making its employment more attractive and accessible, Dorm Crew has set a model that other employers should aspire towards.

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Reorienting Efforts on Sexual Assault

If this new training program is able to prevent even one sexual assault, then it unequivocally will have been worth the 30 minutes required for each student to complete it.

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A Move Toward Greater Inclusivity

For final clubs, a truly accessible punch process will not just invite all sophomore males or sophomore females, but also actively strive to lower barriers to entry for people who might not otherwise be able to join—people of all genders, people of color, people from low-income backgrounds, people with disabilities, and people who identify as BGLTQ.

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A Supplier Demands

But by putting a minimum $130 sticker price on an introductory economics course, Mankiw prevents low-income students from accessing the Economics Department and stifles their interest in a potential concentration in economics.

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More Nuance in Affirmative Action

While we disagree with the objective of this lawsuit, we believe that claims of discrimination against Asian-Americans do justify greater scrutiny of Harvard’s admissions process.

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Support HUDS Workers

Harvard needs to recognize the important role—one that is not fungible—that HUDS workers play on campus, and compensate them accordingly.

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A Nudge in the Right Direction

The process of registering to vote can be complicated and daunting, especially for students, many of whom don’t vote in Massachusetts and may also be first-time voters.

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Free Elections, Free Harvard

Despite the unconventional nature of Unz’s platform, discouraging the input of outside voices will harm the University in the long run.