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Making Mental Health Services More Accessible

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.

Student Life

On the Fast Track to Better Socializing

If only from a logistical standpoint, Fast Track is a much-needed reinvention of Harvard’s party planning protocol.

House Life

Masterful dialogue

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.

Undergraduate Council

Unlocking the Bridging and Belonging Grant

The Undergraduate Council's plans to refashion the requirements around the Bridging and Belonging Grant are promising.


Toward a New Gen Ed

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.


Fixing the MBTA

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.


Support Sexual Assault Victims

We applaud the Harvard students, other activists, and government officials involved in drafting this legislation, and we urge Massachusetts legislators to pass it.


A Facilitating Step

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.


Don’t Eradicate Tuition

Put simply, free tuition would provide an unnecessary subsidy to students whose families who can afford to pay for college.


Resume De-Padding

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.


Well Armed, Ill Considered

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.


Asked and Answered

The establishment of Asian American studies at Harvard should be a top priority.


Deliberate Progress

Progress may be a duty on us all, but it must happen deliberately, with due consideration of consequences.


Keep the Common Core

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.


A Wholly Imperfect Union

Neither intellectually nor historically does the premise of a white student union make sense.

Special Teams

In Photos: The Game

Crimson-UC Crossfire Debate

The Back of the UC Ballot

Helicopter over Harvard

In Photos: Bomb Threat Shakes the Yard


A.D. Club ‘Strongly’ Opposes Membership Changes