Editorials

Editorials

Extending the Degree

After all, “Extension Studies” is neither an academic program nor an accurate description of what students actually study.

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An Honor Fit for a General

As we applaud this change and continue working for more nuanced commemorations of American history, we must remain vigilant against inequity in our own time.

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Thank You, ROTC

As we understand better their sacrifices, we should be moved to gratitude, and from gratitude to action. Expanding the official recognition of ROTC at Harvard is a step forward on this path.

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Expanding the Title IX FAQs

While working with activists and student representatives is laudable, the issue cuts too deeply to stop there.

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Lowering Law School Tuition

The goal should be a payment structure that gives all students—particularly women and representatives of underrepresented minority groups—the financial freedom to choose the career path they want.

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Paying Heed to Patriots’ Day

Harvard should join many of its peer institutions in the Boston area in declaring Patriots' day a university-wide holiday.

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Holding Student Groups Accountable

Any sign of misuse of the funds it disburses is reason for concern, and the UC should thus act accordingly in ensuring the accountability of student groups.

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A Bolder Vision for Mass Transit

The MBTA should implement a recent proposal for late night bus service, but it needs a more comprehensive vision.

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Sanctions for Show

We have long condemned final clubs for cultivating such a toxic campus social environment. But to impose sanctions on club members would be to recognize the institutions themselves as the sole roots of sexual assault.

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Why Harvard? Because Yale Sucks.

Do you use Facebook? As Al Gore (a Harvard graduate) once said of the Internet, we took the initiative in creating that.

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Dissent: An Unnecessary Investment

As managers of such enormous endowments, institutions like Yale and Harvard have a responsibility to use their resources to further the mission of the institutions. Investing in companies who profit by destroying our future is incompatible with Harvard’s mission.

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The Wrong Strategy

It is hard for us to see how Harvard’s investment choices—measured in the tens of millions—would shape a global fossil fuel market of nearly five trillion dollars. The supposed signal that Harvard might send also seems improbable.

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Moving Forward on Shuttles

We are glad to see the implementation of the pilot project and hope that it leads to the permanent institution of the new route.

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The End of an Era

Administrators should consider student input before reshuffling class schedules as part of SEAS' impending relocation to Allston.

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Berry Bonanza

Of all the potential luxuries this money could buy, fresh fruit—and some of nature’s healthiest, at that—is not a rotten proposal, especially if so many students are sweet on the idea.