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Although Our Harvard Can Do Better takes no position on fossil fuel divestment, it is neither our wish nor our place, as a campaign tackling one particular power structure, to purport to model the sole responsible form of activism on this campus.
t is clear from the article “Sexing Discourse” (October 29, 2013) by Reed E. McConnell ’15, that the author simply does not understand why groups like the Anscombe Society, Harvard College Faith and Action, the Catholic Student Association, the Knights of Columbus, and the Daughters of Isabella are concerned about the widespread use of pornography.
I think we all stopped at one point or another and looked up at the tower of Mem Church, thanking our lucky stars that we go to school at such a crazy, historic, beautiful, vaguely ridiculous place filled with incredible people.
The idea that the Church does not do enough for the poor in Africa is dubious at best. The idea that she is complicit in the deaths of hundreds of thousands is absolutely outrageous.
We write on behalf of 56 other current students and alumni of Harvard Law School in response to the Crimson’s ...
It’s been a day, Mr. President, but you have yet to fulfill any of your so-called “campaign promises.”
It is a moral obligation of college admissions to recognize that these systems of oppression exist, that they are immoral, that they operate subtly and on a broad scale, and to work to counteract them.
In what kind of democracy does a presidential candidate get arrested for showing up to a presidential debate?
How can we sustain healthy dialogue when the presumed majority is content to quash opposing positions, even those that are held in good faith and defended by reasoned arguments, by demonizing them with accusations of bigotry or malice?
As an adamantly secular Jew, I have only ever felt welcome at Harvard Hillel, a sentiment shared by everyone with whom I’ve spoken—secular, religious, or otherwise.
I have been at pains to make time to sit with our Orthodox students, who frankly feel neglected and underserved here this year, with some justification.
It is nothing short of demeaning to hear that I could not possibly care about repairing the world because of my Orthodox faith.
The fact that the beliefs of some religious people contradict our knowledge of the natural world does not imply that religion and science are irreconcilable.
At this point, preventing the climate crisis is a question of political will—and our federal government is being held hostage by the influence of fossil fuel corporations.