Letters

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Letter to the Editor: The Value of All-Female Organizations

The camaraderie and confidence that women's clubs foster can mitigate the social imbalance of the dominant male clubs, and do more for young women than hewing to the calls for co-ed clubs, or abolishing them altogether

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Letter to the Editor: It's Not Intramural Anymore

Our conversation about the final clubs has made world headlines, arousing some mix of curiosity, perplexity and astonishment.

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Letter to the Editor: Free Harvard, Fair Harvard and the Law School

Most of us assume that Harvard's tax-exempt status is related to education. But I suppose, if one is a hammer, everything else looks like a nail.

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Letter to the Editor: Reject Guilt by Association

Over the years I’ve certainly provided donations to a wide assortment of political groups and individuals, including left-wingers, right-wingers, and libertarians.

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Letter to the Editor: Divestment is not Hypocrisy

Investors in fossil-fuel companies, in short, may and do have different objectives and aims from those of the users of fossil fuel products.

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Letter to the Editor: Diversity in Winthrop House

I was proud of Winthrop House then and I am just as proud of it now. My pride moves me to record two observations that may be of interest to historians of the House.

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Letter to the Editor: Dean Fitzsimmons on the New SAT

Standardized tests are only one of the many factors that we use in our whole-person approach to evaluating applicants. We will continue to monitor regularly the effect of all standardized tests including the new SAT.

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Letter to the Editor: Remember Royall's Slaves

Is it not realistic to say that the law school is not Royall’s legacy, but is rather the slaves’ legacy, thanks to the wealth they created?

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Letter to the Editor: Minow Leads on Diversity

I was saddened by the news account of protests at the Brandeis ceremony where Law School Dean Martha Minow received a well-deserved award for her scholarship in human rights.

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Letter to the Editor: On Masters and Deans

Like everyone else he would agree, the abandoned title "Master" derives from nothing offensive (only today, its echo is offensive).

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Letter to the Editor: Harvard's Anti-Finance Problem

The world-changers that the author wishes to see ought to seek to do the greatest good for the world, not only in the years immediately following graduation but also over their entire lives.

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Letter to the Editor: Thinking About Selective Remembering

Instead, as a means of preserving the past, why not rename buildings after former slaves or historical figures who have fought for justice?

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Letter to the Editor: Clinton and Appreciating History

The few women who succeeded in climbing male-dominated ladders did so at huge personal sacrifice. They overcame great hostility and gave up much in the process. If today these gray-haired citizens have amassed some money after all they have done, they should not be criticized for it.

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Letter to the Editor: Moderate, not Conservative

You have never asked me whether I call myself a conservative. I do not. I never have. I have never been a Republican. I have long called myself a politically independent moderate.

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Letter to the Editor: Activism at Harvard Law School

Any article about activism at HLS should include at least some reporting on the most prominent, committed, and effective activist on its campus—Dean Martha Minow herself.