Op Eds

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That Stinketh Not

By investing in buildings and not people, the message we send to the next generation contradicts every premise of humanist education.

Op-Eds

Calling CAMHS to Ask Courageous Questions

And yet, despite this sign of progress, the emailed survey has yet to ask CAMHS end users—students—for feedback promptly and courageously.

Op-Eds

Rewriting the Tales of a Harvard Board

The honor of serving on Harvard’s Board should not default to being the crowning jewel of a tireless, well-crafted ascent to position, power, influence or wealth.

Op-Eds

Sexual Assault IS Our Fault

As founders of the Our Harvard Can Do Better campaign, we write to clarify how rape culture operates and how it complicates the responsibility of community members.

Anurima Bhargava
Commencement

Introducing Community

I’d ask that you find and build vulnerable communities—communities built across borders that defy stereotypes.

Senator Will Brownsberger
Commencement

It Keeps Changing

I'm not advocating retreat or isolationism. Travel. Help others. Engage on the largest issues if you can. But think of yourself as part of something that is unimaginably bigger than you are.

Margaret H. Marshall
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Margaret H. Marshall

Seth Waxman
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Seth Waxman

Senator Will Brownsberger
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Senator Will Brownsberger

A'Lelia Bundles
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A'Lelia Bundles

Anurima Bhargava
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Anurima Bhargava

Seth Waxman
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Stretch

Finally, make sure to stretch out your hands. You are graduating into a world of tremendous injustice and yawning inequality.

Katherine Merseth
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Are You Arriving or Departing?

As you think about your long ago arrival and imminent departure, I want you to remember that a high quality education and the opportunity to attend Harvard is not within the reach of most children in the United States.

A'Lelia Bundles
Op-Eds

Cherished Friendships and the Ritual of Reunion

There just is no on-line substitute for hugging an old friend, for watching her age gracefully, for talking late into the night with someone who knew your secrets and dreams before kids and mortgages and obligations.

Anurima Bhargava
Commencement

Introducing Community

I’d ask that you find and build vulnerable communities—communities built across borders that defy stereotypes.