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In its benefits brochure for postdocs, Harvard proudly boasts that it “has invested over $10 million in child care infrastructure, and commits over $4 million per year to ongoing dependent care programs and services.” In reality, these facilities do not cater to the whole Harvard community, but mainly to the established who earn the salary that Harvard is not willing to pay its postdocs.
Our concern is this: the clubs’ elite membership go on to run the world in the image of how they understand it–through the narrow lens of exclusion.
Harvard’s campus won’t be fair and safe for everyone until we have a clear and just policy, a transparent disciplinary process, and standardized access to critical residential and academic accommodations.
As the world’s richest university, with an endowment of roughly $36 billion, Harvard can afford to give its workers some paid time off during extreme, dangerous weather conditions.
Rather than shrouding Islam with implicit speech regulations, why not debate it?
Many underestimate the power that they wield as they stand before their closets undressed each morning.
To reshape the activist culture on campus, the very essence of activism must change.
I have not yet heard a peer offer an alternative to the treatment animals in slaughterhouses receive as their necks are broken, throats are slit, and families are taken away.
Liberals who dismissively reject conservatism at first glance are themselves embracing the very dogma of close-mindedness they tend to associate with the GOP.
That future is up to us. If we are serious about securing a clean energy future, then we have to see President Obama’s veto of the Keystone bill as a crucial step.
As Muslims in America, we feel that the average American, and even the average Harvard student, knows very little about who we are, where we come from, and what we stand for.
My experience at Harvard must be valuable despite that myth, not because of it.
Liberalism ain’t what it used to be—collectivism is out and individuality is in.
Government investment in science is a duty; societal advances depend a lot on the course of research, innovation, and technology.