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Faith and Solidarity

It is especially important in this day and age with such diversity and interconnectedness to emphasize solidarity between different communities and fight not only for your own rights but for those of people everywhere.

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Food Freedom

While unlimited food sounds like a wonderful paradise of buffets every day, the reality is not so dreamy.

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Snowmageddon and the Case for Divesting Now

Is this cause any less important than South African apartheid, tobacco use, or discrimination against gay men and women in the military, all issues on which Harvard has taken an institutional stand in the past?

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Senior Bars Perpetuate Exclusive Community at Harvard

When it comes to college-sponsored class events, I won’t accept excuses for anything that isn’t fully accessible.

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Harvard Should Rethink Being Boston Olympic Bid Booster

While we encourage and commend Harvard’s substantial involvement in civic and community endeavors, we feel in this case that the Olympic bid is the wrong one to support.

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Law Students Stand Behind Robin Steinberg

As the visionary founder of the Bronx Defenders, Ms. Steinberg exemplifies the women this exhibit is meant to honor.

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Politicize Muslim Murders

It is easy to understand whose lives matter in America when politicians are held responsible for some deaths but not others.

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You Got In. Now Put It Behind You.

Let’s not limit ourselves to comments that strangers wrote about us before we were even old enough to vote.

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When Muslims Die

Perhaps it’s harder to think clearly when tragedy strikes your community. Perhaps it becomes too easy to convince yourself of discrimination and prejudice when two women who wear hijabs like your mother and sisters do are gunned down.

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Latin Lovin'

Thinking of Valentine’s Day as a Day of Love and Friendship wouldn’t equal adopting a different holiday or destroying a tradition. On the contrary, it would represent being more open and considerate to the people we spend time with, and would encourage us to demonstrate our affection to those we love, which is the whole point of Valentine’s Day in the first place.

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Comp 'Til you Drop

I feel like I’ve dealt with the worst of what the comp can be. But when I find myself looking back, I have surprisingly positive thoughts.

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Chinese-American, but Neither Chinese nor American

I am Chinese-American, but I cannot fully embrace both aspects of my identity at the same time. I have to choose one or the other.

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Letter to the Editor

Academic freedom and institutional neutrality are deeply worthwhile goals. Balancing them can indeed be tricky. But in this case the self-styled champion of both is in fact committed to neither.

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Dissent: Beggars Can’t (Retroactively) Be Choosers

Austerity is certainly no joyride, but the reality remains that Greece should and must continue to meet all of its financial obligations.

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An Atheist's Case for God

The problem lies in the fact that this sort of condemnation is discriminatory rather than universal. I am not opposed to fire and brimstone preaching so long as we are all destined to burn in hell.

Kaledora Kiernan-Linn
College

The Dropouts

Snow on Plympton
College

More Snow Looming, College Alters Dining Schedule

Divest Harvard Rally
Central Administration

After 24-Hour Sit-In, Divest Harvard Protesters Leave Mass. Hall

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College

#blacklivesmatter