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This Is Not the Way to Protest

No matter how genuine the cause, protests simply cannot happen without reflective planning.

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Why We Don't Date

Why waste time building a relationship when we can get what we need (or at least finish stat homework on time) without the untidiness of feeling?

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The Back Door to Harvard

My Extension School cap, well broken in by now, is a fond reminder that we can all grow in knowledge and understanding.

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A Sacred Right Remains Threatened

We must remain vigilant in the face of dishonest laws that are disenfranchising our fellow citizens.

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Transgender Erasure at Harvard

Of all the words in next year’s readings for Community Conversation, many more than one should be the word “transgender.”

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No More Liberal Excuses  

The problem with Harvard groupthink is that it does not realize that while the West is not at war with an entire religion, we should be at war with its extremist forms.

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Dear Dia...

I’m not writing because I’m no longer alone.

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Dreaming to the Maximum in Mumbai

Indeed, Mumbai seems like a rising city, even as it already has a huge population and undisputed economic hegemony in its country.

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A view of Marine Drive and Back Bay (an arm of the Arabian Sea) at night from Kamala Nehru Park in Malabar Hill. Marine Drive is nicknamed "the Queen's Necklace" due to its appearance at night.

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The Trouble with Harvard’s Email Culture

Differentiating between compulsive checking and productive necessity is worthwhile because blind usage has consequences that extend beyond just wasted time.

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"My Death Needs To Mean Something"

We should see Leelah’s suicide as the consequence of a collective mistake. But we should also see it as she wanted it to be seen—a cause of social change, a catalyst for learning to reshape misconceptions and bring about respect.

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The Case Against Boycotting SodaStream

This is not a victory for human rights. It is a victory for human wrongs.

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Why We Called for Boycotting an Israeli Soda Company

For Palestinian students at Harvard, the presence of the SodaStream label represented a direct endorsement of land theft that has destroyed their communities and left thousands without homes.

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Buying Off the Judiciary

The pernicious effects of a dependence upon outside donors on the democratic process cannot be ignored.

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For Law Students, the Hardest Tests Are Yet to Come

Harvard Law students are demanding an extension on their exams because the trauma of recent events in Ferguson and Staten Island has made it impossible for them to focus on their studies. I am not sympathetic.

Black Lives Matter Protester
Race

Demonstrators Continue 'Black Lives Matter' Campaign in Central Square March

Harvard Stadium
Allston

Boston Olympic Bid Names Harvard Venues as Hosts for 10 Events

Conflict at the Scene
Crime

Med School Professor Dies After Brigham Shooting

"Shut It Down"
College

The Top 10 Stories of 2014