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Insert Bad Poetry Here

So let your writing be bad and mostly uninhibited.

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Shutting Down Entrepreneurship

Despite the plethora of successful startups that have emerged from Harvard College, the entrepreneurial environment the university declares it has does not exist.

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The Reading, Of Course

Even at Harvard, one of the most intellectual institutions in the world, few students read as much as they should.

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Freeing Prisoners for Political Gain

For our system to work, the fundamental principle must be that criminals will be equally and appropriately punished for their crimes regardless of who they are. Justice needs to be applied both blindly and uniformly.

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400 Years a Slave

I will not equate the injustices of slavery with that of current prisons’—doing so trivializes and understates the horrors of the slavery system. It is important, however, to acknowledge the weight that slavery held in shaping the current mass incarceration.

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The Meaning of 'Boston Strong'

When I found myself sequestered in my dorm in Cambridge while the police shut down an entire metro area in pursuit of two villains, I felt anything but resilient or tough or pragmatic. Rather, I felt irrational, and, in fact, a bit lame.

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Crimson op-ed titles never fail to disappoint.

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Can You Guess Which of These Crimson Op-Ed Headlines Are Real?

Although Flyby is always extremely sensitive when choosing titles (or are we?!?), we proudly present the op-ed title guessing game. Can you tell which ones are real titles published in the past year, and which aren’t?

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The Diversity Report

The time is now for the University to recommit to fostering a more supportive campus. This fall, the most racially diverse class of freshman in Harvard’s history will arrive at our gates. We cannot let these students down.

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On Remembering

There are rare moments that transcend any lines that we draw between ourselves, and this is one of them. This binds us all together.

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Hey! Hey! LBJ! What Can You Teach the President Today?

Many yearn in a dismally nostalgic way about how successful Washington used to be. How a strong, charismatic, slithering executive with ample experience could mobilize a significantly divided, but ultimately competent body.

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Declan Garvey's vacation Instagram

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American Airlines Tweet

In response to Twitter user @QueenDemetriax_'s hoax threat

American Airlines Threat Hoax
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American Airlines Threat Hoax

from Twitter user @QueenDemetriax_

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Youth Homelessness in the Square
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For Homeless Youth, Age Can Compound Challenges of Life on the Streets

On Year Later: Boston Marathon Bombings
Boston Marathon

VIDEO: Looking Back One Year Later, Harvard Affiliates Prepare to Return to Finish Line

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Rebuilding the Past: Harvard's Beautification Renaissance