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Getting Schooled

All higher education needs reform, but many of the worst practices have been concentrated in the for-profit sector.

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Ebola? Carry On

All this confirmed my suspicion the health messaging about Ebola has somehow gone terribly wrong—and I’d like to set things straight.

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For Caitlyn

Service, brotherhood, and any other positives with which fraternities furnish the world often pale in comparison to what statistics show dominates the frat ethos: alcohol. Lots of it.

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School, Interrupted

Over time, I found that interrupting the routine is one of the most important things to do.

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Cross Your T's, Dot Your... Food?

The dot system imposes a standard and value on every food, which can feel like constant judgment to those for whom diet, weight, or shape has ever been tied up with a sense of achievement.

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Free Harvard

A tuition-free Harvard would be a far more welcoming place to all students.

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Interracial Dating at Harvard

I did not choose to date my boyfriend to be provocative or to make a statement.

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What Title IX Does

We write as alumnae who have witnessed the law school’s failure to serve survivors, and who believe that our professors’ willingness to outrightly reject an improved-but-imperfect policy perpetuates that unacceptable legacy.

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In Defense of Facebook Official

To all the happily dating people at Harvard: Post it on Facebook.

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Not Just the R- Word, the F-word, Too

Here at Harvard, however, where so many of us are away from home for the first time, some people are taking far too much advantage of being out from their parents’ watchful eye and prying ear.

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A Walden of Your Own

Unlike Thoreau, we don’t even have to chop our own wood.

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America Needs to Get Over Ebola

The paranoia Ebola is causing is probably disrupting daily affairs more than the disease itself.

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On Divestment: Debate, Don't Marginalize

The Corporation’s avoidance of debate has allowed it to take absolutist, illogical, and unsubstantiated positions on divestment.

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In Defense of Pinker

What the current admissions culture has spawned is a flurry of attempts to join extracurricular activities that look good to admissions officers, instead of allowing people the time to pursue things they’re truly passionate about.

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Letter to the Editor

To study computational complexity is to ask questions just as fundamental as those pondered in epistemology. The humanities do not offer the only sanctuary for pure scholars.

The Oval
Scrutiny

Seeing Red: Stanford v. Harvard

blood handprint
Arts

Dead Letter: The Aesthetics of Horror

Election Strategy
Columns

Where Did All The Ideas Go?

Free Time
Columns

In Search of Lost Time