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Clinton Had a Hillary Problem

Many hoped that Clinton would become America’s first woman president. Now that she is not, it is important that we remember why, so that other qualified women in the future are not unintentionally shut out of the highest office in the land.

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​Your Body is a Temple

Whether they may be in a prayer room in a mosque or synagogue or within yourself, the goal within any belief system —and really, the goal in life—is to find, and do, whatever makes you happy.

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Is Partisan Rancor a Laughing Matter?

One reason we are at a stalemate in our political othering is that we have few tools for positively engaging others.

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Pushing Harvard Towards Sanctuary Campus Status

As student organizers involved in drafting the student and faculty petition titled “Protect Undocumented Students at Harvard,” and as participants in meetings with Dean Rakesh Khurana and President Faust, we believe that the email does not adequately address the concerns expressed by members of the Harvard community.

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Our Forty-Four Years of Struggle Must End Now

We believe that this is a pivotal moment to fulfill intellectual needs that have gone unaddressed for too long.

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Class and Careers

I fear that right now, Harvard is acting as a catapult that shoots people from lower classes into the upper one, leaving them in an unfamiliar (and perhaps unwanted) new territory and robbing their communities of value.

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Black Girl, White Mother

I don’t worry about my death at the hands of a police officer, because I am confident my white mother will get me justice.

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Evil Women

When a woman blunders, she mars the face of all womankind. Yet this idea of generalizability applies only to women, not to men.

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Better the Trump You Know

The “winning” Trump is odious, but at least we know who he is. The losing Trump is an unknown who was prepared to unleash a wave of unforeseen terror.

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Better the Trump You Know

The “winning” Trump is odious, but at least we know who he is. The losing Trump is an unknown who was prepared to unleash a wave of unforeseen terror.

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Voting for a Democratic Harvard

I want to see a Harvard where folks are invested in each others’ well-being and work to protect each other from mistreatment and discrimination.

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Vote "No" to the Harvard Graduate Student Union, "Yes" to More Discussion

The fact that union representatives have not taken the time to consider and publicize the answers to these issues should be reason enough for students to vote ‘no.’

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The Problem With Gratitude

Though all of us are lucky to be at this school, living in a constant state of crippling indebtedness to this institution can also get in the way of progress.

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Protect Undocumented Students at Harvard

We do not need your words of comfort, your pity, or your sympathy. We need action that demonstrates this University’s dedication to supporting all of its students, regardless of their immigration status.

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Enter the Night

What has gone so deeply wrong with our great American experiment that nearly half this nation feels so much vitriol, fear, and hatred towards the “other” half of America?