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​Too Well-Endowed for Its Own Good

Like those arguing on behalf of HUDS, future student activists will likely be tempted to use the endowment as a rhetorical tool to argue for otherwise credible points. Hopefully they can learn from their predecessors’ errors and not poison their message with a misinformed notion of how Harvard’s wealth works.

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The Cold Shoulder

And as a newly admitted and matriculated Harvard freshman, it was all too easy for me to succumb to this kind of self-centeredness.

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Clipping the Hawk Wings

How do we prevent or at least minimize the damage done by a potentially reckless, belligerent and hawkish president?

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The Wicked and the Diverse

However, what happens if the range of identities presented in a work is so wide that you can’t find your own?

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Claiming Full Citizenship

I am glad I went to Bryn Mawr, but I want all 6,696 of you—now and 50 years from now—to be glad you went to Harvard.

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Ducking a Punch

To become a member of a club committed to a form of social bonding in which women are unable to participate would feel like a repudiation of my female mentors’ kindness.

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More Work to Be Done

As community resources, we will work to improve coordination, expand educational programs and training, and raise awareness about available on- and off-campus options. The values and aspirations of our community demand our commitment to doing better. We will.

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Students Stand with HUDS

Dining hall workers are and always have been an integral part of the Harvard community. What is harmful to them is harmful to us.

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Labor and the Color of Its Collar

If my internship gave me the skills I need to apply for prestigious posts, my restaurant job taught me what kind of person I want to be once I’m there.

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Red, White, and Blue

Never before have core principles been so openly assaulted and the shadowy corners of American identity so enthusiastically embraced: rejection over acceptance, alienation over toleration, and insularity over empathy.

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No Values Tests

Perhaps not since the Puritan era has Harvard assumed such a posture of authority over the beliefs and associations of its students.

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Whither Ideological Diversity?

For me, this isn’t an election to count the number of Ds and Rs on the faculty. It’s an election to be counted, to stand up in favor of principles held even more deeply than any musings on partisan balance.

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Whither Ideological Diversity?

For me, this isn’t an election to count the number of Ds and Rs on the faculty. It’s an election to be counted, to stand up in favor of principles held even more deeply than any musings on partisan balance.

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Older Women in the Job Market

The perception of older women as less attractive and appealing and therefore less “good” harms them when looking for a job, whether or not that decision is a conscious thought process on the part of the person hiring.

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A Walk Back From Harvard’s Club Fair

We cannot, as new members of this community, opt for inaction, looking over our shoulder as the problems of the less fortunate pass us by. We live here now.