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You might be managing to muddle through, with the same determination that got you into Harvard in the first place, but it’s alright to admit that you don’t have it all together. Most people don’t.
We forget the ones we left behind, and we push others further behind still.
For all the charges of racism that one could level at Harvard, an oversimplified call to eliminate the use of race in admissions should not be one of them.
For many EB immigrants frustrated with the green card backlog, the grass isn’t greener in America.
We should work to ensure that the available spots are accorded to those who most deserve them.
Let’s stop using the trope of the conciliatory woman. Bipartisan compromise is great, but compromising with glass ceilings is not.
As a society, we must eliminate the death penalty in order to create the kind of justice system the United States so desperately needs.
Until last week, quiet, nonviolent cries for change in Baltimore fell mostly on deaf ears.
Coloring in as much of that picture as possible, leaving no black box unopened—that’s why I’m here. For me at least, that’s immensely more satisfying than the marginal returns from a fourteenth math class.
It is frightening how hard it can be to find support at Harvard. I was shocked by how easy it was to hide my pregnancy.
There are a multitude of ways to give back to the world, and the Senior Gift is one of them—but it is only one.
Let the right ones in and let them publish on their figures in the history of thought. Let them expand your moral imagination.
Unfair public pressure seems to be placed on Israel regarding the peace process. The Palestinian Authority routinely glorifies terrorists, recently lost a major U.S. court case for supporting terrorism, and formed a unity government with the terrorist organization Hamas.