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Harvard Workers Got the Cold Shoulder This Winter

As the world’s richest university, with an endowment of roughly $36 billion, Harvard can afford to give its workers some paid time off during extreme, dangerous weather conditions.

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Islamophobia, Ayaan Hirsi Ali, Islamophilia

Rather than shrouding Islam with implicit speech regulations, why not debate it?

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Let Them Read Vogue

Many underestimate the power that they wield as they stand before their closets undressed each morning.

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Divestment, Ferguson, and Student Activism’s Failure

To reshape the activist culture on campus, the very essence of activism must change.

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What Happened to Vegitas?

I have not yet heard a peer offer an alternative to the treatment animals in slaughterhouses receive as their necks are broken, throats are slit, and families are taken away.

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It's Wrong to be Right

Liberals who dismissively reject conservatism at first glance are themselves embracing the very dogma of close-mindedness they tend to associate with the GOP.

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Building Keystone Would Be a Mistake

That future is up to us. If we are serious about securing a clean energy future, then we have to see President Obama’s veto of the Keystone bill as a crucial step.

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A Call for Tolerance and Understanding

As Muslims in America, we feel that the average American, and even the average Harvard student, knows very little about who we are, where we come from, and what we stand for.

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Moving Past the H-Bomb

My experience at Harvard must be valuable despite that myth, not because of it.

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Our Liberalism Problem

Liberalism ain’t what it used to be—collectivism is out and individuality is in.

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Science, Research, and the Government

Government investment in science is a duty; societal advances depend a lot on the course of research, innovation, and technology.

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Find a Little FOP in Winter

Let’s be conscious about what we allow to fill our brain space.

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The Sheep and the Fat Ox

If no one challenges “common wisdom,” how can we discover the error of our ways? It was sheepdom that caused Aristotle’s assertion that heavier objects fall faster to remain unchallenged for almost two thousand years, until Galileo decided to check it.

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Unlocking Blocking

If Harvard wants to give us the responsibility of deciding who we will spend the rest of college with, it should also give us the information needed to make a well-informed decision.

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Beyond HeforShe

If a campaign explicitly designed to tackle gender inequities can falter in its own mission, then no one is immune. Only through honest discussion and thoughtful critique can we hope to expose our own missteps and prejudices.

Big States, Little States
College

Beyond Boston: Regional Diversity at Harvard

Central Administration

In Op-Ed, Law Profs Call for University Governance Changes

Jeffrey K. McDonough Artwork
Scrutiny

Not a 9-to-5 Job

Advising Programs Office Under Construction
College

Freshman Advising: Under Construction