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This is not a victory for human rights. It is a victory for human wrongs.
For Palestinian students at Harvard, the presence of the SodaStream label represented a direct endorsement of land theft that has destroyed their communities and left thousands without homes.
The pernicious effects of a dependence upon outside donors on the democratic process cannot be ignored.
Harvard Law students are demanding an extension on their exams because the trauma of recent events in Ferguson and Staten Island has made it impossible for them to focus on their studies. I am not sympathetic.
Though I did not find the Black Mass personally offensive, I recognize why others did, and the University was justified in providing a thorough response. But if that situation merited four paragraphs, how do Michael Brown and Eric Garner merit only four sentences?
The need for justice is clear, and the value of promoting awareness cannot be understated. But at a certain point it is necessary to start focusing more on action.
Don’t be a hypocrite. This is what the Founders warned us about. Wake up.
Last year, The Crimson praised CS50 for its “commitment to innovative teaching” and for “raising the bar for teaching at Harvard.” This statement’s Boolean value: false.
In our stern voices, we chanted: “Black lives matter! Black lives matter! Black lives matter!” Confused, boisterous, and starkly naked, they replied: “U.S.A.! U.S.A.! U.S.A.!”
Good lies are all damned, and they’re damned for good. But you’ve still got to love them.
We are the hashtag generation; we feel the need to compress the entirety of an image or sentiment into a simple set of words.
The General Education program becomes flawed as a result of attempting to differentiate itself from mere distributional requirements.
Fortunately, institutions are not fixed: They can and do change, and room still can be made to address this problem in forthcoming university and museum decisions.
“O Little Town of Bethlehem” communicates the unity of the symbolism, spirit, and story of Christmas.