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Margaret H. Marshall
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Margaret H. Marshall

Seth Waxman
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Seth Waxman

Seth Waxman
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Stretch

Finally, make sure to stretch out your hands. You are graduating into a world of tremendous injustice and yawning inequality.

Margaret H. Marshall
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The Danger of Believing in Futility

What matters is to believe, to know, that a single act, a small gesture, can make a difference—and will make a difference—often in ways that you never could have imagined.

James Martin
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Three Rules for Happiness

As the Bible says, or at least should have said, “No one likes a know-it-all.”

James Martin
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James Martin

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Never Trump

Not voting for Trump or Clinton sends the message that we demand better options, and that we will not blindly support any candidate who happens to have an “R” next to his name on the ballot.

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Defending Those Who Suck: Let The Final Clubs Exist

Dean Khurana, President Faust: one of the best parts of my college education was watching you. And watching you now, I am horrified as my alma mater throws away freedom of association in the name of inclusion.

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Harvard’s Investments in Oil and Gas Fracking

We know about the climate-related research Harvard supports through its facilities and staff. But it is also important to know about Harvard’s own role in polluting activities.

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Harvard Heard Women, Alright

For generations, Harvard feminists and activists have advocated for the sanctioning or disbanding of final clubs. Now that we have it, new debates on gender and inclusiveness have come to the fore.

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On Sexual Assault and Safe Spaces

For people who have faced violence, oppression, or exclusion on this campus, safe spaces offer light and shelter. Perhaps more importantly, these spaces make us feel safe on a campus that can, at times, feel exceptionally unsafe.

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​Sanctions on Single-Sex Organizations: A Queer Perspective

In making this decision, the administration has certainly stepped on a number of toes, but from a broader perspective—or at least from my perspective as a member of the queer community—I think it’s a step in the right direction.

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In Defense of Sororities

This is not to say that sororities are perfect institutions (we aren’t), but that we are an example of what a single-gender organization working towards inclusivity on this campus might look like.

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​The Harvard Imagination

But the administration’s failure does not negate the very real failure on the part of many Harvard students to have imagined, even wanted, anything beyond the status quo—to imagine what a future Harvard without exclusive social organizations could look like.

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Harvard, Gender, Rhodes, and Final Clubs

Some day, most Harvard final club alumni will look back and wonder how we could accept gender discriminatory membership for so long.