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The Most Exclusive Club

Will we choose to hold social and economic advantage over our peers? And if we want to be leaders on campus, can exclusion for the sake of exclusion be compatible with building community?

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Culture Wars: The Empire Strikes Back

With the culture wars reset and reignited, the question remains: what is pop culture’s role?

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In Support of the Immigration Ban

Frustratingly, many of these people seek entry among the innocent, and in these times, due caution is necessary to protect our solid ground of liberty from anyone who fundamentally opposes it.

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Culture Wars: The Empire Strikes Back

With the culture wars reset and reignited, the question remains: what is pop culture’s role?

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In Support of the Immigration Ban

Frustratingly, many of these people seek entry among the innocent, and in these times, due caution is necessary to protect our solid ground of liberty from anyone who fundamentally opposes it.

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Buried Alive: Solitary Confinement in a Louisiana Prison

He has been free for 366 days. He spent the prior 15,695 days in solitary confinement. Those forty-three years marked the longest that any man had ever spent in such conditions.

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Buried Alive: Solitary Confinement in a Louisiana Prison

He has been free for 366 days. He spent the prior 15,695 days in solitary confinement. Those forty-three years marked the longest that any man had ever spent in such conditions.

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A Need for Focus

Balance is delicate; focus is crucial. When we take on all of the struggles of the world we run the risk of losing track of our own lives. And our lives and our world necessitate us to look at problems with an open yet critical mind.

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My Undergraduate Campus Troll is Now Senior Adviser to the President

Miller has come a long way professionally from his biweekly college editorials in a college paper. But he doesn’t seem to have grown much in the decade since “Miller Time.”

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My Undergraduate Campus Troll is Now Senior Adviser to the President

Miller has come a long way professionally from his biweekly college editorials in a college paper. But he doesn’t seem to have grown much in the decade since “Miller Time.”

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Martin Shkreli, HFAC’s Publicity Stunt Gone Wrong

HFAC’s publicity stunt aims to capitalize on the notoriety of Shkreli’s name. Shkreli’s attention-seeking, it turns out, is rivaled only by HFAC’s.

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Beyond Comity

Even now, we witness Congressmen falling in line with their party more and more. This is a fault of both major parties, but the end result is the same regardless: compromise continues to slide away and the Senate becomes less and less an institution predicated on comity.

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Financial Aid is a Treatment, Not a Cure

Their lives haven’t changed for the better. I find out that my dad pulled his shoulder at work and is still in pain. My mom shares her worries as she wonders how they will pay for the next month’s rent. I feel guilty and helpless. As I enjoy everything Harvard gives me, my parents continue to struggle.

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I Am Not a Moderate Muslim

The term “moderate Muslim” assumes that being Muslim isn’t enough. That being Muslim is threatening.

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​Flipping the Script on College Acceptance

Thus campuses that are assuredly diverse, in every sense, produce better graduates—​not just because students engaged in novel conversations, or because they empathetically broadened their perspectives, but because they worked harder to explain themselves, and they thought critically about their assumptions.