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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.

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Harvard: Don’t Let Hate Trump Love

Democrats at Harvard and across the country make a grave political and moral misstep if, instead of analyzing why their platform fell short, they blame bad people rather than bad policy.

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A New Inclusivity

Instead of assuming that it is someone’s ignorance and privilege that leads them to say something insensitive, we can make progress by resisting the urge to dismiss their perspective, and instead realize that it is through discussion that people learn to consider a wider array of points of view.

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A New Inclusivity

Instead of assuming that it is someone’s ignorance and privilege that leads them to say something insensitive, we can make progress by resisting the urge to dismiss their perspective, and instead realize that it is through discussion that people learn to consider a wider array of points of view.

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Equality on Mt. Auburn Street

And while we don’t agree on everything, we do agree on this: the status quo is unacceptable, and the faculty and administration should do everything in their power to combat the discriminatory practices of final clubs.

Becina Ganther
College

Becina Ganther