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Every day that we forget the NRA’s mission in order to learn from its political savvy, more innocent Americans are killed by guns, and we are even farther from the possibility of justice.
I want to share my story for several reasons: to paint an accurate picture of how rape happens at this prestigious institution, to encourage my peers to take an active role in prevention, to dispel the notion that sexual assault is a spectrum, and to tell other assault survivors that they are not alone and they are not to blame.
Every “I don’t believe you,” every “she was drunk” or “he’s a good guy” or “boys will be boys” reaffirms the belief that men who do this always have an excuse.
There is nothing surrounding these issues that we should be talking about less than we currently are, but we need to be talking about this more.
As I stood there with the throngs of screaming people lining the Benjamin Franklin Parkway in Philadelphia, it was clear to me that his flock is as strong as ever.
To all of the men who make it a habit to catcall me and other women, here’s something to think about: I do not dress myself to be mentally undressed by you.
But when the rust red had faded and homework had regained its throne, a lurking thought from the past rematerialized. What if I don’t see the future? What if I don’t see the next blood moon?
The moral imperative of anger, empathy, and action transcend political calculations and the seeming psychological necessity of indifference.
This series is important not only because the refugee crisis has reached a desperate point in terms of its magnitude and Europe’s poor handling of the migration, but also because this is a time when people have become impervious to mass tragedies.
I do not know what Governor Haley’s true views on race are, but I do know that her policies have made life tangibly worse for people of color in her state. I know that her actions have been in direct contradiction to the values that the Harvard Foundation claims to embody.
Maybe restructuring the ancient course that all living Harvard students and most of the dead ones have taken is a good idea. But let's not claim that the reason for doing so should be to reflect the entering freshmen's "interests."
The history of final clubs gives us no reason to believe that acceptance of women will change their overall dominating nature.
There is an important social role for final clubs at Harvard.