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Now and ever, the black tape will not vanish when we work harder and climb higher.
As law students, we see the connection between our history and the laws that justify deadly police violence against black and brown bodies.
The cold, hard truth of a college’s racial history is always there. It is built into the structures in which black and brown students live.
More guns are not the answer, but gun control should not even be the question.
We hope our referendum will demonstrate to Harvard administration that students are listening, invested, and will not be silent.
We want to create a venue for safe, inclusive, large-scale events oriented towards freshmen, with an emphasis on safe and inclusive, because our current social climate is neither.
By outsourcing our work to vendors, Harvard is ceding the independent function of the library as a curator of information in the service of knowledge to a handful of private corporations whose main interest lies in maximizing profits.
What we have seen at both Mizzou and Yale is what happens when a group of people are tired of being marginalized from the moment they set foot on campus.
We should see what’s happening at Yale as a reminder, as well as foreshadowing, of what can occur here if we do not engage in this kind of reflection.
At the end of the day we really are all human and full of paradoxes.
As I prepare to apply to law school, I am troubled by the justice system that I am choosing to be a part of.
I firmly believe that the aspects that make us unique are what can bond us together and help us form new connections.
It is time for everyone—college students, tutors, professors, feminists, and final club members—to think about what rape culture really is and how it is not confined to the mansions along Mt. Auburn St.
I fear that, by trying to reaffirm others’ experiences, we are encouraging the state of mind that led them to that point in the first place.