Rachel L. Wagley

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Colossal Mountains on the Eve of Life

And what is the best life? Attempting to answer that would be, say, like trying to climb a mountain for the sake of climbing a mountain.


A Joint Celebration

At Harvard, Christians celebrate Easter alongside our friends celebrating Passover, the commemoration of the Exodus and freedom from slavery.


Faith as a Lifestyle

In our haste to commence our own witch-hunt, we must understand that creating a safe space on campus does not mean shielding ourselves from tough dialogues. I have no sympathy for those who use the Christian faith as a justification for real bigotry. But let’s remind ourselves in the aftermath of this controversy that conflating people’s concerns about abortion and homosexuality with hate stymies wisdom, tolerance, and academic freedom.


Pornographic Ethics

Perhaps the more telling pornography statistic is that slightly over two thirds of young men, and nearly half of young women believe that porn consumption is morally acceptable.


Loud and GOProud

According to CNN’s publication of the 2010 Midterm Election exit polls, 31 percent of gay, lesbian, and bisexual voters chose ...


Old War, New Weapons

In one of the greatest recent philosophical shifts, the secular orthodoxy awoke from its moral neutrality; secularists are now as moralistic as the traditionalists.

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A Defense of Manliness

Our tendencies to harp on gender inequality, denounce final clubs, and reprimand male pride lead us to ignore manhood’s intrinsic good.

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Something More

We have descended into a paradox. Sex gives us meaning—but is a meaningless end in itself.

Special Teams

In Photos: The Game

Crimson-UC Crossfire Debate

The Back of the UC Ballot

Helicopter over Harvard

In Photos: Bomb Threat Shakes the Yard


A.D. Club ‘Strongly’ Opposes Membership Changes