Sarah C. Stein Lubrano

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Embrace the Absurd

It’s all pretty much inherently absurd when you realize you’re worrying about letters on a piece of paper that already makes you elite.

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Not Just Immigration

Members of the Grand Old Party have offered different solutions for how this demographic change can be accommodated.

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Revise the Policy

When (or, more realistically given a certain level of apathy to the UC on campus, if) you vote for your Undergraduate Council President sometime between today and Friday, you’ll also have the option of asking Harvard to examine its policies on sexual assault.

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Tenure and Gender

Why are there so few female professors at Harvard and comparable institutions?

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Pills Over Progress

ADD doesn’t go away, although it can sometimes become less severe if the patient spends years practicing organizational skills and strengthening their mental capabilities. This is extremely taxing, but it also teaches larger lessons.

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Walden, 165 Years After Thoreau

Some days, I can hardly choose a class or a paper topic or a time to eat dinner without asking the person next to me what they think.

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God and Rhetoric at the Convention

Americans are some of the most religious of the developed world, and it is commonly held that their path from the pew to the ballot is a short one. Even the secularized American is inundated with religious ideas and imagery.

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“Are You Suicidal?”

Part of the underlying problem with the availability of UMHS services is that mental healthcare is often dismissed as not as important as other kinds of healthcare, just as mental illness is stigmatized and dismissed.

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The Productivity of Social Space

As we listened to him explain British crown loyalty, students played pool, bought each other drinks, and admired one man who had decided to wear a brassiere on his head.

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Complex Gender Alignment

If one cannot imagine how gender could be innate, still one has the responsibility to let those who believe theirs is live their lives accordingly and only protest those who prevent one from living one’s own gender in the same autonomous fashion.

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Red Hot Politics

We are less certain about how we feel about abstract political issues than sexual ethics, and we transform the latter into identity politics.

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Does Silence Serve?

When fellow students find something objectionable, the decent response is not to tell them they are being overly sensitive and making things worse.

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Not Just Religious Freedom

Nuns may reasonably be expected to not need contraception because of the conditions under which they join their sisterhood, but college students and janitorial staff are not implicitly held to reproductive choices because of their membership in a religious university, nor should they be.

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Visual Arts

Intelligent Design: Negotiating the Identity of the Architecture Track

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Script Doctors

Harvard vs. Yale
Yale

Freshman Survey Part V: A Look at New Haven

Books
Academics

Freshman Survey Part III: Inside the Classroom and Out