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Action, Not Labels, Needed on Immigration

The “sanctuary campus” label has an unclear meaning, and it unnecessarily puts the University—and by extension its affiliates—at risk.

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The End of a Tradition

Without the sort of visibility that the event and water bottles marked with the DAPA logo provided, there is no way of ensuring that freshmen, especially, are aware that DAPA is a trusted resource.

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Voting on the Sanctions

Rather than seek out the lesser of two evils, the faculty should vote directly on whether to repeal the proposed sanctions.

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More Monitoring, Less Speech

Unfortunately, this initiative’s many problems make us strongly question the large sum of money that Boston Police Department will invest in it.

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Don’t Normalize, Don’t Ignore

Harvard as an institution has the privilege and the duty to educate its students and the public about the world, including its less savory aspects.

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The Hypocrisy of Patriotic Correctness

In the aftermath of the election, students at Hampshire, Harvard, and beyond have felt that the country has become a more hostile environment for them to live in simply due to their identities.

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Textbook Transparency

Ultimately, while implementation of the Q guide question would improve the current situation regarding courses’ financial accessibility at the College, it is by no means a perfect solution.

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An Important Social Media Admission

Students applying to Harvard should not feel the need to make every part of their lives about admission to the college of their choice.

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Unsanctioned Confusion

Lamentably, the data currently available do not present reliable figures on students’ perspectives on the sanctions

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Trump and Science

As long as private research donors continue to support research impartially, Harvard should pursue all possible sources of funds to ensure that an anti-science presidency does not do irreparable harm to American research.

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It Happened Here

Though it is tempting to assume that these crimes are quarantined in distant parts of the country, they have arrived on our campus in very tangible ways.

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Programmatic Change

Now, after the unveiling of a new program in March, undergraduates have a year of data with which to begin understanding the full effects of the proposed changes, and an opportunity to shape the courses that fulfill the new requirements.

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Progress, For a Price

We continue to hope that the College will mandate annual in-person trainings for all undergraduates so that our entire community can make good on its commitment to a campus free of sexual violence.

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Sanctuary Campuses

Despite the upcoming change in presidential administration, Harvard’s commitment to taking care of its students regardless of their immigration status should not change.

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Trump, a Few Days Later

​A week after Election Day, the nation and the Harvard community are still coming to terms with the historical election of Donald J. Trump.