The student body would do well to take note: Despite having the largest endowment of any university, Harvard’s money is not endless, and limits require trade-offs.
Even when it comes to popularized, light-hearted traditions such as Datamatch, the entire student body should feel able to participate.
The Yale model fails to take into account traditions and experiences that are central to the Harvard first-year experience.
It is beyond debate that Hopper is a more deserving namesake than Calhoun.
Expanding course choices and requirements to reflect the pluralism that exists in the student body is a powerful impetus that will expose Harvard students to new ideas that may previously have not been a focus.
Having a faculty that reflects Harvard’s increasingly diverse student body is critical, but unfortunately Harvard could be losing numerous qualified minorities due to the current hiring and tenure process.
DeVos’ fundamental lack of knowledge is an imminent danger to schools and students across the country.
Given the generosity of Harvard’s financial aid, accompanied by the magnanimous claim that “financial circumstances...will not keep you from Harvard,” it is illogical that textbook prices should stand in the way of students’ course selections.
Whether or not you appreciate Tatte’s polished white brick and marble interior, its presence reflects a very pressing fact: there are fewer and fewer affordable food options in Harvard Square.
We are gratified to see a woman of color breaking barriers in such a high-profile position, and believe that her election shows young girls of color around the country that their futures have limitless potential.
Universities should foster this intellectual growth by inviting principled conservatives to provide educational experiences for their students—not polemicists such as Yiannopoulos who hold little substance behind their contrarian views.
Cambridge’s first and foremost duty as a city is to protect the rights of all of its citizens.
Trump’s executive order exists in blatant mockery of this professed American ideal of universal promise. And thus, the order seems to contradict the hope of a shared collective humanity.
If Harvard cannot at least match the financial success of peer institutions, it cannot expect to keep its role as a leader in research and higher education.
Given the breadth of this policy across all unrecognized single-gender social organizations and its intrusion into student life, it is unfortunate but understandable that the sanctions have been at best a controversial move and at worst a public relations disaster.