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A Worthless Gamble

The specificity of this question lives little doubt that it is intended primarily for one very specific private intent.

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Striking a Deal

Finally, the strike has come to a close—and, it seems, on HUDS workers’ terms.

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The Financial Insecurity Behind Attendance Inflation

We commend the UC’s attempt to obtain more concrete data through this study in order to gauge the size of the discrepancy between actual attendance and projections.

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Curtailing Rape Culture at Harvard

This reprehensible practice reflects a culture of male sexual entitlement, where certain norms and expectations lead some to believe that women’s bodies are for their consumption.

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End Mandatory Minimums

By giving judges more discretion over mandatory minimums, Massachusetts will be able to move towards both greater racial equality and more enlightened administration of justice

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A Case for Non-Symbolic Reparation

As a university with ties to many historical injustices, Harvard ought not to be pursue debts of symbolic merit.

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On Issues of Academic Integrity

We hope that, by acknowledging risk factors, our campus will find clear-cut measures to combat them and promote academic integrity.

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Don’t Look at Your Admissions File

If these superficial motives are truly driving the increase in requests, we believe students should subject their impulse to view their files to greater scrutiny.

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Preserving Progress

In reality, what groups like the Massachusetts Family Institute wish to preserve their right to discriminate under the guise of public safety and religious liberty

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The Uncertainty of Sanctions

This renewed uncertainty over the implementation committee’s true objectives muddles the role of students in the committee on sanctions.

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Clarity on Dining

As it stands, undergraduates live under the portent that more dining halls might close, that hours may change unexpectedly, or that current levels of Crimson Cash and BoardPlus may prove insufficient for the duration of the strike.

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Presidential Precedent

The UC may well determine that it wants to subsidize other demanding extracurricular positions on campus, but until it passes a measure to that effect, there is no reason why it should use students’ and families’ money to make an exception for itself.​

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Legalize Marijuana

Rather than continuing to fund the War on Drugs, a policy that has done more to increase violence than stem it, the United States should reorient its priorities towards the regulation of marijuana under a well constructed legal framework.

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HUDS, Health, and Harvard

As low-income workers living in the expensive Boston area, HUDS workers are in an even worse position than the University to bear the burden of rising healthcare costs.

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What’s in a Name

When a title is intended to last indefinitely, administrators must make sure the donors from whom it accepts money reflect well upon the University.