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True Academic Integration

We firmly believe that Harvard students should never have to compromise their academic goals to pursue their extracurricular ones—or their extracurricular goals for their academic ones, for that matter.

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Exclusivity in the Comp

While this is a good idea in principle, the UC is not the best organization to lead this effort, because we are skeptical that it would be able to successfully investigate comp processes.

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Making Voting Easier

Thanks to the efforts of the New Democracy Coalition and state Representative Evandro C. Carvalho, Massachusetts state legislators have a chance to join their Oregonian and Californian counterparts in making voting easier. It is an opportunity they should take.

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Loosening Up UC Funding

The UC's proposal to allow funding of student events for at least the first week of reading period and the annual Arts First festival is a smart one.

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The Need for Nuance

Most significantly, we are troubled by the University’s choice to group male final clubs, female final clubs, fraternities, and sororities.

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On Names at Yale

Yale's recent decisions regarding "masters" and Calhoun College point in opposite directions.

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Caught on Camera

Installing security cameras at dorm entrances certainly makes sense, but in this case, we would prefer to see the UC use its clout to instruct students to help themselves, rather than only focusing on administrative solutions.

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Extending the Degree

After all, “Extension Studies” is neither an academic program nor an accurate description of what students actually study.

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An Honor Fit for a General

As we applaud this change and continue working for more nuanced commemorations of American history, we must remain vigilant against inequity in our own time.

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Thank You, ROTC

As we understand better their sacrifices, we should be moved to gratitude, and from gratitude to action. Expanding the official recognition of ROTC at Harvard is a step forward on this path.

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Expanding the Title IX FAQs

While working with activists and student representatives is laudable, the issue cuts too deeply to stop there.

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Lowering Law School Tuition

The goal should be a payment structure that gives all students—particularly women and representatives of underrepresented minority groups—the financial freedom to choose the career path they want.

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Paying Heed to Patriots’ Day

Harvard should join many of its peer institutions in the Boston area in declaring Patriots' day a university-wide holiday.

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Holding Student Groups Accountable

Any sign of misuse of the funds it disburses is reason for concern, and the UC should thus act accordingly in ensuring the accountability of student groups.

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A Bolder Vision for Mass Transit

The MBTA should implement a recent proposal for late night bus service, but it needs a more comprehensive vision.