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Sanctions for Show

We have long condemned final clubs for cultivating such a toxic campus social environment. But to impose sanctions on club members would be to recognize the institutions themselves as the sole roots of sexual assault.

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Why Harvard? Because Yale Sucks.

Do you use Facebook? As Al Gore (a Harvard graduate) once said of the Internet, we took the initiative in creating that.

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The Wrong Strategy

It is hard for us to see how Harvard’s investment choices—measured in the tens of millions—would shape a global fossil fuel market of nearly five trillion dollars. The supposed signal that Harvard might send also seems improbable.

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Moving Forward on Shuttles

We are glad to see the implementation of the pilot project and hope that it leads to the permanent institution of the new route.

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The End of an Era

Administrators should consider student input before reshuffling class schedules as part of SEAS' impending relocation to Allston.

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Berry Bonanza

Of all the potential luxuries this money could buy, fresh fruit—and some of nature’s healthiest, at that—is not a rotten proposal, especially if so many students are sweet on the idea.

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A Journey Unfinished

The plaque placed on the Yard's Wadsworth House last Wednesday marks an opportunity to learn from our past while not erasing our history.

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Beyond the Rankings

Ultimately, numbers will remain crude measurements of the college experience.

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Ever Freer Expression

The recent spat between Reclaim Harvard Law School and counter-activists reflects the need to double down on our commitment to free speech.

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Inching Forward on Final Clubs

The A.D. Club's policy changes are a step in the right direction, but are largely cosmetic, pointing to larger problems with Harvard's final clubs.

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Expanding Gender-Neutral Housing

Gender-neutral housing is a matter of necessity, not convenience, and should be standardized for freshmen.

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Academic Flexibility

Ultimately, any discipline, no matter its age, must constantly change to meet the needs of its students. After all, even History and Literature, Harvard’s oldest concentration, continues to model such evolution to this day.

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Starting Up College

We are excited by this change and see it as an innovative way to make students from low-income families feel more comfortable as they adjust to campus.

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Assessing and Aspiring on Homelessness

Given the understandable limits on how much students can do to solve the homelessness problem, the responsibility of confronting it in the Square lies with larger, more capable institutions like Harvard.

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Sexual Harassment and Open Discourse

To jump to conclusions on a subject of this delicacy is nearly always to miss the point.