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Diverse Applicants for a Diverse Class

The Harvard experience thrives on diversity of thought, identity, and experiences. The College must continue to enrich this experience in the coming years.

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Greater Proactivity is Needed to Ensure Security

Security is an obligation of all Harvard community members, and Harvard needs to place a greater emphasis on ensuring the privacy of sensitive information.

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Why We Cannot Hide Behind Free Speech

Given his tenuous connections to Harvard itself and insubstantial conversation, it is questionable why HFAC invited Shkreli to speak at all. ​

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Harvard is Right to Shrink Graduate School Enrollment

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.

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Datamatch's New Direction

Even when it comes to popularized, light-hearted traditions such as Datamatch, the entire student body should feel able to participate.

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The Case for the Current Housing Model

The Yale model fails to take into account traditions and experiences that are central to the Harvard first-year experience.

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In Support of Hopper College

It is beyond debate that Hopper is a more deserving namesake than Calhoun.

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The Diversity Requisite

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.

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The Pursuit of Diversity

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.

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Standing Against the Secretary of Education

DeVos’ fundamental lack of knowledge is an imminent danger to schools and students across the country.

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Class Barriers

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.

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Bad and Bougie

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.

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A Chorus of Diverse Voices

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.

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Free Speech, Not Hate Speech

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.

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A Sanctuary from Fear

Cambridge’s first and foremost duty as a city is to protect the rights of all of its citizens.