Contributing opinion writer

Reed T. Shafer-Ray

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​The Tragedy of Selling Out

For seniors being coaxed by a silver platter of options from proactive private sector firms, the anxiety to get a job as quickly and painlessly as possible often leads to corporate capitulation.


Only Snakes Can Judge

When passion and principles are reviled, snakes can slither freely without reproach.


​“Friendly” Competition

Why are Harvard students, usually ready to pounce at any opportunity to compete, so blind to hone their friendship skills?


​Loving Yourself For a Cookie

Luckily for us, students can combat the school’s anxiety-inducing culture in a straightforward manner. Simply, students have to start loving themselves.


​Why Harvard Fails at Transformation

I have learned that transactions feel more fulfilling when they are the means to an end that actually makes me happy.