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The Professors' Misplaced Criticisms

The authors of the letter are correct in saying that Harvard University must “stand up for principle.” But the principle it must stand for is justice for the victims of sexual harassment and assault.


Staying Vigilant in Ferguson

It is heartening to see people join the protests in Missouri under a variety of banners.


Underfunded and Underprepared

The unprecedented pace of the disease could have been halted much earlier had the international community’s response not been so slow until now.


Give B's a Chance

We hope, going forward, that institutions of higher education find a way to sort this problem out.


The Damage of the Culture Wars

Public discourse suffers in an environment where ideas are discounted off-hand due to the identity of the speaker.


Upwards and Onwards

The Court and this country have made incredible strides in the direction of expanding the rights of same-sex couples to marry, but marriage inequality remains only one of many systematic injustices against members of the LGBTQ community in this country.


Defining the Relationship

Properly and officially delineating the respective roles of the House Committees and the UC would be an important first step toward improving relationships with these two important governing bodies.


West Station: On the Right Track

As Massachusetts Transportation Secretary Richard A. Davey said at the station’s opening, “It’s about a neighborhood.”


It's the Thought that Counts

Harvard is remarkably resilient, but even as campus moves past the emails, it is important to recognize their effect. Regardless of the credibility of this specific threat, we must recognize that they reflect a very real current of racism that is unfortunately alive and well in our world today.


Yes to "Yes Means Yes"

The law is the first in the nation to officially embrace an affirmative consent policy, and we hope others are soon to come.


Commemorating the Human Reality

In light of the staggering civilian death toll, we support the actions of the Palestine Solidarity Committee and of all student protesters who took part in Monday’s demonstration.


Holder Leaves Mixed Results

For the nation’s first African-American Attorney General, these blind spots blemish the substantive progress he achieved towards making the United States more just.


Rock the Yellow

The movement deserves our support, and China should be criticized for its behavior toward civil rights both in Hong Kong and on the mainland.


Changing the Board

Beginning next academic year, the Ad Board will implement the largest structural changes in its history, changes that will alter both the types of cases and the number of cases the Board will deliberate on in the future.


An Unequal Restriction

Perhaps most troubling, this already flawed program would limit poor students’ freedom of choice by tying aid to the rankings.

School at School

What We Forget About School: School

Head of the Charles
Men's Crew

Head of the Charles 2014

CS50 in Mather

CS50 and the Humanities

Closing Ceremony

Ignore Congress. Close Gitmo.