If the legacy of the Class of 2015 is a culture of service informed by Harvard’s wisdom, the graduates will have done well indeed.
The new policies Faust announced were progress, but far from perfect.
For all its changes, the role of the president remains a position requiring a vision and novel ideas about improving the University.
The advantage afforded to children of alumni flies in the face of fairness and only contributes to the College’s culture of valuing familial connections over individual achievement.
Senior Gift is a way—part symbolic, part impressively tangible—to quite literally pay it forward.
While the compensation of those managers is high in absolute terms, relative to the immense potential of the endowment and the world of finance, it is far from exorbitant.
Environments that foster negative feelings are destructive of the openness and inclusivity essential to Harvard’s mission.
Our current system effectively provides a tiered system where academic flexibility is only available to those with the means to pursue it.
But today, the College’s Program in General Education—the modern successor of the original distribution requirements—fails to match the vision set forth by Lowell.
Even as the reaction to them raises significant questions about the nature of final clubs, we need to have a more sincere dialogue than these websites can possibly create.
Same-sex marriage should be recognized as a basic right rooted in our nation’s value of equality—it is the duty of the Court to uphold this principle where states have failed.