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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.


It’s On Us

The problem of sexual assault on campuses is one close to home—but until all Americans are free to live without the debilitating scars of sexual violence, everyone must do their part. It’s on us.


The Crimson Editorial Board is Pleased to Announce its Fall 2014 Columnists


Digitizing the Loeb Classical Library

The Loeb Classical Library Foundation and the Harvard University Press announced last week that the entire Loeb Classical Library would be digitized and put online for a fee. Their efforts to make these resources more widely available are commendable and show the potential for future digitization projects.


The UC, Going Forward

Never did we think we would come to appreciate a body that was seemingly incapable of effecting change or inspiring student support.

Working Seniors Going Into Consulting or Finance By Year

Working Seniors Going Into Consulting or Finance By Year

Graph from the 2014 Senior Survey


Rightly Popular, But Increase Transparency

In order to maintain a standard set of regulations for each course the administration should delineate what exactly makes CS50 unique, and how other professors who want their classes to have this exception as well can structure their courses.


More Caution Needed in Syria

The U.S. does not exactly have good precedent on its side.


Maduro Madness

Regardless of whether or not professor Hausmann's economic advice is best for Venezuela, he ought to enjoy the full freedom to make such a claim without redress, especially while residing in the United States.


Good Thought Experiment, Bad Politics

We feel that independence would represent an impractical and economically imprudent step for Scotland.


Let Them Eat Where They Please

Ideally, each House should feel like a semi-autonomous community within Harvard.


A Good Day for Diversity…

Massachusetts primary voters should be proud of their tickets’ diversity, but not quite as proud of the campaigns their gubernatorial candidates have run to this point.

Free Time

In Search of Lost Time

Photo Man
Ivy League

Beyond The Silver Screen

Larry, In His Element

Professor Summers

Data Sculpture
Visual Arts

Painting by the Numbers: Data Visualization