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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.


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.

Men's Ice Hockey

Hockey Preview 2014

The Oval

Seeing Red: Stanford v. Harvard

blood handprint

Dead Letter: The Aesthetics of Horror

Election Strategy

Where Did All The Ideas Go?