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Kanuparthy and Horvath for the UC

Whoever wins the UC election will need to ensure that administrators are pressured to respond to student concerns and that a new slate of fresh ideas are brought before their constituents. Kanuparthy and Horvath are the ones who best fit that bill.


An Undisguised Threat to Freedom of the Press

Journalistic institutions in this country should be treated as sacrosanct, not as pawns in a game of cat and mouse between law enforcement agencies and suspects.


A Just Nominee

She is a strong and reasonable candidate for Attorney General, and her confirmation should occur with all due speed.


Snapshots in the Classroom

Over the past two years, events close to home have heightened the general interest in—and fear of—unwarranted or unexpected surveillance. Last week's revelations that Vice Provost for Advances in Learning Peter K. Bol authorized the photographing of classrooms to collect data on attendance in classes during the spring 2014 semester brought them closer once again.


An Uncommon Improvement

Harvard and many peers—calling themselves the “Coalition”—are questioning the Common App’s success. They have proposed a new application, one that in their eyes will promote fairer review of students from a wider range of backgrounds.


Listen to the Professors

Our employees and their families deserve better than evasion and silence. Now is the time to make things right. The University should cancel its plans and engage in a dialogue with its non-union workers.


Falling Short on Climate Change

The implications of climate change shown in the report are drastic, and without strong efforts to curb carbon emissions, these detrimental changes will become a frightening reality.


Equality in Effort

Unrecognized social organizations are leaders on campus. It is time for these clubs to truly take on this role.


Don't Be Afraid of the Dark

Whatever economic and health benefits may arise in Massachusetts due to this switch will surely be offset by the utter confusion this will cause in interstate travel.


A Mayor for the Ages

That more than half of Boston’s residents met him is a testament to the Mayor’s commitment to all his constituents.


Tax Gas, Help Mass.

Tying the taxes to inflation makes sense, as inflation accounts for the rise of residents’ incomes, spending, and even other taxes.


Coakley for Governor

Martha Coakley is an unremarkable candidate. But she stands for a solid platform of reforms and policies designed to extend the successes of the Patrick administration.


A Disappointing Election

By engaging in this brand of defensive posturing, Democrats have ceded the narrative to Republicans while accepting an election devoid of ideas.


A Red Light for Food Labels

Colored dots do little more than label certain foods as “good” or “bad” while failing to capture the nuances of a healthy diet.


Keep on Recruiting

What has become a valuable asset for companies like Bain Capital and McKinsey & Company to tap into Harvard student talent may now similarly serve organizations like Ashoka, Pencils of Promise, and the Tobin Project.

Eldo Kim

News Analysis: Could Eldo Kim Return to Harvard?

Protestors on Mass Ave

Seen and Heard: Harvard's March Through Cambridge

Track and Cross Country

Decorated Thrower Looks To Continue Success


Reconstruction 3.0