The Crimson Staff
Late last week, Gerald L. Chan made Harvard history by donating a mammoth sum to what was formerly known as the Harvard School of Public Health. The $350 million sum marks the largest single donation in Harvard’s history.
Ultimately, the consequence of the Ad Board’s decision is a negative limit on students’ abilities to pursue the fields they most wish to study.
This August, Harvard Yard became tobacco free. Cigarettes, cigars, smokeless tobacco, and even e-cigarettes are banned—a step up from the existing smoking ban within 25 to 50 feet of any University building. Though well intentioned, the policy will have little additional health benefits while needlessly inconveniencing smokers.
We hope these more promising dining hall days will grow brighter still.
This tension between Harvard and its employees illustrates a fundamental flaw in the U.S. healthcare system’s reliance on employment-based insurance.
The addition of a few bins might seem insignificant, but the new bins are the product of committed student advocacy over the course of last semester.
Harvard should continue to demonstrate its commitment to the community of Allston by providing tangible, important benefits to the community.
Harvard must strike a balance between taking advantage of cutting-edge technologies and preserving what already works well.
It is our hope that students respond to the University’s new stance by being ever more conscientious and ever more vigilant.
From legacy status and admissions statistics to political beliefs and sexual experience, The Crimson's second annual survey of Harvard's incoming freshman brings the Class of 2018 into sharper focus.
While no car service should be allowed to operate totally unfettered, governments should promote rather than stifle technological innovation and its manifold benefits.
Massachusetts Hall, the home of Harvard's central administration, is pictured.
For which precocious 17- and 18-year-olds should Harvard throw open the gates?
Just because a skill cannot be taught in a lab or lecture does not mean it is not worth learning.