Regardless of which specific policies we end up deciding to pursue, Freddie Gray’s death is further evidence that the status quo is unsustainable — that it is time for reform.
As the Armenian community continues to grieve and commemorate, we hope that the United States will extend the recognition that the Genocide warrants.
Everything that makes Harvard special centers around the community of people who live here.
It is easy and altogether too frequent for our balance between work and fun to become skewed here, and for social events to become—either by accident or design—exclusive and closed to certain members of the community.
The moment freshmen walk through Johnston Gate, they watch groups form before their eyes—groups that depend on where students grew up or went to school, and groups that become closed off, or appear that way, to newly-minted Harvardians even before shopping week ends.
It is a far too early to know the answers to all these questions, and at this point the strong negative reaction to Noah’s appointment is far from warranted.
Tying a vote on a highly qualified nominee to a controversial abortion funding provision of a human trafficking bill is not advising the president on his nominee.
The international community, and particularly the European Union, must work together to protect the safety of these people, especially those that are fleeing from the armed conflict in Libya.
The scope of wrongdoing—and the possible complicity of agency higher-ups in the evidence manipulation—is yet to be fully established. But this much is abundantly clear: Repeated abuses of power deserve sunlight and full accountability.
An electoral system that allows two extravagantly wealthy men to have as much financial influence as the two major political parties must be fundamentally reformed.
Unfortunately, as much as ever, divestment works toward the noble end of combating climate change through unproductive, unlikely, and ineffectual means.
As we have previously opined with regard to the Honor Council and sexual assault statistics, transparency in disciplinary proceedings is vital.
The Honor Council’s inclusion of students represents immense progress, but it must continue working to avoid the pitfalls of its predecessor.
It is certainly the case that Cuba’s human rights record is decidedly mixed. So too, however, are the human rights records of China, Saudi Arabia, and countless Latin American or Africa nations, and yet we maintain economic and political relationships with them.
It is true that Renegade represents a more marginalized view than its critics; it is also true that the principle of free expression does not apply only to those in the margins.