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“ShadrachSmith” is a mysterious commenter active in the comment sections of student publications across the Ivy League. He or she has made 21,286 comments since the creation of the account on April 12, 2010. ShadrachSmith’s comments can sometimes veer towards the offensive, and a fair number of them are not pertinent to the content of the articles. Here, we have picked out for your convenience a few of ShadrachSmith’s recent contributions in the comments section of The Harvard Crimson.
ShadrachSmith: Be a billionaire, build an exoskeleton for running. Simple truth: after x miles the impact destroys your meniscus, because you exceeded design parameters.
Headline: House Masters Now Called ‘Faculty Deans’
ShadrachSmith: High Sparrow would be better :-)
ShadrachSmith: Women don't enroll in Calculus either. Is that Newton's fault? Women don't do coding because they don't want to. Why is that somebody else's fault?
ShadrachSmith: Flint is the result of decades of corrupt one-party rule allowing the infrastructure to decay while they spent the money on salaries and perks.
Headline: Changing How We Think About Change
ShadrachSmith: For all I know Trump is a Hillary plant.
ShadrachSmith: Dear Law Students,You are not representing an oppressed proletariat struggling to be free. There aren't any of those at Harvard, or even in America. You are just trying to earn your spurs in the larger Social Justice Warrior crusade against any/all forms of American cultural hegemony. Can we discuss the flaws in your justifications and conduct? I'm your huckleberry :-)
ShadrachSmith: The only reasonable complaint about the title Master is from people named Bates.
ShadrachSmith: Did you know viable oat grains let out tiny screams when they are smushed for granola?
Headline: Yellow Fever
ShadrachSmith: As hard-core feminism spreads to more and more women in America, female robots are looking like a better investment every day.
ShadrachSmith: Arguments from authority often fail on schism over the 'who gets to be High Sparrow?" question. I think there were even two popes for a while.
ShadrachSmith: Harvard could provide free tuition and Michelin star food 24/7 to every student. But the corp spends it on other things, why?
Headline: Medical School Begins Dean Search
ShadrachSmith: The 'flipped' classroom assumes everybody shows up prepared, listened to the online lecture, and now we are here to empower Mastery. The speed bump is that not everybody always does the reading, hence, cliffsnotes.
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