Editorials

The Advantages of a More Representative Faculty

We hope the University continues its progress in diversifying this institution, in spite of the setbacks, and creates a more perfect union of faculty and students.

Op-Eds

Where Apathy Meets Activism

How can a demographic that self-reports as politically conscious, advocates for change, and lauds the power of the ballot be counted on to vote only half the time?

Editorials

Further Action is Needed on Ethnic Studies

It is good to see the History & Literature department respecting student perspectives, and this partnership between faculty and students to modernize and broaden scholarship is laudable.

Electrifying Yardfest

For subsequent Yardfests, Harvard should look to not only to bolster its performers but also to give support to the student events that complement the concert.

Feeling the Heat

We should remind ourselves that we have three summers, so spending one at home will not ruin our post-college trajectory. Though it is important to utilize our summers well, Harvard students should do so in whatever way fits our personal goals and future plans.

Op-Eds

Harvard’s Not-So-Quiet Embarrassment

At its core, the purpose of language is communication and doubting a people’s language merely because one cannot “write it” is fundamentally discriminatory.

The Importance of Being a Citizen Too

I hope, though, that those of us who ultimately become leaders will remember to be citizens, too. I hope that we will remember those whom we serve and why we serve them.

Join the March for Science

We write not only to professors of the natural sciences, because a threat to any science is a threat to truth and the fundamental processes of research and knowledge dissemination.

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Columns

​Living in a Machista World

There’s a way of preserving a sweet, Salvadorean, Mexican, or Latin American culture while getting rid of its painful, violent, oppressive components for the benefit of men and women yet to be born into it. There’s a way of rethinking our machista world.

Columns

Do You Believe in Miracles?

If we begin to place our actions in the hands of miracles, we fail to see the light within ourselves, the desires and dedication that propel us to grind ourselves against the whetstone of the world, honing ourselves to something that, mixed with a dash of luck, places us in the paths of achieving our dreams.

Columns

White House Visits and Rebel Flags

One can debate ad nauseam whether refusing to stand for the national anthem or declining an invitation to the White House is an appropriate mode of protest, or whether failing to take such a stand signals complicity in injustice. What is undeniable is that the injustices prompting these actions are real and that progress against them is stagnating.

Columns

Beyond Color

Our eyes were shaped by our color, which had to be explained in detached, difficult dialogue.

Op-Eds

Trading My Lab Coat for a Hospital Gown

Of course I didn’t tell any of my pre-med friends about my suicide attempt. Future doctors don’t do that.

Editorials

Empowering Extracurriculars

Columns

Loving Me Back

Op-Eds

There’s a Curious George in All of Us

Editorials

When Advocacy Becomes Attack

Columns

​Not All Clothing is Fashion

Editorials

Leveling the Playing Field for Coaches

Harvard should take steps to close the wage gap and demonstrate that they value their male and female student-athletes equally.

Columns

Scared to Be a Feminist

It’s scary to be a feminist, and it’s scary to speak out about gender inequality—but only, apparently, if you’re a woman.

Op-Eds

Students Should Demand That the Administration Treat Them Like Adults

Harvard administrators have created a policy that assumes that male groups are, by their nature, dangerous. That’s an incredibly disturbing point of view and one which every student and alum should sharply criticize.

Editorials

The Right Approach to Support First Generation and Low-Income Students

We appreciate Dean Khurana and Dean Dingman’s commitment to providing resources for post-matriculation support. But we also hope that the bridge program is not forgotten and the dialogue continues, especially so that that pre-matriculation resources may be expanded in the future.

Columns

This We’ll Defend

Future civilian leadership can only benefit from engagement with members of the military here. Harvard students who dream of conducting foreign policy and managing national security tend to study those topics in abstraction, not always realizing some of their friends and peers will be the primary instruments of those policies.

Op-Eds

It’s Time That Harvard Respects Patriots’ Day

Editorials

Moderation Over Censorship

Editorials

Dissent: Harvard: Where Hate Speech is Welcome

Columns

Night Run

Columns

Allyship: Intent vs Impact