The English Department should continue making positive adjustments to the creative writing program to ensure that its benefits are available to all.
For all the matches, mismatches, and most importantly, for the free Zinneken’s waffles, we are happy to see Datamatch continue as a tradition — not only for Harvard students, but for those at other schools where the program has recently expanded.
While this red oak may leave our campus, we are hopeful that its significance will not be lost, and that the conversation sparked by this issue continue far into the future – far beyond the lifespan of any single oak.
Not only is philosophy worth studying, it is the only subject that Harvard should require all students to take.
The apparent lack of an anonymous text-based support service is a gap that Harvard’s student and staff-operated mental health resources would do well to focus on.
There is a greater symbolic value to the tree, and it shocks me that one of the world’s preeminent institutions of semiotic thought seems so unable to grasp it.
I never expected what I saw these past weeks. In many ways it reflects a deeper problem of partisanship in American life at the moment.
Knowing there is a lack of representation, at times, colors the consciousness of the few privileged underrepresented minorities that end up on a path toward a bright future.
If we study the genius of Ibn Rushd and Gandhi in the same departments that we do Douglass and Dickens, we might realize that all of these works have more to say to our lives than we think.
I worry about the day when progressives protected by their citizenship, will close their eyes and look back at Trump as one small blip in an otherwise perfect world.
It was the diversity that exists in Harvard’s student body that, ironically enough, allowed me to feel at home for the first time in my life.
As the SEAS Committee on Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging creates this five-year plan, we have high hopes that it will present a real step forward for a SEAS community.
We — Harvard, the American university, modern education — quite simply lack the courage it would take for us to build liberatory and transformative institutions.
Harvard’s lack of a department or center for this field places it woefully behind its peers and severely limits its capacity to be the leader in intellectual progress it claims to be.
Bacow has the chance to reaffirm his commitment to justice for all members of the Harvard community, no matter their origins. We urge him to take it.
Sullivan’s decision extends Harvard students a critical opportunity to learn of the importance of engaging with other viewpoints.