Given administrators’ professed commitment to ethnic studies, we are disheartened by the decision to deny Garcia Peña’s tenure, especially in light of her well-regarded research in the field and her position on the search committee for faculty in ethnic studies.
We hope that going forward, the efforts of protesters will be met first with consideration rather than condescension.
Harvard needs to provide actionable steps toward addressing the wrongdoings of the past and the ways in which the University continues to benefit from that historical legacy.
We believe that the College is justified in conducting thorough outreach to African American students.
The right to strike is a right to resist oppression.
Paradoxically, for Harvard to be truthful, it would have to recognize reality: Power supersedes veritas in importance on campus.
Being immersed in a setting where diversity and inclusion are constant topics of discussion, I have introspectively delved into my personal experience of being Asian American.
This tarnishing of McKinsey, being the “best” of the consulting firms, is one that might force Harvard students to contemplate their entire existence.
There are unknown survivors, too, and not just of war, but of a sadly innumerable array of atrocities. Odds are you know a survivor. I am a survivor. The only honor most of us ever get is the time we still have left to live.
Among the many things that Fox News is, it is a model for understanding how partisan journalism functions.
In the age of today, we have a choice in how we will join the ranks of tomorrow — as members of an imperfect world, where people are denied rights in life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness, you and I are tasked with the responsibility to protest.
As far as community building goes, I think that Harvard could learn a lot from Pasefika communities and their dedication to the value of family.
We stand in solidarity with our Chilean peers who are putting their lives on the line to create a more just future for themselves and their community. We stand to learn from their efforts.
As students, we seek our education in the classroom, in our readings, and through our problem sets, but we would do well to augment our search for knowledge in less than traditional mediums.
While we continue to express our support for HGSU-UAW’s decision, we recognize that this strike will have an immense effect both on campus and nationally, and even more so if it persists.
When we begin to see reading as a flexible skill that can be improved, we can actively take steps to actually do so.
But reading my admissions file offered proof that there’s so much more that matters, that leaning into the complexities of our experience as students has importance that transcends numbers and statistics.