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The Cult of the Gram

We shouldn’t let mere snapshots dictate our self worth or expectations. Believe it or not, Instagram won’t grant us salvation.

Selling Out: A Qualified Defense

Everyone has the opportunity to find service in their work, not just the small percentage who have jobs in the nonprofit sector.

Academia Has Everything to Lose in This Election

President Trump’s policies have been painted as a “war on science,” but this title is insufficient: Trump has attacked not only science but also its people — its humanity.

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  2. The Language of “Merit” Divides Immigrants When We Most Need Solidarity
  3. Dismissals and Disparity: Racial Inequity in Harvard’s Biostatistics Department
  4. 'Just' Visiting?
  5. Harvard Should Tread Cautiously With Kavanaugh

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The Besieged Professor Strikes Back

Looking beyond the specifics of Lieber’s case, should the University so easily be able to wash their hands of employee protections when they present a public relations problem?

One Question Down, A Whole System of Educational Injustice to Go

We commend the Common App for removing a question that would both dissuade students from applying to college and exacerbate the racial and socioeconomic disparities so apparent in the college application process.


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The Fight Against Police Brutality Is Global

We are calling on Harvard’s police abolitionists, reformists, allies, and activists to both educate themselves so they can adjust their discourse to reflect Nigeria’s nuances and apply the same urgency for End SARS that we gave Black Lives Matter.

Harvard Alumni Have Powered the Trump Administration

Harvard’s silence on graduates as recent as 2016 using their Harvard degrees to wage a full-fledged assault on the truth is unworthy of the University’s own “Veritas” motto.

The Case Against Mandatory Preferred Gender Pronouns

PGPs are not yet ingrained enough in our culture for people to state them unprompted. Any proposed solution to this balancing act of a problem will put some portion of the trans and non-binary community in uncomfortable situations.


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The Cult of the Gram

We shouldn’t let mere snapshots dictate our self worth or expectations. Believe it or not, Instagram won’t grant us salvation.

Selling Out: A Qualified Defense

Everyone has the opportunity to find service in their work, not just the small percentage who have jobs in the nonprofit sector.

Empathy, Religion, and the American Conscience

Interacting with a diverse set of people — interfaith, interracial, interethnic, and otherwise — normalizes and humanizes markers of difference without minimizing them, and it also makes them mutually relevant.

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