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In the Time of the “China Virus,” Another Contagion: Intolerance

We should remember that tolerance is not just about our prosperity, but also about preventing us from destroying each other. Tolerance itself won't stop the virus, but it is the bare minimum of any successful solution.

Social Distance, Social Distance, Social Distance!

The only responsible way for us as young people to conduct ourselves during this crisis is to strongly limit our social interactions: to avoid going to restaurants, large gatherings, and to connect with friends and loved ones online rather than in person.

When Washing Hands Isn’t Enough

We can change the course of not just the next pandemic, but how we flatten the curve on this one. It isn’t too late as long as we realize that simply washing our hands is not enough of a change in our behavior.

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Student Workers Deserve Compensation in Times of Crisis

Just as Harvard made the right choice in changing its decision and paying workers through May, Harvard can maintain employment for all students who can work remotely, including DSO interns.

It's Time to Prioritize COVID-19 Testing for Healthcare Workers

Harvard’s healthcare workers are the front line of our community’s fight against this virus. They should receive the fastest test results we are capable of producing, but they are not.

Universal Grading Systems Dilute Education and Exacerbate the Problems They Claim To Fix

Universal grading systems undermine what matters most — our continued commitment to our academics and to our classmates — at a time where intellectual engagement has never been more important.


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In the Time of the “China Virus,” Another Contagion: Intolerance

We should remember that tolerance is not just about our prosperity, but also about preventing us from destroying each other. Tolerance itself won't stop the virus, but it is the bare minimum of any successful solution.

When Washing Hands Isn’t Enough

We can change the course of not just the next pandemic, but how we flatten the curve on this one. It isn’t too late as long as we realize that simply washing our hands is not enough of a change in our behavior.

Holding Each Other from a Distance

Now more than ever we must hold and take care of each other, but the best way to do that is from a distance.

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