There is a tremendous opportunity for Harvard to push the digital envelope of education and set an example for other institutions to follow. With the rapid rise of digital content and devices connected to the internet, now is the right time to mobilize technology for global good.
This freedom of expression motion reminds all parties involved that the pursuit of truth is a collaborative one, and that groups with conflicting ideas should seek to understand rather than simply antagonize each other.
As times change, it is good to see policies adapt with them, to better serve hardworking students who require flexibility and diversity of choices and opportunities.
Students, not the College, are best equipped to buy the food that meets their needs.
This triple tragedy is a daily but silent and largely ignored Katrina. It is a catastrophe of unrealized potential.
A summer enrichment program for students from under-resourced high schools could have prevented a situation like mine. These students have the talent, drive, and smarts to survive here, but peer solidarity and institutional support can mean the difference between surviving and thriving.
The main problem with affirmative consent policies is that they don't match how people have sex in the real world, including on college campuses. They are a classic example of policies that sound good in theory but break down in practice.
The Constitution guarantees that our schools do not impose religious beliefs on students. It ought not prevent them from learning about the great cultural productions of human history to the fullest extent possible.
Most yellow women in today’s media, regardless of their youth, are marketed as a hipster’s favorite accessory.
Who among the student body could forget where they were, or who they were with, or how they felt when they opened the acceptance email that would change their lives? Who could forget the stupefaction of realizing that they were to inherit such a storied legacy?
It is impossible that Rakesh “Community” Khurana will be able to stomach looking like Stalin terrorizing Ukrainian farmers. The sanctions will then have to go. There is no other way.
While we commend the faculty for updating old scheduling practices to fit this new reality, we hope they will take into consideration how the expanded class day and cookie-cutter class lengths will impact the student body.
This institution has stunning selective blindness, and it chooses to ignore the things that challenge its core - its tradition.
We cannot let the minutiae of the Implementation Committee’s report distract us from its more important initiatives.
For us all, coming from diverse life paths that lead to taking The Human Condition at Lee College, it was incredibly difficult to talk about ideas and feelings. Nonetheless, we knew at the end of the course, some for the first time, that there is a certain value to education that can’t be captured by marketable college degrees, accelerated curricula, or Core Curriculum checkboxes.