As we feel an existential humility in the face of this pandemic, Harvard's choice to close its doors gives us deep reason for worry as students and global citizens.
Broadening the definition of public service diverts resources and attention away from traditional public service work, which is badly in need of both.
We affirm our belief that student-athletes, as individuals with unique experiences and mentalities borne from having dedicated themselves to a high level of athletic excellence, have an important, valuable role at Harvard.
Harvard’s selection of Baron as this year’s commencement speaker is an encouraging acknowledgment of the crucial role that journalism plays in any free society.
Arguing that the conditions in prison prisons do not reach the standard of degrading human life or harming the systematically disadvantaged is illogical and facetious.
Though we continue to support divestment activism in its power to raise critical moral and social questions from students’ perspectives, private prison divestment does not meet our criteria for support.
The fight for programs like Classroom to Table should not be taken up by students alone. A faculty-student meal should be a pleasure and privilege on both sides of the table.
It’s encouraging to see the faculty considering fossil fuel divestment so rigorously, and then electing decisively to champion it.