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Editorials

Editorials

Citizens of the World

When any epidemic looms on the horizon, the first priority should be to treat the disease in a systemic fashion that beats it into submission from all fronts, not just those in the first world.

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Losing the Essay

MIT is nobly trying to remove some of the pressure from students to produce a memorable personal statement, but in the process, it is losing an essential way to evaluate its applicants.

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The Emma Debacle

Unfortunately, media organizations such as The Post have been unable to understand that The Voice is a humor-leaning student-life magazine and that there is a distinction between satire and a true violation of journalistic ethics.

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No Excuse

The administration of justice may be 30 years late and may only be taking place now because of Polanski’s celebrity, but this is merely a reflection of the unfortunate fact that not everyone who escapes justice is punished, not proof that people who escape justice for long enough should be rewarded.

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The Cambridge Advantage

The “Harvard bubble” is one of Harvard’s central scholarly benefits at any time of the year, and students should not have to forgo it during their greatest time of academic need.

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Promoting Sexile

It is not for Tufts, or any institution, to regulate when it is appropriate to engage in consensual dorm-room copulation.

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No Jobs but No Deportation

Though it is natural to be sympathetic to the plight of illegal immigrants, one must remember that they are illegal, and hiring them is illegal as well.

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Destructive Problem Solving

There are fundamental weaknesses in our immigration policy that need to be dealt with in advance of heavy-handed initiatives to punish violators of federal laws.

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Don’t Discourage Donors

Harvard is certainly an institution that deserves and effectively utilizes the gifts it receives from its supporters.

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On a Pill and a Prayer

What the growing placebo effect shows is not so much the failure of modern medicine as much as the success of the modern production of beliefs.

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More is More

While shrinking summer might make fifth graders gasp in horror, it is also could be an important step in revitalizing American public schools.

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Intra-Curricular

The American education system needs to innovate—and bring enrichment into the classroom, where it belongs.

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Greener Grass at Harvard

Harvard’s grass initiative is not only helping preserve the environment but also cutting unnecessary costs.

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House Keeping

In light of the fact that the university has experienced a 30 percent drop in its endowment and a decline in tuition and donation revenue, it is admirable that it has managed to keep financing for the housing project in order.

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Money in the Bank

FAS has now launched an online Idea Bank inviting students, faculty members, and the community to submit their budget cut ideas and rate those of others.We are glad to see the administration request student and faculty input in this process.

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