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Mahindra Humanities Award
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Harvard Fails the Humanities

Harvard can do better: for the humanities, and for the next person in Coetzee’s place. Let us hope, in two years when the Mahindra Award is handed out again, it does.

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Defending Trans Lives Is a Massachusetts Value

Voting yes on Question 3 preserves the freedom of all Massachusetts residents, including transgender ones, to live their lives free from discrimination.

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You’re Miss California, Right?

Why is it that at Harvard, we can’t see and relate to each other simply as people, unique and deserving each in our own way?

Scabies Outbreak
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Debunking Life in the Union Dorms

To the next line of freshmen exiled to Hurlbut, Greenough, and especially Pennypacker, let me tell you that you are even luckier than the freshmen living in Harvard Yard.

Shopping Week
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End Shopping Week

While shopping week may allow afford undergraduates some advantages, it is simply not worth the costs borne largely by graduate student teaching fellows.

Office of Admissions and Financial Aid
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Fellow Asian-Americans, Back Off of Affirmative Action

We, as a people that both enjoy privilege and lack it, have a responsibility to ourselves and other communities of color.

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Unsettling Truths About Harvard’s Investments in Prisons

Harvard enriches and is enriched by a system that keeps 2.3 million souls in shackles and millions more under surveillance.

Fall in Harvard Yard
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Harvard Should Have A Fall Break

While universities across the country give students time off in the middle of the fall semester, Harvard only has four days of break during the fall semester.

Unionization Voters
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We’re Ready to Bargain for A Better Harvard

Harvard's actions show that we cannot simply wait for the University to agree to our goals.

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Harvard Should Admit More International Students

Harvard’s international students are definitely capable of making positive impacts on the world with their college education. So why not give more foreign students a chance?

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The Mental Health Crisis on College Campuses

The research has found a large mental health burden in higher education. If you believe the adage, “you can’t manage what you don’t measure,” then a single survey across Harvard institutions would be a great start to design evidence-based interventions.

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40 Harvard Law Profs Sign NYT Op-Ed Demanding Senate Reject Kavanaugh

Forty Harvard Law School professors signed a New York Times editorial arguing the Senate should not confirm Judge Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court. Law School Dean John F. Manning '82 did not sign the letter.

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A Call Against Kavanaugh

We should not be left to wonder whether someone accused of sexual assault will be invited to teach on campus in the future, nor whether the allegations he faces had any bearing on the termination of his lectureship.

Harvard College Office of Admissions and Financial Aid
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Harvard Should Eliminate Race in Admissions

The common implementation of well-intentioned affirmative action policies is wanting, entrenching the same discrimination that its proponents oppose.

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'Just' Visiting?

Given the range of differences in experiences and viewpoints between students in the College and in the VUS program, the University should take whatever steps it can to integrate the two groups, including through shared orientation or activities.

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