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Abstaining from the UC

Until there is a candidate who recognizes these flaws and a UC that is dedicated to fixing them, I would like the right to abstain in a UC election.

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The Domínguez External Review Must Not Be A Whitewash

When we confront the failures of the past, the truths we uncover are unlikely to be reassuring — but we must embrace them nonetheless.

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Do We Make Ourselves Miserable?

It seems that life is far from lacking in the department of pain. It produces enough misery to promote self-improvement without the College adding on.

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Deconstructing Activism: Reading Between the (Metro) Lines

While we cannot participate in these demonstrations or effect concrete institutional change from Cambridge, we can let these students know that their voices are heard across seas and encourage them to keep shouting.

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Searching for Some Truth

It’s our own truths, the ones that we can write down from our own minds that matter the most. We own them. We are the only ones that can inhabit them. The only ones that can advocate for them. And we can’t neglect the power this holds.

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What’s In a Story?

I worry that by foreclosing on conventional journalistic wisdom like interviewing all sides in a story, we expose ourselves to a far more pernicious danger than the chance of a one-time snitch or even the brief, suspicious gaze of the state.

Don't Forget About Plants
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Don’t Forget About Plants After the Leaves Fall

For many people the ephemeral boundary between summer and winter may be the only point in the year when time and attention is specifically directed toward plants.

Don't Forget About Plants
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Don't Forget About Plants

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Those Rocks Outside the Science Center

For all the disproportionate amount of time I’ve spent thinking and talking about these rocks, why didn’t I look up their origin earlier?

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Action or Covering Up? It’s Your Choice.

The administration can’t have it both ways — it’s either they are covering up for themselves and simply acknowledging the problem exists or accepting that the problem exists as a result of their inaction and taking genuine action.

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In Pursuit of Sustainable Inclusive Excellence

One way to set the stage for everyone to thrive is for leadership to listen, very carefully.

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Black Players White Fans

We must ensure that athletes are not a product and that fans are not the consumers, especially when those in the stands or in the back office and those on the field look as different demographically as they do.

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An Ethical Education

Ideas are incredibly powerful and their practical consequences must be contemplated thoroughly in the classroom.

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On the Offensiveness of the Rising Sun Flag

I was left in shock by the blatant disregard for Japan’s crimes against humanity that the History Department demonstrated in allowing this image to be used in promotional materials.

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Harvard Agrees to ‘Divest’ — Just not from Prisons

If Harvard is truly acknowledging that it is not perfect and will indeed “always strive to be better,” then it should start now: Divest.

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