Heather L. Pickerell

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The Wrong Side of History

It is time for America to do the right thing and work toward establishing a state of Palestine, even if that means ignoring the more aggressive demands of Israel.

Racism Across the Pond

The growing support for the right wing in Europe is terrifying, and we must be wary of the future of multiculturalism in Europe: It does not seem that the surge in right-wing fanaticism is a short-term phenomenon.

Sit Back, Relax, and Enjoy Harvard

College is meant to be the best time of our lives—so we should stop fussing, relax a little bit, and make it the best time of our lives.

The Utility of Race Jokes

We need a practical solution to racism, and race-based humor and embracing stereotypes is a great way to conquer racism.

Homeless in Harvard Square

It is easy to scoff at the excuses that some homeless use to wring some money out of you. However, there may be more to their claims than most of us give them credit for.

All of Us Are 'Hooligans'

I do not defend the actions of dictators and those who wish to infringe upon our rights, but I refuse to defend our general naivety about our own rights violations, which allows us to have an uninformed, condescending attitude towards the rest of the world.