Sophomore common room in Winthrop
Every “I don’t believe you,” every “she was drunk” or “he’s a good guy” or “boys will be boys” reaffirms the belief that men who do this always have an excuse.
Let’s be conscious about what we allow to fill our brain space.
Let’s not limit ourselves to comments that strangers wrote about us before we were even old enough to vote.
Last year, The Crimson praised CS50 for its “commitment to innovative teaching” and for “raising the bar for teaching at Harvard.” This statement’s Boolean value: false.
As this Rosh Hashanah taught me, and as any time of reflection and restoration without religion can teach, we don’t have to live according to what’s behind us. Instead, we ought to focus on what’s ahead.