Crimson staff writer

Derek K. Choi

Derek K. Choi ’18 is the President of the 144th Guard of the Harvard Crimson. He lives in Leverett House, studies government and economics, and hails from the suburbs north of Chicago.

Crimson staff writer Derek K. Choi can be reached at derek.choi@thecrimson.com.

Latest Content

Columns

The Wi-Fi is Bad and I Blame HMC

Harvard is right to seek out benefactors. It has a responsibility to see that their generosity is well stewarded.

DKC Endpaper
Introspection

A Hope for the Day

I didn’t imagine that much about my faith would change when I was surrounded, for a few weeks, by donuts and daytime television at the hospital.

Columns

All Quiet on a Variety of Fronts

It’s a shame that our expectations for a Harvard education have become so vague and so easily fulfillable. The original 1945 program drafters had impossibly grand aims, but their articulation of the purpose of a college education should at least echo today.

Columns

CS50 as Religious Experience

If academic dishonesty is indeed akin to sin—and having taken the Puritanism out of the alma mater, I suppose CS50 was as good a place as any to put it—we ought to be truer to its gravity.

Columns

The Thesis Fog

The senior thesis lives as a sort of larger-than-life being in my imagination. It feels, despite what the department tells you, like the conclusion of my academic career.

Columns

For He’s a Jolly Good Fellow

When Bacow talked to Harvard affiliates: “Some of them said, ‘What about you, Larry?’ And I said, ‘No, thank you.’ I was there to get their ideas about others to lead Harvard.”

Op-Eds

Two Questions for Larry Bacow

The most interesting part of the presser for me was hearing what questions the University had decided to plant.

Columns

A Ph.D. Does Not A President Make

Holding a Ph.D. should only ever be a plus. Yet I hope that is a secondary consideration to the skills needed for the job, regardless of from whence they’re found.

Notes

A Note to Readers on the September 27th Print Edition

Due to technical difficulties, The Crimson did not publish a print edition on September 27, 2017.

Endowment Returns FY 2017
Endowment

Endowment Returns FY 2017

Committee vote count
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Committee vote count

Committee timeline
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Committee timeline

Committee membership
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Committee membership

Op-Eds

A Note to Readers

Today marks the first paper of The Crimson’s 144th year, and as we start the presses anew for 2017, we wanted to give you an update on where we’re headed.

Mumps Timeline (As of 11.17.16)
UHS

Mumps Timeline (As of 11.17.16)

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