Crimson opinion writer
Jessenia N. Class
Jessenia N. Class '20 is an Editorial Chair of the 146th Guard. She studies Cognitive Neuroscience and Evolutionary Psychology and lives in Quincy House.
Crimson opinion writer Jessenia N. Class can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org. Follow them on Twitter @jesseniaclass.
I bought into “brochure” Harvard, and to a large degree, I still do. But to become what the University presents itself as in its advertisements, it must begin to commit to diversity with a multicultural center.
Most people only pass through the city briefly, get a glance of ‘dirty jerz’ through the airport or the train and make their opinions accordingly.
Maybe Goldman Sachs won’t be Faust’s Mephistopheles. All we can do is wait and see, and hope for the best.
The outcry against the purported self-segregationist natures of cultural ceremonies are misguided.
Here I am. Writing yet another column (hoping I don’t cringe reading it later). Throwing yet another opinion into the void like a tree falling in a forest, hoping the sound reverberates.
If communities took initiative to implement effective preventative measures on a local level, this would have a higher chance of affecting real change.
She was surrounded in her home by 70 years of things she bought and worked for without ever learning how to read. Without ever needing to know how to read.
As an increasing number of Puerto Ricans decide to call the United States their new home, America must be careful to prevent the treatment of this mass exodus from transmogrifying into the second coming of the Marielitos.
It wasn’t so much the hard facts but the expression of it, the words themselves—the ones we said aloud and alluded to in the spaces caught between our metaphors—that were beautiful.
It is all too easy to fall prey to this isolation of political thought and the zeitgeist of liberalism in today’s political climate.
“American,” Spanish, or any other language is a part of this country too.
Using wealth as a metric for success is an unreachable expectation.
I should not have to sacrifice one half of me for another for the facade to stand tall, and neither should anyone else.
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