Jacob A. Fortinsky
The Rigged Electoral System
As we progress into election season and people continue to debate whom to vote for, it is important to remember that the system is rigged against those behind bars; they are unfairly barred from voting and deliberately misrepresented.
Why the Mandatory Unlimited Meal Plan is Unfair
Abandoning the requirement for all on-campus students to have unlimited meal plans would go a long way in lightening the financial burden that many students carry and in increasing the ability of students to control their diets.
Harvard Ought to Be an International Institution
Harvard should actively work to make it easier for international students to apply and to increase the proportion of international students in the College, in the name of both diversity and equality.
Silent No Longer
This week is the annual Israeli Apartheid Week run by the Harvard College Palestine Solidarity Committee. For the past few years, we have watched it with dismay.
Harvard Must Cut Its Meat Consumption
Harvard ought to follow the lead of other institutions and radically expand local, environmentally friendly, vegetarian, and vegan options.
The Moral Stain on Harvard’s Endowment
Entanglement with fossil fuel and the prison-industrial complex taints Harvard’s moral character and such entanglement is wrong in itself.
Harvard Should Have A Fall Break
While universities across the country give students time off in the middle of the fall semester, Harvard only has four days of break during the fall semester.
Toward a Better Israel-Palestine Conversation
The current conversation regarding the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, both within Harvard’s Jewish and Arab communities and on campus as a whole, lacks nuance.