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Malaika K. Tapper

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Dorm Crew Office

A Clean Start?

The structure of Harvard’s pre-orientation programs, some students argue, divides those who can forgo a paycheck from those who cannot.

Money Close-Up

Enrolling in Sugar Baby University

The landing page of the Sugar Baby University website greets me with a “student debt clock,” a live update of the combined total that American students owe.

Pile of Clothes

Taking Off Your Shirt Means Something

With each question, the hookup gains stakes, a momentum of affirmation.


Why Do We Want Who We Want?

It seems like, even 40 years after the sex wars, “sexual preference” is often treated as inviolably personal and therefore immune from scrutiny. What if the new standard was to insist that no, you’re not allowed to hold any set of desires without explaining why?

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Student Life

The Steepest Conquest

The fascination with trailblazing, with “discovery,” still persists in the club, which can sometimes romanticize the political history of mountaineering.