Writer

Guillermo S. Hava

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Arthur Sackler and A Victim’s Legacy

Arthur M. Sackler might have passed before the Oxycontin was first commercialized — but his innovations in the field of medical marketing were crucial in shaping the aggressive marketing approach that made it a success first, and a tragedy later.


If He Wins

Our University’s politicization (or rather, its acceptance of its unavoidably political character) is crucial to the survival of academia in an increasingly hostile national environment.


The Other Chan: Donation Sanitization at the School of Public Health

When Harvard received a donation to revamp and rename its School of Public Health in 2014, most press releases and public coverage focused on the more amicable face of the deal.


Silence in Xinjiang

Harvard’s response to the Uyghur crisis epitomizes Harvard’s more general, and deeply misguided, approach to engaging with political issues.


Epstein Ethics

Accepting an academic opportunity shouldn’t mean navigating complex moral dynamics with very limited knowledge; it shouldn’t force researchers to either corrupt their values or confront the leading figures in their fields.


Death on the Charles

Amid this massive — nearly incomprehensible — loss of human life, we must not lose our own humanity by erasing that of those who have died. We can not become numb to the sheer pain and anger that ought to be moving all of us.


Dissent: Wi-Fi Contact Tracing Is An Unacceptable Violation of Privacy

We do not support the University —  a body which holds considerable power over the lives and futures of its affiliates — tracking our every movement. We all have a right to privacy; we must defend it.


Dissent: We Shouldn’t Stop Listening — The Case for Prison Divestment

Arguing that the conditions in prison prisons do not reach the standard of degrading human life or harming the systematically disadvantaged is illogical and facetious.