Crimson staff writer

Rebecca E.J. Cadenhead

Associate Editor Rebecca E.J. Cadenhead can be reached at rebecca.cadenhead@thecrimson.com.

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Why Was a Somerville First-Grader Accused of Sexual Assault?

In November 12, 2019, Flavia C. Peréa's six-year-old son was accused of sexual assault. The family has spent over a year trying to get his information out of state and municipal databases associating him with different forms of sexual assault. What, exactly, is going on?


Doris Reina-Landaverde’s Vision of Solidarity

Today, some of Reina-Landaverde’s colleagues call her the most powerful organizer at Harvard. It’s not hard to see why — in addition to working to consolidate union power around the University, she is also the face of one of the most visible immigrants’ rights organizations on campus, the Harvard TPS Coalition, which advocates for workers who hold Temporary Protected Status.


The View Through Christian Cooper's Binoculars

Christian Cooper, who has been intimately involved with movements for social justice his entire life, who has lived 57 years as a Black man in America, has always understood that a Harvard degree and a penchant for birdwatching can’t always protect him. In fact, he would probably view that observation as rather mundane. He would much rather focus on creating a system where he doesn’t need protection in the first place.


The Cost of Fat-Shaming

A fixation on other people’s weight isn’t just damaging to fat people; it's bad for all of us.