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Mariah M. Norman
Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow: Tamarra James-Todd on the Hidden Toxins in Black Hair Care
But with products filled with unpronounceable chemicals like linalool methylparaben and methylisothiazolinone, one might begin to wonder: What exactly are Black women putting in their hair, and what does it mean for their health?
For Rebecca Hall, History is Personal
Through comic books and other creative works, Rebecca Hall is transcending the bounds of traditional academia to share stories on Black history often lost in archives and mainstream discourse.
The (Un)Official Harvard Dictionary: Fifteen Words and Where They Came From
As with any other language, each Harvard term or phrase has a complex backstory that reveals something about campus culture.
Meet Jews for Liberation, the HDS Student Group Bringing Politics and Spirituality Together
Jews for Liberation, a student organization composed primarily of Jewish students at Harvard Divinity School, describes itself in its Instagram bio as a “spiritual and political space for anti-Zionist and non-Zionist Jews at Harvard.”
A Manufactured Metamorphosis
The new version of myself I’d created no longer belonged to me.
Rewriting Our Harvard Admissions Essays
In this series of introspections, six Crimson editors revisit the essays that got them into Harvard.
BS-ing When BS Is Hard
It’s a 9 a.m. discussion section the Monday after Harvard-Yale, and Sever 102 is filled with bleary eyes, fresh cups of coffee, and a musty aroma.
Hell Doesn't Seem So Hot From Up Here
Morisey looks back on her experience at Radcliffe with bittersweet pride. Even as she reminisces on the difficulty of being a Black Cliffie, I sense that she sees a bigger picture, one beyond each negative moment she experienced as an undergraduate. This doesn’t necessarily mean ignoring pain and strife or dismissing her 1969 self’s experiences, but Morisey refuses to let these moments define her.
Cultural Rhythms: Back and Here to Stay for the 36th Year in a Row
The extravagant showcase of culturally diverse individual and group student performances has become the largest event that the Foundation plans each year alongside smaller initiatives like dialogues and peer-to-peer workshops promoting equity and inclusion.
A Spring of Discontent
But before local school board members started contending with critical race theory, critical legal studies was fanning a flame that would spark one of the most tense periods in the history of Harvard Law School.