Clyve Lawrence

Contributing opinion writer

Clyve Lawrence

Clyve Lawrence ’25 is a Government concentrator in Adams House and an editorial board columnist for the fall of 2022. His column “Our Transportation Crisis” appears on alternate Mondays.

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More of the Same? Harvard Needs More Than Symbolic Change From Claudine Gay

Claudine Gay’s appointment as the first Black woman president of Harvard University is a historic moment for representation in higher education. However, given the massive wealth and power that the University holds, her administration must address the systemic issues that perpetuate inequality and injustice at Harvard.

How Do We Reclaim Our Streets?

To many of us, there is something undeniably special about bringing people together outdoors. Across Boston, people are seeking open streets, places to enjoy open space without a car in sight. Open streets can be successful — if cities do them right.

Motocracy: The Politics of Car Dependency

From highways to housing, cars have shaped a century of transportation policy. A mirage of freedom masks the deadly consequences of prioritizing private vehicles over our lives. For our country to preserve justice and equality under the law, it must decouple itself from its overreliance on automobiles.

Who Wants to Bike in Boston?

Boston and Cambridge are some of the most bikeable cities in the United States, yet the region’s relationship with cycling remains polarizing. It is more crucial than ever to strengthen our cycling infrastructure.

We Deserve Better Than a Dysfunctional MBTA

Right now, the MBTA is inspiring confidence in nobody. For that to change, the agency needs funding and support from initiatives like the Fair Share Amendment. Harvard, let’s work to make sure the T is no longer an embarrassment.