Crimson opinion writer
McKenna E. McKrell
Though Radcliffe continues to do important work, perhaps it is time to revisit the role it can play in the undergraduate experience. Calling for its revitalization as a resource for undergraduates is only the beginning of my attempt to understand how women continue to carve out a place for themselves at this storied old boys’ club.
As the incoming class of 2027 continues to scour informational pages, make pro-con lists, and travel for admitted students days like Visitas in the lead up to acceptance deadlines, I want to offer assurance that distance from home is a factor worth embracing, not cowering away from.
Besides a number of health benefits, allowing passions that we may not have attained excellence in to hold importance in and remain an active part of our identities — like golf in my own life — is a powerful stance against a culture that is fixated on excellence. It is up to you to remember that you are more than your greatest talents and achievements: You are more than what you are good at.