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Students for Fair Admissions and Harvard Both Got It Wrong

Let us oppose discrimination and lift each other up at the same time.

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A Room Full of Mirrors: Harvard Without Affirmative Action

Without diversity, Harvard is, and many colleges would be, a room full of mirrors.

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Recovering American Exceptionalism

Especially in the Trump era, it seems well worth our time to reexamine the mythos of fireworks and declarations, if only to ensure our own good intentions.

Cambridge Common, 1808
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Cambridge Common, 1808

Cambridge Common, 1808
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To Create a More Inclusive Architecture, Harvard Should Look to Its Forgotten Past

As it prepares to undertake major building projects in Allston, Harvard shouldn’t engage in more neo-Georgian excess.

Christopher L. Foote
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Christopher L. Foote

Christopher L. Foote is a Professor of the Practice of Economics and a research economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston.

Dean of Freshmen Tom Dingman
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Staying in Touch

I feel gratitude for the people with whom I attended Harvard, for the chance to meet some as much as fifty years later, and for the opportunity to be enriched by their stories.

Julio Ricardo Varela '90
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Julio Ricardo Varela '90

Julio Ricardo Varela '90 is the co-host of the In The Thick podcast, founder of Latino Rebels, and Digital Media Director for Harlem-based Futuro Media.

Julio Ricardo Varela '90
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It's Not All About Harvard

Harvard can take you places, but it will never replace who you are. It can mold you, but it will never fully become you.

Karen E. Finney
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Karen E. Finney

Karen E. Finney is a political consultant and commentator who was a senior advisor and spokesperson for Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign. She was a Fellow at the Institute of Politics in fall 2017.

Karen E. Finney
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Using Your Opportunity to Lead

The question for each of you as you go on to the next phase in your life is how will you use your voice, your vote, and your activism?

Jill E. Stein
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Leading the Charge for the World You Deserve

Many in your class will have the option to join the ranks of the most privileged and powerful. But you also have the option to take another road, to challenge that world of power and privilege, and to transform it.

Christopher L. Foote
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Go for the Why

Defining a career in terms of what you can do for others gives your work meaning that lasts longer than the fleeting rewards of the hedonic treadmill.

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Unionizing against Sexual Violence

Existing University structures have repeatedly failed our students. The University has repeatedly shown that it cares more about maintaining its prestige and reputation than the wellbeing of its members.

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Community Policing at Harvard

As the head of the Harvard University Police Department, I have set high expectations for my officers and myself, and it is my hope that every interaction that students, faculty, and staff have with a member of the force is a positive one.

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