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Eyes Upon the University

We — Harvard, the American university, modern education — quite simply lack the courage it would take for us to build liberatory and transformative institutions.

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The Deeper Message of Harvard’s Dining Hall Food

This kind of dining allows students not only to feel represented by the food they’re familiar with at home but also gives those who may not have tried these foods the opportunity to experience new cuisines.

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The Soft Bigotry of Binary Politics

In a world that views political identities in binary form, my refusal to pick a side means that I automatically get labelled as being part of the "other" side.

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Less College, Not More

The point is that the intelligent observer will realize that the liberally educated remain a small minority of the national population regardless of how many people attend universities.

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How to Train a Wild Tongue

Writing is scary, but it has also become a form of resistance. Spots at the table are not handed to me. I must keep pushing for my voice to be heard.

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How Past Generations Thought Differently about the Economy

Are we missing something important about the quality and dignity of labor in the American economy, as so many Democrats — particularly from the party’s progressive wing — would have us believe?

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Woman or Ticking Time Bomb

Given that women and men in this day and age both take their education and careers seriously, women deserve the same respect and patience afforded to men.

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Student Activism Has Lost Its Spirit

Today, those seeking social justice are more often associated with political correctness than radical impudence; freedom of speech has become a talking point of the right rather than the left.

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Creating Community, Losing Ourselves

The Latinx community suffers when people don’t stick around to invest in it, but investing in it burns people out to the point where they don’t want to stick around.

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How A Harvard Basketball Father Created Tom Brady

Mo Lewis, father of Harvard basketball standout Chris Lewis, delivered a fateful hit on September 23, 2001, that changed the course of the NFL forever.

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No New Friend Requests

Our deep-seated cultural corruption of friendship can only be undone by a radical and countercultural change of our hearts and minds.

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Gay, Muslim

We’re all socialized to believe something is the norm, and even if we are attracted to a specific trait because we’ve grown up being told that’s how it’s supposed to be, or seen everyone else acting that way, we can definitely learn to question that norm. Try to unlearn it. To expand our idea of attractiveness by trying to recognize where the damaging ideas of attractiveness come from.

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Final Stop: Woodley Park Station

My skis begin to pick up speed until I am no longer in control. The cool air lashes against my cheeks as I plummet even faster towards the bottom of the Alp. I close my eyes in fear, just as a familiar voice penetrates the alpine air.

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In But Not Of

DuBois gives us a model for resisting Harvard’s moral failings without begging to be included in them.

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The Ideas Behind the Words

Words matter. And the language around gender, sexuality, and identity is constantly changing.

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