Perhaps the greatest consequence the proposed endowment tax has on society is its casual dismissal of the important work universities do to change the world for the better.
While the College is making efforts to hold groups to community norms, it has yet to satisfactorily articulate and disseminate what those norms are.
It is troubling that current students were not more widely consulted during the process of changing the institutional rhythm around which their lives are built.
In the face of the dire threat to the existence of affirmative action posed by SFFA's lawsuit against Harvard, the University must do more to defend its policies publicly.
The greatest innovation of the Smith Campus Center is that it now serves as a space in which the entire Harvard community can come together and connect.