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Editorials

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Harvard Week at Johns Hopkins

The university has absorbed Johns Hopkins—for this week, at least.

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The Need for Unrestricted Funds

One of Harvard’s better ideas in protecting both its financial health and efficiency has been to emphasize flexible funding and unrestricted donations in the development office.

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Democratic Failure

While he will continue to govern his tumultuous nation, it is entirely unclear that Hamid Karzai is capable of presiding over a stable Afghanistan.

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Tough on Swine Flu

The Ukrainian government’s policies on swine flu make quarantines and Purell dispensers look like amateur efforts.

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Save the Books

During this period of budget contraction, cuts have necessarily been extended to many parts of the school, yet libraries are one of the sacrosanct areas of this institution that deserve preservation in particular.

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Expanding Protection

Given the importance of hate-crime legislation, the extension of hate-crime protection to include another vulnerable group is a positive step forward

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More Equal Than Others

It is truly a paradox that those who clamor most ardently for the erasure of divisions between races also advocate most passionately for institutionalizing these divides by granting different groups different treatment under the law.

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J-Term Housing: The Happy Truth

The decision to permit almost all J-term applicants to stay at Harvard in January is both encouraging and commendable.

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J-Term Housing: The Happy Truth

In the end, J-term housing wasn’t so difficult to obtain after all.

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Dissent: Bursting Harvard’s Bubble

Neighboring communities may receive some derivative benefit from Harvard’s prosperity because of their location, but they need not share in Harvard’s pain.

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No Return on Investment

Critics can tell Harvard how it should invest and complain about its endowment loss, but Harvard’s investment practices are still fundamentally sound.

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The Nuclear Option

Speaking at MIT on Oct. 26, President Obama besought MIT students and students at colleges all across America to tackle ...

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Back to Basics

This year, CEB has wisely decided to return to a more traditional format by having student groups perform—making the pep rally more Harvard focused.

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Practical Training

In the end, any amount of teacher knowledge of a subject area will be irrelevant if teachers are not able to effectively impart this knowledge to students.

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Fixing What's Broken

Simply cutting the pay of executives does little to address the systemic problems that helped give rise to the financial crisis.

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