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Affirmative Dissatisfaction
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Affirmative Dissatisfaction

A 2012 opinion piece in The Crimson on affirmative action.

Ruben E. Reyes Jr. '19
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Ruben E. Reyes Jr. '19

Former Crimson Editorial Chair Ruben E. Reyes Jr '19 in front of The Harvard Crimson's building.

Diversifying The Crimson 2001
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Diversifying The Crimson 2001

A 2001 article by Marc J. Ambinder, a former Crimson assistant managing editor, detailed the ways in which The Crimson lacked in diversity.

Ruben E. Reyes Jr. '19
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Exploring The Crimson’s Stigma Among Communities of Color

If we call those ghosts for what they are, if we sit with them, and then work to make their presence less salient — we can move towards making The Crimson an organization where anyone, regardless of their background, can thrive.

Students Leaving Winthrop
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Restoring the City on the Hill: Learning from the Winthrop Controversy

As one class of Winthrop students graduates and another arrives, I can think of few moments better for Harvard’s administration to model its values for the University and the world.

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Harvard’s Investment in Land and Natural Resources

It's time for Harvard to lead, not lag, the growing field of sustainable investing. Investors the world over are watching its every move.

Leverett House Exterior #1
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An Ode to the Common Room

Harvard advertises itself as a place for transformative experiences, and nothing can be more transformative than the strong bonds we form with others in our time. Nothing forges a group of friends like a common room.

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Our Roots Keep Us Grounded

As students, we may find out that we have more in common after digging into our roots and realize the important part many of us play in our own family legacies.

UC Meeting
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The Worst of Two Worlds: Responsibility Without Authority

We never dreamed that our roles would be stripped of membership on the very Council where the president and vice president have been voting and sponsoring legislation since its founding, 40 years ago.

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Opportunity and Culture: We Need Both for Free Speech

Let’s celebrate the political opportunities available to all of us, but let’s also make sure they make an equal impact on the community and its culture. We can talk as much as we want — but who’s listening?

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Similarities in Our Differences

With the 2020 presidential election around the corner, however, it is important to remember that identifying or affiliating with Democrats or Republicans should not mean everything.

New Lowell in the Snow 2019
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Faculty Deans: What On Earth Do They Do?

It’s not about you, but about students. Above all, it is based on a deep belief in Harvard’s residential House system where the tree of learning and the tree of life grow together.

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Three Square Miles

It wasn’t until I came to Harvard that I began to feel comfortable seeking out my own identity and seriously thinking about who I was as an individual.

Divestment at the Forum
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Does Harvard Have a Conscience?

Harvard must now ask itself: Is growing the endowment worth being complicit in the destruction of our very world — our very future, as we know it — regardless of Harvard’s own ability to adapt to a new climate order?

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#MeToo: Why I Didn’t Want Winthrop

I am calling for Harvard to finally address the systemic violence that impacts survivors of sexual assault on campus. I am calling for justice.

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