Since this is my last column of the semester, and since I have exhausted my supply of pomposity and nonsense, I propose to round out the year with a smattering of suggestions for smoothing certain Harvard hangnails.
There are also these converts to the church, who have managed to overcome all these obstacles and then some. They have walked through the valley of the shadow of Richard Dawkins and have not been harmed.
I propose, therefore, that Harvard — which as a name will soon be, if it isn’t already, insupportable — hereafter be called Maya Angelou University.
One of the battles is about the purpose of higher education, whether it should solely train the mind how to think or whether it should also impart moral cultivation.
If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it. But if it is broke, don’t just rearrange the useless debris and then tell us it’s fixed.
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.
Such graduates are collectively called the ruling class, which is not a phrase one is permitted to use today in America, unless it be with democratic disgust.
The whole program of Sex Week promotes the punctilious observance of methods and practices designed specifically to replace sex with grotesque approximations.
Leave the song alone and get back to figuring out why no one’s heard of it in the first place.
Making its season debut Saturday at the Head of the Housatonic regatta, the Harvard men’s lightweight crew emerged with some auspicious results.
I finally know why the Ringling Bros. Circus closed in May: It was getting too much competition from Harvard.
It is impossible that Rakesh “Community” Khurana will be able to stomach looking like Stalin terrorizing Ukrainian farmers. The sanctions will then have to go. There is no other way.
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