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United States Capitol
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Congress Could Be Wrong. That Doesn’t Mean Harvard Is Right.

Ultimately, the best — and only — way to improve Harvard’s public image is by actually improving Harvard.

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Dissent: The Only People Congress Has Fooled Is the Editorial Board

Congress continues to demonstrate that they’re more interested in treating Harvard like a political punching bag than governing our country.

Chanukah
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The Antisemitic Cartoon Is Everything Wrong With Discourse on Campus

It’s time to replace this pain, anger, and unease with empathy and a willingness to learn.

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Dissent: With New Protest Guidelines, Free Speech Again Stops at Palestine

With their tacit support for Harvard’s new guidelines, the Editorial Board today demonstrates that their commitment to free speech is just as specious as our University’s.

Widener Die-In Rafah
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Harvard Shouldn’t Silence Protest, but It’s Their Right To Regulate It

If history is any judge, Harvard’s new posture does not assure the failure of today’s student protestors or those who will follow them. Indeed, it may aid them.

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Dissent: With Pass-Fail Policy, the FAS Would Make Grades Even More Meaningless

Grade inflation and compression, worse with every passing year, pose a serious threat to the health of Harvard. The last thing the FAS should do now is give students another out.

FAS Changes Prior Term Registration
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FAS Changes Won’t Fix Prior Term Registration

We have learned to dread Faculty of Arts and Sciences discussions of course enrollment — and for good reason.

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Editorial Snippets: Valentine’s Day Limericks

The staff of The Crimson Editorial Board share Valentine's Day-themed snippets in poem form.

Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology
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Removing Native Artifacts Isn’t Enough

To reckon with Harvard’s crimes against New England’s original inhabitants, the University and the Peabody still have much to do.

Garber Vertex Editorial
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Garber Should Resign From Vertex for Harvard’s Sake

Given the potential conflicts of interest and the obvious appearance of impropriety, we believe Garber would be wise to resign from his role at Vertex.

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Plagiarism Is the Right’s Newest Weapon. Harvard Must Disarm It.

As the culture wars lurch on, the right has found a perfect weapon with which to hit the university — taken straight from the academy’s arsenal itself: claims of plagiarism.

Harvard Corporation Editorial Graphic
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Keep the Corporation, Lose the Corporatism

Rather than continuing to select financiers to serve at Harvard’s helm, the Corporation would be wise to tap into more talent from the academy and other institutions outside the corporate world.

Harvard Kenneth C. Griffin Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
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Harvard Must Remind the World: Money Donated Remains Money Well-Spent

It’s time instead for Harvard to tell the world — and, yes, its donors — what we see first-hand every day: Harvard is not perfect, but it is still very, very good.

Congress at Harvard
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With Congress on Harvard’s Heels, Cooperation is the Best Option

After political prosecution in the court of public opinion, Harvard has the opportunity to clear its name.

Chanukah
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Dissent: Penslar Minimizes Antisemitism. He Can’t Lead the Fight Against It.

Derek J. Penslar — Harvard’s pick to lead its new presidential task force on antisemitism — should tackle claims of antisemitism, not minimize them in interviews with the national press.

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