When you lose the trappings of the familiar, you have no reminder of who you have been, or who you are supposed to be. So being in new places, at least at first, is both terrifying and exhilarating: You get to move a little more freely, losing the weight that expectations and environmental cues hold.
I had witnessed the magic some people found in this sport. I learned something entirely new that day; I hadn’t learned something so new in a long time.
The phenomenon of using psychiatric drugs remains largely unscrutinized, so we set out to document and better understand this aspect of living with mental illness. The perseverance of students and spirit of psychiatrists — often forced to confront the blank face of uncertainty — wove together into a tapestry of resilience, one at once tattered and perfect, inspiring and incomplete.
This Valentine’s Day, we asked our writers and editors to write about something or someone they love — the lighthearted, the heartbreaking, the bittersweet, and everything in between. Here are their stories.
We asked the Witches how one could join them. Is there an election? A comp process? Can we be punched? To which the Witches replied, “We are Witches. We’re not a club, we’re not an organization, we’re not a secret society. We’re not a final club, and you can’t comp us.”
In this series of introspections, six Crimson editors revisit the essays that got them into Harvard.
What I’d intended as an outpouring of vulnerability, she’d seen as an ability to overcome adversity.
In comparison to historical waves of activism at Harvard, today’s campus culture surrounding abortion-related issues is relatively quiet — leaving a vacuum all the more striking in the face of looming national threats to abortion access.
My New Year’s resolution was to try my best to stop taking everything so damn seriously: do more, think less, lower the stakes. I wanted to do whatever possible to get out of my own head — to reconnect with the humor and voice I felt like I had lost, to move through and inside of my life instead of adjacent to it.
Given the devastating, mind-twisting time we’re coming out of, doesn’t derealizing almost make more sense?
Several suits filed by Children's Health Rights of Massachusetts challenge mask mandates instituted in school districts across the state — at a time when debates over mask mandates in schools have engulfed the nation, ranging from parent petitions to physical protests and arrests at school board meetings.
As Harvard Warns of Disciplinary Action, Pro-Palestine Groups Apologize for Antisemitic Image
Amid Backlash to Antisemitic Post, Harvard Professor Resigns From Pro-Palestine Groups
The Antisemitic Cartoon Is Everything Wrong With Discourse on Campus
Harvard President Garber, Corporation Condemn Antisemitic Image Posted by Pro-Palestine Groups
‘Unmistakably Antisemitic’: Harvard College Dean Khurana Slams Student Groups Over Instagram Post