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Letter to the Editor: Concrete Reforms for Preceptors

With “Respecting Preceptors Means Reform,” you join the long tradition of abstractly calling for greater respect for preceptors at Harvard, while not supporting the kind of concrete improvements to our working conditions that such respect, if real, would entail.

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When We Learned We Had to Leave

The Crimson Editorial Board has spilled much ink, during those days and in this year after, on the reverberations of this seismic decision. On its anniversary, we decided to invite every student who experienced this day as a Harvard undergraduate into our paper. Historic days leave everyone with a story: where you were when you heard the news, how you reacted, and where you went from there.

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Letter to the Editor: How to Rethink Classical Music

Who is being left out when calls for expanding classical music center entirely around white men? There are women composers, BGLTQ composers, Black composers, and other composers of color with limitless talents that deserve similar celebration.

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Letter to the Editor: Misrepresenting the Azerbaijan-Armenia Conflict

A recently published opinion piece, “Armenia’s Two Battles: War Amid the Pandemic” (October 2) misrepresents the ongoing conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan and misleads its readers into taking action against Azerbaijan.

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Letter to the Editor: The Latest on Contact Tracing Tech at Harvard

The current versions of the MyDataCan and TraceFi technologies address most concerns raised and provide thought leadership to contact tracing technology on college campuses.

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Letter to the Editor: The Work We’re Doing (and Still Must Do) in Biostatistics

As Dr. Ocampo’s letter suggests, a continued open dialogue can only improve our mutual understanding and provide valuable insights for how to better support our students of color.

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Letter to the Editor: Abolishing HUPD Is Not The Answer

HUPD is not innocent of aggressive policing, but abolishing HUPD is not the answer to systemic racism in the criminal justice system, either for America in general or Harvard in particular.

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Letter to the Editor: My Own Experience of Inequity and Progress in Harvard’s Anthropology Department

If the potentially transformative measures currently being eyed go forth, as I hope they will, they won’t be solely the outcome of such accusations, or even of new and dynamic departmental leadership.

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Student Groups

Harvard Coalition Pens Letter to President Bacow Calling for Racial Justice

The Harvard Coalition for Black Lives, a group spanning multiple schools and student organizations, penned a letter to University President Lawrence S. Bacow Friday asking the University to take a number of actions to promote racial justice.

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Letter to the Editor: The Dignity of Dorm Crew

While not always glamorous or exciting, there is dignity in custodial work that is worthy of a more nuanced and thoughtful examination by the Harvard community.

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Central Administration

Responding to University Carbon-Neutral Pledge, Activist Groups Reiterate Divestment Demands

After Harvard pledged to transition its endowment to carbon-neutral by 2050, fossil fuel divestment activists wrote a letter to University administrators Wednesday urging them to take “drastic climate action.”

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Letter to the Editor: In Response to ‘The End of the Harvard Century’

My hope is for students to be exposed to a broad range of ideas (which is why I invited Mr. Teng, among others, to speak in my class in the spring of 2015) and to form their own judgments about China's past and present.

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Race

Harvard Researchers Advocate Economic Aid for ‘Devastated’ Native American Tribes Amid Pandemic

Harvard researchers sent a letter to U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Steven T. Mnuchin last week advocating for support for Native American tribes facing economic hardship in light of the coronavirus pandemic.

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The Myth of Infinite Money

Limitations on federal debt are not simply theoretical constructs from “mainstream discourse” in economics as the author suggests; they are historical facts.

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HKS Equity Coalition

The Equity Coalition at Harvard Kennedy School drafted a letter advocating for increased diversity within the school's culture and environment.

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