The Inadequacy Complex

Instead of working to fulfill some grand and spurious expectation of what it means to be a successful Harvard student, we should keep in mind that the goal is not to please Harvard.

New Concentration Takes the Stage

While the addition of Harvard’s newest concentration, Theater and Dance, promises certain benefits to prospective concentrators, there is much uncertainty surrounding both the structure of the concentration as well as its impact on student theater.

Playing it Safe: Safe Spaces at Harvard

Our discomfort with disagreement has led us to hide behind the illusion of “safe spaces.” But progress has never been achieved by cowards.

To Keep Him Here: Suicide and Mental Illness in ‘Modern’ America

People tend to think that others can choose when to ‘get over’ mental illnesses. After witnessing my dad’s accidental death, I resisted grief counseling. Even my nine-year-old self could perceive the stigmatization associated with mental counseling.

On Changing History: Divest Harvard and the Power of Confrontation

The Divest movement—which has combined argument, confrontation, and spectacle—is a model other groups on campus should emulate.

The New Social Movement of our Generation: Effective Altruism

EA as a whole has become part of public debate, and for many, a way of life. Today, EA is at the critical point of going from marginal to mainstream.