The Institute of Politics embodies “politics” in the way that they’ve defined it: the money, the connections, the Kennedy name, the system.
In a society dominated by institutional benefits for the wealthy, preference for legacy applicants is a tiny detail in the larger picture of Harvard’s massively flawed “meritocracy.”
By continuing legacy admissions, Harvard sends a message by example to its students that nepotism is a regular part of American life.
Who said “affirmative consent” stands without definition?
The perceived link between college and upward social mobility is as yesterday as the American Dream itself.
After a year and a half of failed negotiations with Harvard, one student group plays hardball.
Universities are turning to gap years to eradicate challenges that commonly plague college freshman.