“Reconnecting America”: Optimism at the National Campaign

We expected students at the IOP’s 2017 National Campaign to be skeptical—if not fed up—with the current political zeitgeist. But the conference was characterized by an optimistic view of our existing political establishment.

Free Speech Means Free Speech

Yiannopoulos is a troll. To defeat him, we must fight him

Mandatory National Service: Reflections from the NAC

U.S. Army veteran Joe Goodwin talked with students about a proposal for a mandatory national service program

Tackling the Term: What is a Safe Space?

When used correctly, emotional and academic safe spaces are both beneficial for students.

The Case Against Sorority Sanctions

For many, belonging to a community of only women or only men is valuable and empowering

A Nation Divided: A Club United

Without an official endorsement of any presidential candidate from the club, the Republican Club’s disunity reflects many of the challenges that the Republican Party itself is facing on a national stage. Although Trump’s rise is making it difficult for Harvard Republicans to vote, it has actually built stronger community within the club.