HPRgument: The USGSO Committee’s Recommended Ban

HPR writers weigh in on the Harvard USGSO committee’s new recommendations on final clubs and other private, exclusive social groups.

Final Clubs and the Free Market

Instead of punishing any private exclusionary group, Harvard should pass nuanced, narrowly-tailored statutes to limit the final clubs’ excessive market power and encourage genuinely free competition in Harvard’s social marketplace.

Sanctions are Not Enough

Banning final clubs is a good start, but it does not go far enough.

Culture in Conversation: Sharing Tradition through Art

By humanizing foreign traditions, cross-cultural initiatives enable us to celebrate multiculturalism and avoid the missteps of cultural ignorance.

Looking Into and Out of America as Black Students

It seems to us that a full recognition of the nuances of black identity, including what it is to us, will be a long process.

“Safe Space”: The Harvard Political Union and the 2016 Election

As a nonpartisan debate group with a tight-knit community of members, the HPU facilitated cordial political discussions, looking beyond the current political context to substantive policy analysis.