On March 21, Judith Shulevitz published an op-ed in the New York Times criticizing the rise of “safe spaces” on college campuses across the United States. HPR writers analyze her controversial claims.
Universities have decided to let safe spaces be. While practical in the short term, this is not a sustainable solution.
it can’t be ignored that Harvard is still near or past parity in almost every category. This raises a more normative question: what are we aiming for? Is parity the goal, in which case we have almost all achieved it? Or, do we want to go beyond parity?
Harvard’s music department is an excellent resource for students interested in jazz, classical, and even electro-acoustical music. In addition, well-established a cappella groups and choirs provide ample opportunities for vocalists, but there is very little institutional support for musicians interested in pursuing less-traditional genres.
We should integrate the pre-professional groups on campus and bring both sexes together.
Our Harvard Can Do Better recommended that Harvard’s policy make it explicit that “the absence of a no is not a yes.”
Feminism is about breaking molds so that we no longer feel the need to carve ourselves away to fit in one.