Hookups are often portrayed as the defining college experience, but students’ relationship to casual sex varies.
HPR writers weigh in on the Harvard USGSO committee’s new recommendations on final clubs and other private, exclusive social groups.
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.
Banning final clubs is a good start, but it does not go far enough.
By humanizing foreign traditions, cross-cultural initiatives enable us to celebrate multiculturalism and avoid the missteps of cultural ignorance.
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.
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.