The recent event featuring Sam Harris and Maajid Nawaz created a space of illusory significance which ultimately produces nothing of lasting value.
Deep and meaningful relationships take time, but things will get better. They will always get better.
Instead of working to fulfill some grand and spurious expectation of what it means to be a successful Harvard student, we should keep in mind that the goal is not to please Harvard.
While the addition of Harvard’s newest concentration, Theater and Dance, promises certain benefits to prospective concentrators, there is much uncertainty surrounding both the structure of the concentration as well as its impact on student theater.
Even though there may be enough small and medium farms raising sustainable meat across New England that, when pooled together, could serve Harvard, there’s no way for all that meat to reach Harvard’s campus in a timely and cost-effective way.
Even with these powerful examples of the presence of people of color at Harvard and beyond, the show perpetuated exclusive class-based policies that, on a larger scale, continue to plague people of color in America.
The three-pronged mission of fashion, charity, and diversity is perhaps what makes Eleganza such a resounding success, year after year.