Seeking Support, Finding Power

We need to accept that the world is not safe, and then we need to reject it and change it. Through all of this, safe spaces must have a place.

In Defense of Safe Spaces

The term “safe space” implies that all other places are unsafe, and therefore should be made safer. That is exactly the point.

Safe Spaces, Safe Classrooms

Shulevitz wants to talk about the right to free speech––but a better conversation would be about our responsibility to treat safe spaces not as a shield or censor, but as an integral part of the classroom.

Separate the Personal from the Political

Universities have decided to let safe spaces be. While practical in the short term, this is not a sustainable solution.

Female Leadership at Harvard: The Cracked Glass Ceiling

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?

Music Culture at Harvard: Journey of the Non-Classical Musician

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.