Let’s Talk: A Response to “Dear IOP”

Will we, as a community, do the hard work of looking in the mirror?

Perspectives on Stillman

This morning at 2 AM, Harvard University Health Services Director Paul Berreira circulated an email announcing that HUHS will no longer offer in-person urgent care or overnight infirmary services. As Berreira explains it, the move should free up resources to allow “increased access to same-day appointments and other services.” In this piece, four HPR writers offer their […]

Leaving Students in Absentia

The recent attendance study reminds us that Harvard sees students not as independent adults, but as independent variables.

Dear IOP

The Institute of Politics embodies “politics” in the way that they’ve defined it: the money, the connections, the Kennedy name, the system.

Punch. Tap. Bicker. Rush.

The issue of exclusive social organizations is a complex one, deeply entrenched in tradition as well as sociology and human psychology.

Legacy: Just a By-Product of a Broken System

In a society dominated by institutional benefits for the wealthy, preference for legacy applicants is a tiny detail in the larger picture of Harvard’s massively flawed “meritocracy.”