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Articles: Opinion

Opinion

Letters on President Bacow, the solicitor general, Facebook, and more

10.16.18

Thoughts on the coming reconstruction of Harvard Square—and the University’s front door

January-February 2018

Drew Faust

President Drew Faust on the enduring struggle to assure access to education.

January-February 2018

Readers comment on unequal university resources, educational effectiveness, final clubs, and first-generation students

January-February 2018

We invite members of the Harvard community to share their thoughts about social club sanctions. 

12.7.17

University Hall

Photograph by Kris Snibbe/Harvard Public Affairs and Communications

The long final-clubs debate yields an uncertain path forward—and reveals fault lines in governance.

11.9.17

The Harvard Management Company is headquartered in the Federal Reserve tower in downtown Boston.

Harvard and other private universities are in Republicans’ sights.

11.6.17

Readers comment on criminal injustices, alumni who died in Vietnam, political correctness, and more.

November-December 2017

Drew Faust

President Drew Faust describes Harvard’s efforts to evaluate how well—and what exactly—its students learn.

November-December 2017