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Articles: Opinion


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Feeding the world, Alain Locke’s faith, divestment

May-June 2018

Clayton Spencer, a contributor to The Chronicle’s forum on women in the academy 

Photograph courtesy of Bates College

Harvard women’s perspective on power, norms, and harassment


Endowment taxes, final clubs, Chapter and Verse

March-April 2018

President Drew Faust on Allston

March-April 2018

Ideas from Harvard’s presidential search

March-April 2018

Illustration by Dave Wheeler

The Undergraduate on Silicon Valley at Harvard

March-April 2018

University Hall

Photograph by Kris Snibbe/Harvard Public Affairs and Communications

Reflections on governance, enforcement, and the efficacy of the sanctions


Portraits of James Madison, 1816, by John Vanderlyn and of Dolley Madison, 1804, by Gilbert Stuart

Paintings courtesy of the White House Historical Association

Lincoln Caplan reviews Noah Feldman’s The Three Lives of James Madison: Genius, Partisan, President

January-February 2018