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  • The Not-So-Subtle Anti-Semitism of Today

    Why Israel’s existence should be a concern for all Jews. “It is language, after all, that’s at the heart of the ubiquitous slippage from anger at Israeli military action to hatred of Jews.” – Deborah Lipstadt, New York Times At the beginning of March 2013, the Harvard Palestine Solidarity Committee made the decision to distribute… [Read More...]

    The Not-So-Subtle Anti-Semitism of Today
  • Love in Leviticus

    A message to those opposing marriage equality. As an atheist, I couldn’t care less if you practice a religion and are very devoted to your faith. It is your undeniable right to practice any faith you wish. Even though you might think it’s weird if I came up to you and said, “I still love… [Read More...]

    Love in Leviticus
  • An Open Letter to Harvard

    Unapologetic and refusing to remain silent. This weekend, current Harvard College students and recent alumni received racially charged e-mail death threats from an unknown sender who has continued to contact individuals over the past few days. While recipients of the threats ranged in identity and background, a disproportionate number of these e-mails targeted Asian and… [Read More...]

    An Open Letter to Harvard
  • Struggling with Privilege: Part 2

    A Chat with Nick Barber Recently, a friend of mine, Nick Barber, wrote an opinion piece for the Harvard Crimson titled “Struggling with Privilege.” Within the article, he discusses his observation that Harvard students of similar socioeconomic groups, especially the most elite, tend to stick together. The article had a strong following on Facebook; his… [Read More...]

    Struggling with Privilege: Part 2
  • The NFL: Where “Men” Act Like Boys

    How domestic abuse is handled in the NFL. As I watch football games, I am constantly bombarded with comments about how this is a “man’s” game. Commentators discuss a player’s toughness, strength, and speed. Players brag about how their play gains them respect from fellow “men.” Then, they leave the gridiron and beat their wives,… [Read More...]

    The NFL: Where “Men” Act Like Boys
  • Harvard Gallops Ahead

    Club Polo at Harvard grows. This past weekend marked the annual alumni celebration and polo tournament for the Harvard Polo Club. If you need clarification, I am talking about polo on horses with mallets and helmets, and not the rather pedestrian diversion in which boys and girls flail about in water wearing silly caps. It… [Read More...]

    Harvard Gallops Ahead

Arts

Giving and Receiving

An evening with Micheal Flaherty. In Lois Lowry’s The Giver, memories are painful not because they are held, but because of the loneliness with which the Giver holds them. “Memories need to be shared,” says the … (full post)

A Decade of Downfall

A look at Western decline in the 1970s and its artistic portrayal. The usual artistic language of downfall and ruin is an almost archetypal form: fire and brimstone rain down upon the sinful and overindulgent … (full post)

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The Not-So-Subtle Anti-Semitism of Today

Why Israel’s existence should be a concern for all Jews. “It is language, after all, … (full post)

Love in Leviticus

A message to those opposing marriage equality. As an atheist, I couldn’t care less if you … (full post)

An Open Letter to Harvard

Unapologetic and refusing to remain silent. This weekend, current Harvard College students … (full post)

Struggling with Privilege: Part 2

A Chat with Nick Barber Recently, a friend of mine, Nick Barber, wrote an opinion piece for … (full post)

Who Runs the World?

A look into Lean In at Harvard. This past Thursday, members of Lean In at Harvard invited … (full post)

Let There Be Laptops

An open letter of frustration. Dear Professors, Although you have written best-selling … (full post)

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Harvard Gallops Ahead

Club Polo at Harvard grows. This past weekend marked the annual alumni celebration and polo tournament for the Harvard Polo Club. If you need clarification, I am talking about polo on horses … (full post)

Off Field

A Snapshot into Harvard Football's Fan Section This past Friday the Crimson football squad opened their 2014 campaign with a decisive win over Holy Cross. Though I was only on hand for the … (full post)

Who Runs the World?

A look into Lean In at Harvard. This past Thursday, members of Lean In at Harvard invited the Harvard community to ‘Sit at the Table’ and watch a 45-minute video presentation by Cheryl … (full post)