Work of the Week – Featuring Luke Williams

Work of the Week – Featuring Luke Williams Luke is a rising junior and Oklahoma City native who lives in Currier House studying Social Studies with a focus on Economics and Sociology. He works at the Boston Municipal Court Service Center, writes for The Crimson newsboard, and covered Czechia, Poland, and Hungary in Let’s Go 2020. A long time fiction fan, Luke recently discovered that his real writing interests might lie in creative nonfiction, so now he spends way too much time trying to sound like David Foster Wallace—you might even catch him asking you to “Consider the Lobster.”  “The …

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The Background Story: …Who are your Respondents?

The Independent’s Counterculture survey remains to date a key flavor and sampling of the pulse of Harvard’s community. Measuring interest and intrigue with topics with as drugs and body modifications, the survey tends to attract a wide variety of individuals, proudly displaying diversity in its respondent base.  This year, in particular, presented an incredibly diverse set of individuals.   This year, we had a solid split of respondents across all class years, with Freshman, in purple, with 23.3% of responses above.     Meanwhile, gathering LGBTQ+ voices is critical to our mission of ensuring diversity in our response base – …

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