Sex is Cool. But, Have You Ever Tried to F*ck The System?

A self-proclaimed, revered-by-many Sexpert celebrates National Sex Day with advice on how to find true liberation. I love talking about sex. I love talking to all my friends about the awkward moments, the laughable mistakes, and the best kinds of “things to do.” All my friends enjoy sex differently. We celebrate our differences. We listen to our different experiences, processing them, understanding that we can’t debate or question another’s sexual experience since we don’t know what it was like. There’s no place for shame, judgment, or guilt when we discuss sex. At least that’s the environment my friends and I …

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When Disparity Becomes Deadly

When Disparity Becomes Deadly Is COVID-19 only a biological threat, or also a distraction from the social inequalities in the US today? By MIMI TARRANT   From the earliest stages of the COVID-19 pandemic, alarming figures have emerged on the relative prevalence of cases and deaths among males and females within communities. Initial analysis suggests that the rate of infections and fatalities are not evenly distributed among males and females. Females typically make up the higher proportion of cases in U.S. states, yet males tend to make up the majority of deaths from COVID-19. For example, in Michigan, 10.72% of …

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Virtual Housing Day

  Virtual Housing Day   BY ANNIE COLLOREDO-MANSFELD   Of the many events that have been canceled by the outbreak of COVID-19, Housing Day was one of the more depressing cancellations, especially for first-years. Many students hear of the exciting, much anticipated day before they even arrive on campus. Based on what I heard from older students, I got the sense that Housing Day is one of the few moments that one can feel a true sense of school pride and unity, and celebrate a tradition that is unique to Harvard.  Housing Day was supposed to take place on Thursday, …

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The New Universal Grading Policy: Harvard’s Necessary Shift of Focus

The New Universal Grading Policy: Harvard’s Necessary Shift of Focus An opinion on the new grading policy implemented at Harvard College   BY ARSH DHILLON   I have become a huge proponent of a universally-mandated, Emergency Satisfactory/Emergency Unsatisfactory (SEM/UEM) grading …

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