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Articles: Opinion

Harvard students watching the Watergate hearings.

Harvard students watching the Watergate hearings.

Opinion

Anthony Lewis ’48 and media colleagues discuss “a basic issue of constitutional democracy” during the Watergate spring of 1973.

5.12.17

Whimsical ruminations on America’s oldest garden cemetery

5.3.17

Illustration by Taylor Callery

Illustration by Taylor Callery

The chasm between elite academia and working-class Americans—and how to bridge it

May-June 2017

Illustration by Daniel Baxter

The Undergraduate wrestles with The Advocate’s exclusive comp process. 

May-June 2017

A state’s pension-plan problems highlight the endowment challenge to realizing Harvard’s goals. 

May-June 2017

Readers comment on Houghton Library, coddled campuses, labor law, and more.

May-June 2017

Illustration by Anthony Freda

The Undergraduate considers campus debate and action in a polarized era.

March-April 2017

A comment on how institutions present, and understand, themselves

March-April 2017

Readers comment on privacy, gender agendas, the Horsehead Nebula, and more.

March-April 2017