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Photograph of John C. Calhoun statue in Charleston in midair being lifted up by a crane

A statue of John C. Calhoun is removed on June 24 in Charleston, South Carolina. 

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Opinion

The rise and fall of Charleston’s John C. Calhoun statue, a monument to white supremacy 

6.29.20

Photograph of John C. Calhoun statue in Charleston in midair being lifted up by a crane

A statue of John C. Calhoun is removed on June 24 in Charleston, South Carolina. 

Photograph by Sean Rayford/Getty Images

The rise and fall of Charleston’s John C. Calhoun statue, a monument to white supremacy 

6.29.20

Health care, St. Louis, pioneering astronomer

July-August 2020

What Harvard has already learned from the pandemic—and strategic challenges to come

July-August 2020

image of a girl in a dark space looking upward as her flashlight illuminates a verdant space ahead

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Illustration by Nicolas Ogonosky

The Undergraduate faces up to a postgraduate life without handrails.

July-August 2020

Bill Clinton with Yasser Arafat, King Hussein, and Benjamin Netanyahu, October 1, 1996, at the White House

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(1 of 4) Bill Clinton with Yasser Arafat, King Hussein, and Benjamin Netanyahu, October 1, 1996, at the White House

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On restoring American leadership through diplomacy

July-August 2020

The author is first row, second from left; Professor Mel Chen is second row, second from right.
Screenshot courtesy of Julie Chung

“The ideal’ classroom never existed anyway, at least not in a perfectly equitable manner,” writes Julie Chung ’20. 

4.20.20

A human arm wearing a white goat and rubber glove in a lab setting handles three containers of lab chemicals

A YouTube screenshot from the author’s virtual lab course

“The biggest obstacle to our collective learning is the elephant in the room: a global pandemic, taking place amid existing inequalities,” writes Drew Pendergrass ’20. 

4.16.20

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Houseboating in Boston Harbor, Apthorp North, and clothing counts

May-June 2020