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Harvard Students Criticize University Response to Marathon Explosions, Cambridge Bomb Threats

(0) Comments | Posted April 16, 2013 | 12:09 PM

This article is presented in partnership with The Crimson.


In the wake of two bomb explosions that killed three people and injured more than 130 others, Harvard students criticized what they described as the University's slow...

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Legalize Those Meds

(90) Comments | Posted November 24, 2012 | 10:48 AM

Massachusetts should follow Colorado and Washington and legalize marijuana

For those who favor liberalization of controls on marijuana, America's most widely used illicit drug, the election gave us a lot to be happy about. With Colorado and Washington both voting in ballot measures to move toward legalization of marijuana for...

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God Bless Drones

(0) Comments | Posted October 15, 2012 | 1:20 PM

This article originally appeared in the Harvard Crimson.


Drones have had a bad month. Just last week, the Israeli Defense Forces intercepted a drone (an unmanned aerial vehicle) flying toward Israel's Negev Desert. Likely launched from Hezbollah-controlled south Lebanon and perhaps

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Mitt Romney's Russia

(3) Comments | Posted May 30, 2012 | 7:00 PM

The Republican candidate's views on Russia are misguided

For a candidate whose foreign policy expertise was presumably sharpened by his two year mission in Europe, Mitt Romney's pronunciations on the Russian Federation are especially surprising. In recent weeks, Romney's views on...

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Finally, Mr. President

(0) Comments | Posted May 17, 2012 | 9:38 AM

President Obama's endorsement of same-sex marriage is a watershed moment

Ever since President Obama first rose to national prominence, his tepid advocacy for gay rights and avowed -- if unconvincing -- opposition to gay marriage stood as a monument to the evils of political posturing. Here was a...

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Romney on the Charles: Anti-Intellectualism Should Have No Place in Politics

(21) Comments | Posted April 16, 2012 | 11:02 AM

By The Crimson Staff

On April 5, Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney attributed President Barack Obama's alleged ineptitude to his having "spent too much time at Harvard, perhaps." If learning at this university has the potential to dull one's faculties, Romney must be speaking from experience. Not only...

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