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Harvard’s Admissions Recommendations Are too Idealistic

A few weeks ago, Harvard University released a report titled, “Turning the Tide: Inspiring Concern for Others and the Common Good through College Admissions.” In the twenty-six paged document, the renowned institution compiled a list of recommendations intended to help “reduce undue academic pressure” while “redefining achievement.” It seems like a step in the right [...]

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Why Do Cold Blooded Killers Roam Free Among Us?

Graphic by Erik Alexander May 14, 2015. 1:30 p.m. Washington, D.C. police respond to a call regarding a house fire on Woodland Drive. Upon entry, the firefighters see nothing out of the ordinary. A tidy home — mansion, rather — that seems to have been the unfortunate victim of an even more unfortunate disaster. But [...]

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Beware The Academic Breaking Point

A few months ago, I started an initiative titled “The Prism Project.” Through it, I hoped to shed light on the downfalls of the present-day education system with personal, first-hand stories of students who grew up experiencing the system. At first, things moved slowly. I received a few stories about backstabbing for the sake of [...]

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I Am a First-Generation American

Photo courtesy of Flickr Creative Commons:Ana Paula Hirama My parents grew up in India. They were born there. They went to school there. Their families still live there, and although they have now spent a larger portion of their lives abroad than they have in their mother country, they still call themselves “Indian.” That being [...]

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After Charlie Hebdo, Opinions Matter More

Comic by Priyanka Pai It was an attack that would leave 11 dead and a free world scarred. It tainted the joy of the New Year, spreading fear and hatred in place of the hope and excitement that rolled in with 2015. The shootings were rampant but focused, targeting Charlie Hebdo, a satirical weekly magazine [...]

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