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Articles: Opinion


Letters on care after the ICU, artificial intelligence, belonging, and more


A formal wartime portrait

Photograph from the Mathew Brady Collection/Library of Congres

Brief history of the image of a hero: 1822-1885

January-February 2019

Letters on President Bacow, the solicitor general, Facebook, and more

November-December 2018

Matching Harvard’s money to its mission

November-December 2018

Illustration by Maya Ish-Shalom

The Undergraduate considers study abroad.

November-December 2018

Letters on faculty diversity, general education, advanced standing, and more

September-October 2018

Making the most of Harvard’s “ultimate option”

September-October 2018

At Harvard African Students Association’s Africa Night (from left): Tom Osborn ’20 of Kenya; Joshua Benjamin ’21, of Phoenix, Arizona (whose ancestors are Angolan but were first brought to Charleston, South Carolina, in the late seventeenth century); Tawanda Mulalu ’20 of Botswana; and Mfundo Radebe ’20 of South Africa

Photograph by Christabel Narh

The Undergraduate looks at Harvard through an African filter.

September-October 2018

Tax reform, shopping week, and enabling expertise

July-August 2018