Posts Tagged ‘social experiment’
Disclaimer: Any resemblance to a Harvard Crimson editorial is purely coincidental actually kinda intentional.
An apparent lack of friendliness among students has led Harvard University to initiate a new social networking system. Harvardlunch.com is meant to foster interaction and friendships among undergraduates. Although efforts to increase social interaction on large campuses are welcome, Harvard’s new experiment is the wrong approach because it could easily generate awkwardness instead of amiability. It is doubtful that such a networking system will actually benefit those students who truly need help interacting with their peers. More »
The Editorial Board takes its position as the voice of Spectator very seriously. However, in keeping with Spectator’s effort to put the “college” back in college newspaper, the board, which does not take itself quite so seriously, submits to the consideration of the University population a different sort of editorial each Friday. A casual editorial. More »
Your RAs are sick and tired of everyone being so darn unfriendly around here! Their solution: cold hard cash.
“The Social Experiment,” which cryptic fliers have been advertising for the past few weeks, is a new program sponsored by Columbia’s Residential Programs. It will start next Monday the 15th and end on Friday the 19th. It’s a contest kind of thing! Here’s how it works: More »