Opinion

CZINGER: A shift in attention

April 16, 2012 • 2
When I was a kid, I never watched Saturday morning cartoons. My parents did not forbid TV; I just never had any particular desire to watch it. Once, my parents did put on Nickelodeon, but it did not work out. I remember being at least mildly entertained, when all of the sudden the program was »
Opinion

CZINGER: How to really occupy

March 21, 2012 • 5
What do former Goldman Sachs director Greg Smith, Senator Olympia Snowe and Occupy Wall Street have in common? All criticized an institution or political system while distancing themselves as much as possible from that institution or system. In a frustrated New York Times op-ed last week, Smith left Goldman; while Maine moderate Snowe chose not »
Opinion

CZINGER: Sexual regret is not rape

September 28, 2011 • 1333
Despite conflicting opinions and ideological brouhaha, almost everyone at Yale can agree on one thing: a “rape culture” that includes swapping stories of rape over breakfast and hiding in alleys with knives does not exist at this institution. Instead, as Cecily Carlisle clarified (“Rape without ‘rapists,’” Sept. 23), those who use the term “rape culture” »