opinion - Thao Do - Illustrations Editor

POSNER: In Yale parentis

February 27, 2015 • 0
The assertion that demanding a stronger mental health care system somehow equals entitlement or coddling blatantly undermines the scientific and academic consensus that mental illness is, like any illness, a biological pathology resulting from both genetic and environmental factors.

POSNER: Your campus on drugs

February 2, 2015 • 0
I will write about my mental illness and treatment until every Facebook friend and Twitter follower and classmate can recite the milligrams of Lexapro I swallow in the morning, if that’s what it takes.

POSNER: Quitting is a virtue

September 19, 2014 • 0
When we set up a model of behavior that understands and accepts — even welcomes — the conscientious choice to quit an extracurricular or leave a job, we create a climate that values student wellbeing, focus and passion over minimized sleep schedules and maximized resumes.

POSNER: A new frontier for sexual respect

September 4, 2014 • 0
For students who choose residence off campus, street harassment might be the final frontier of a still-skewed sexual climate at Yale.

POSNER: Beyond “stupidity”

April 24, 2014 • 0
When the benefits of hard drug use outweigh the potential risks for an informed, intelligent student, it signals dissatisfaction with an emotional or social status quo.

POSNER: Bring back the bake sale

April 17, 2014 • 0
Fundraising is not a cure-all, but asking organizations to be partly self-sufficient is a powerful budget tool. Yale student organizations, it’s time to bring back the bake sale.
annelisa opinion religion

POSNER: Losing my religion

April 10, 2014 • 0
On a broad scale the secular community actively ignores the religious lives of our fellow Yalies rather than seeking to understand them.

POSNER: Playing grown-up

April 3, 2014 • 0
As of late, I’ve felt acutely aware of my place on the bridge that traverses the gap between adolescence and adulthood — and it seems as if this metaphorical bridge is missing a few planks.
Annelisa food opinion

POSNER: The Yale diet

March 27, 2014 • 0
I’m working on distinguishing my relationship with food from an ideal of self-control deeply engrained in the Yale culture.

POSNER: Anonymity and the Ivy

March 6, 2014 • 0
Anonymity is undoubtedly the zeitgeist of Yale’s current social media activity.

POSNER: Reconcile alcohol policy

February 27, 2014 • 0
Earlier this week, my roommate excitedly remarked to me, “Know who I saw today? Sober Buddy.”
Annelisa opinion

POSNER: Self-care isn’t radical

February 20, 2014 • 0
Yalies pride ourselves on our ability to juggle academic and extracurricular commitments of all sorts, but we habitually put them ahead of our personal well-being.