Lipka: Fewer tests, more learning

March 3, 2011 • 4
Midterms and finals inspire some of the most depressing nights at Yale. Libraries are filled to the brim with panicking students, incredibly high levels of stress and the occasional naked Pundit. Poring over lists of key terms to memorize and summarizing primary sources to ensure maximum detail recollection during tests are characteristic of many of »

Lipka: Of stereotypes and skinny jeans

February 1, 2011 • 259
I am not a hipster. No, actually. I don’t only listen to unknown and independent music, wear thrift-store clothes or reference deliberately obscure literature. But ask anyone who doesn’t know me well and sees me around, and they will inevitably claim that I’m a card-carrying hipster. It’s the big headphones, Doc Martens and predominantly black »