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ROSEN: Time for change

April 21, 2014 • 0
The groundwork for progress on the issues students care about has been laid. Next semester will reveal whether administrators are serious about changing their policies in response to student criticism.
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ROSEN: An admissions experiment

April 14, 2014 • 0
It’s good to see a well-respected institution acknowledging that the current college application system is flawed. It may not have found the perfect solution, but proposing an alternative is a good start.
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ROSEN: A simple survey

April 7, 2014 • 0
The responses received by the YCC so far are thorough and touch on a wide range of student issues, but there’s a problem — only 16 responses were submitted as of last week.
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ROSEN: For equal summer opportunities

March 31, 2014 • 0
The student income contribution is an important financial consideration for over half of the student body, so it stands to reason that fellowships should be able to cover it.
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ROSEN: Yale’s rising cost

March 24, 2014 • 0
The cost of attending Yale College has increased by nearly $20,000 in an eight-year period. This is a problem for students across the socioeconomic spectrum.
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ROSEN: Hold YCC accountable

February 25, 2014 • 0
Beyond my disappointment, I left the meeting with a strong conviction that non-YCC members need to start attending YCC meetings.
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ROSEN: For better withdrawal policy

February 17, 2014 • 0
Strict regulations on withdrawal, although likely well-intentioned, may prevent students from taking time off when it is in their best interest to do so.
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ROSEN: Student-athletes reconsidered

February 3, 2014 • 0
The right to unionize has long been awarded to their professional counterparts and, given the nature of the relationships between athletes and universities, student-athletes deserve a seat at the bargaining table as well.
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ROSEN: Class on Tumblr

January 27, 2014 • 0
Recently the Peer Liaisons created a Tumblr called Class at Yale.
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ROSEN: Don’t forget G-Heav

January 21, 2014 • 0
Given GHeav’s continued mistreatment of its employees, students should actively choose to boycott both locations until the business is operating within Connecticut labor regulations.
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ROSEN: End the competition

January 13, 2014 • 0
A story runs in the News almost every year about Yale’s selective majors, especially Ethics, Politics & Economics (EP&E) and Global Affairs. On-campus publications often make fun of the stereotypical “section assholes” that are assumed to make up large percentages of these majors. But the admissions processes for these majors can lead to real academic difficulties »
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ROSEN: Quiz the achievement gap

December 4, 2013 • 0
If Yale wants to provide quality education for all its students, it must focus on tangible social science research that has been proven effective elsewhere.