ROSEN: Yale’s low ranking

September 23, 2014
If Yale wants to keep up with its peer institutions on low-income accessibility, the University must continue making changes.
Annelisa opinion

ROSEN: Raffle the tickets

September 16, 2014
Yale should convey to its students that every field of study adds value to the College; setting aside privileges for specific segments of the population by major does not help accomplish that goal.

ROSEN: The need for $15

September 9, 2014
This perception, that a $15 per hour salary is somehow too high for a traditionally low-wage job, must be altered.

ROSEN: Rethink charter schools

August 29, 2014
As the Booker T. Washington Academy scandal develops, it is evident that we need to re-evaluate the expansion of charter schools across the state.

ROSEN: Keep pushing

August 22, 2014
These last several semesters have shown us that when students express their concerns, the administration is pushed to listen and act.

ROSEN: Time for change

April 21, 2014
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.
annelisa opinion

ROSEN: An admissions experiment

April 14, 2014
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.

ROSEN: A simple survey

April 7, 2014
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.

ROSEN: For equal summer opportunities

March 31, 2014
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.

ROSEN: Yale’s rising cost

March 24, 2014
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.

ROSEN: Hold YCC accountable

February 25, 2014
Beyond my disappointment, I left the meeting with a strong conviction that non-YCC members need to start attending YCC meetings.

ROSEN: For better withdrawal policy

February 17, 2014
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.