Opinion

ROSEN: Student-athletes reconsidered

February 3, 2014
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.
Opinion

ROSEN: Class on Tumblr

January 27, 2014
Recently the Peer Liaisons created a Tumblr called Class at Yale.
Opinion

ROSEN: Don’t forget G-Heav

January 21, 2014
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.
Opinion

ROSEN: End the competition

January 13, 2014
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 »
Opinion

ROSEN: Quiz the achievement gap

December 4, 2013
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.
Opinion

ROSEN: Thanksgiving at Walmart

November 20, 2013
Walmart employees, and low-wage workers around the country, deserve to be paid a living wage.
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ROSEN: Yale’s Black Bruins

November 13, 2013
Last week, Sy Stokes and 11 other black male students from UCLA uploaded a YouTube video of a spoken word poem called “The Black Bruins.” The poem attacks the university for its lack of racial diversity, specifically its incredibly small percentage of black male students. Overall, only 3.3 percent of the male population of UCLA »
Opinion

ROSEN: A failed GOP project

November 6, 2013
Some amount of spin is to be expected of news coming from any political campaign, including Eidelson’s — but the Chandler campaign went much too far.
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ROSEN: Reform Credit/D/Fail

October 30, 2013
But a problem with this policy has become evident — the deadline for conversion is far too early.
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ROSEN: TFA fails minorities

October 14, 2013
I don’t think that students entering the program intend to create damage in minority communities — but with the recent media attention given to critics of TFA, these realities are becoming more and more difficult to ignore.
Opinion

ROSEN: For a more active YCC

October 4, 2013
Clearly the YCC needs to redeem itself. There are issues that Yale students care deeply about that the YCC can, and should, be addressing with more than just surveys.
Opinion

ROSEN: Seeking a better job search

September 20, 2013
Either there aren’t enough jobs to go around right now, or there is some major bureaucratic problem in the way that job applications are being submitted to employers.