Opinion

Honesty, willingness to listen are important for new dean

February 19, 2007 • 0
Editor’s note: This is the second in a series of opinion columns about what current and former students want to see in the new dean of student affairs. To join the conversation, e-mail jay.buchanan@yale.edu. When I first got to Yale as a freshman in the fall of 2001, Dean Richard Brodhead (now president of Duke) »
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Choi’s record commends him

April 13, 2006 • 0
Now that the dust has settled and the first round of elections for Yale College Council are over, there remain two candidates still competing for the office of president. We, however, would argue that there is really only one left: Emery Choi ’07. We would like to take this opportunity to fully endorse Emery and »
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Endorsement: Choi has experience and vision

April 7, 2006 • 0
There is only one candidate for Yale College Council president that can deliver on those campaign promises you’ll be hearing: Emery Choi ’07. Having worked with Emery during three years on the YCC, we have been impressed by his dedication, innovation and ability to get things done. Furthermore, Emery is arguably the most qualified candidate »
Opinion

Endorsement: Steven Syverud

April 8, 2005 • 0
After carefully evaluating all candidates in this year’s field for YCC president, we believe that current YCC secretary Steven Syverud is the best person for the job. Having served many years on the YCC, we watched Steven emerge as a leader. He has an impressive record of achievements, a comprehensive vision for undertaking new projects »
Opinion

Run for YCC, take the time to vote next week

January 16, 2004 • 0
Hot off the press: The Yale College Council condemns North Korea’s nuclear weapons program. Wait. This isn’t 1992, the last time the YCC made a ridiculous statement dealing with national policy and demonstrating its lack of relevance. Now, in 2004, being a YCC member means working on projects that are appropriate to its purview and »
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To continue funding campus-unifying events, YCC needs activities fee

October 9, 2003 • 0
It’s October — and that means Halloween. And at Yale, Halloween means Inferno. But not anymore. When Master Goldblatt announced that Pierson would no longer host the annual Inferno, it was disappointing, but not surprising in light of the similar demise of TD’s Exotic Erotic. The residential colleges are facing new obstacles in organizing campus-unifying »