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NGARMBOONANANT: Great big ideas for Salovey

November 14, 2012 • 0
Thank god it’s Peter Salovey. Who would’ve thought that such a murky search process would turn out such a fantastic selection?
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NGARMBOONANANT: Leave Zimmerman to the law

April 13, 2012 • 2
Marches in the streets of New Haven. Hoodies in the halls of Congress. A family torn apart and a nation swept in a sea of outrage. And finally, after six weeks, George Zimmerman is in custody — charged with second-degree murder and arrested without bail. The emotional rollercoaster about Zimmerman’s charge for killing 17-year-old Trayvon »

NGARMBOONANANT: Give Kony 2012 a chance

March 20, 2012 • 7
If you had told me before break that a video about a Ugandan warlord, in seven days, would get more views on YouTube than Coldplay’s The Scientist, ZBB’s Chicken Fried and Carly Rae Jepsen’s extraordinary hit Call Me Maybe had amassed — combined — I would have called you a lunatic. But Invisible Children, in »
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NGARMBOONANANT: Bring MSA outrage to Singapore

February 24, 2012 • 5
Moments like last Monday night make me proud to be a Yalie. It’s rare for a university president to speak out so forcefully against the government, but that’s exactly what President Rick Levin did in a Monday email to the Yale community. He was clear and unambiguous; even when Mayor Mike Bloomberg attacked him the »
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NGARMBOONANANT: Show protests some respect

February 9, 2012 • 21
On Saturday night, a number of Yale students raided Occupy New Haven. I don’t need to explain how outrageous it is that these Yalies raided the Green. It’s disrespectful and childish and intensifies the protesters’ resentment toward our school. Sure, it’s college, and we sometimes do stupid things. But it’s frightening to me that we »