Opinion

SCHLOSSBERG: Can’t stop, won’t stop, from VA to CT

April 6, 2012 • 12
At Yale, you can find someone passionate and enthusiastic and involved in just about any issue. For many of us, though, our school’s prevailing progressive political atmosphere can make us complacent. I only realized this after I spent time with the Virginia Young Democrats (VAYD) this past weekend. On Saturday, I left Yale for Richmond »
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SCHLOSSBERG: Investing in our state

February 17, 2012 • 8
We, as Yale students, pride ourselves on being bright, curious and engaged citizens. We are part of an institution that aims to educate its students to better the world. We tend to think that we do not fit the stereotype of ignorance and apathy that is all too often associated with America. But Yale students »
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SCHLOSSBERG: Rally behind the president

February 6, 2012 • 30
Democrats, more often than not, do not play the game of politics correctly. While Democrats may never adopt the policies of Ronald Reagan, they should follow his golden rule of politics closely. Reagan adamantly instructed his party members to never publicly criticize another Republican. Democrats should, especially this year, live, eat, sleep and die by »
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SCHLOSSBERG: Race to the bottom in South Carolina

January 26, 2012 • 25
South Carolina is cruising, as they say, for a bruising. This state has been asking for it for a long time, and its most recent offense came on Jan. 21 in the Republican primary. As a Democrat following the 2012 presidential election closely, I was happy to see that South Carolina voted overwhelmingly for Newt »
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Schlossberg: Dreams of college life

August 26, 2011 • 5
First of all, I hate my mattress. Way too firm. So that’s one reason I’m awake. I also have a habit of eating sweets before bed. But lately I’ve been tossing and turning, wondering what lies ahead for me at college. I always start with the big questions, like what if I lose my shower »