Crystallizing lessons learned abroad

April 17, 2001
As expected, I have learned quite a few things while studying abroad. First, the United Kingdom is not European. I decided to come here because I wanted to be in “Europe” but didn’t want to learn a new language. While I have seen a fair bit of Europe on weekends and during my six-week spring »

Has three years of Yale left me unable to think?

March 20, 2001
Just before Yale’s spring break and my various reunions with friends began, I had my first successful meeting with my professor in weeks. After one too many castigation sessions, I had returned from a trip to Belgium and the Netherlands determined to prove my self-worth to him. Locking myself in my room for two days »

Being John Milton and the struggles of learning

February 21, 2001
I just realized this is my last column before Yale’s spring break, from which you will return with just a month and a half to go before the semester ends. Somehow, unbeknownst to me, half of the last chunk of the real world’s junior year has flown away. While I’ve been chatting the days away »