AROUTIOUNIAN: Malloy’s desperate moves
But don’t leave just yet, the priest suddenly exclaimed. We’ve got a special guest! John Aroutiounian_Karen Tian2Before I could make a beeline for the holy water, Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy comes darting toward the pulpit.
AROUTIOUNIAN: How (not) to say hello
All I ask is that students spend some time living with people whose lives are ordered differently, instead of studying or rationalizing others’ beliefs from afar.
AROUTIOUNIAN: Salmon, not pink
Yale is full of middle and upper middle class kids who resemble young, fit, hungry dogs: They’ve tasted meat for the first time, and their eyes have a crazed intensity about them.
AROUTIOUNIAN: Our language excludes
Plenty of people talk about whether the “do what you love” advice is good or bad. But the more interesting question is whether it’s actually applicable to everyone.
AROUTIOUNIAN: The Price of Emotional Poverty
Poverty takes many forms. Its material form is the most obvious and calls for our most immediate attention. But its more deeply rooted form, that of emotional poverty or the “poverty of satisfaction,” is subtler and much harder to get rid of.