History is not in ‘transience’ crisis

October 16, 2003
Yet another GESO report, “Blackboard Blues,” claims that Yale suffers a “transient teacher” crisis. Major departments like History are said to evidence the crisis vividly, since GESO argues that History “transients” teach 69% of the department’s classroom hours. A parallel Oct. 10 Yale Daily News column by Paige Austin asserts that 25 of 88 History »

GESO ‘neutrality agreement’ not neutral at all

January 15, 2002
What on earth does GESO mean by “neutrality at Yale”? GESO petitions circulated in late December supporting a “neutrality agreement” between Yale and the Graduate Employees and Students Organization give clear answers, perhaps not always intentionally. First, the petitions advocate a count of GESO membership cards, not a secret-ballot election. Second, they provide a plan »