Symcox: The view from the 40th floor

February 3, 2010
Students who make their way to Yale don’t write admissions essays about their aspirations in the corporate world. At 17 and 18, we dreamed of changing ourselves and the world, whether tramping around sub-Saharan Africa quinine in hand or rooting out social injustice right here in America. During our summers, weekends and breaks many of »

Symcox: In defense of the cross

October 16, 2009
In the coming weeks, the United States Supreme Court will decide the fate of a five-foot Latin cross that has been in the Mojave National Preserve for nearly 75 years. The arguments heard last week were the culmination of 10 years of litigation — a courtroom drama pitting Frank Buono, a former National Park Service »