TRAMONTE: Pursuing the present

October 9, 2014 • 0
Neither your future nor your success is guaranteed, so depriving yourself of simple pleasures, especially in college, is certainly no way to live.

TRAMONTE: No place for space

September 25, 2014 • 0
In the pursuit of creating an all-inclusive community, the crafters of the residential college system left out a critical component: The ability to be alone.

TRAMONTE: Risk, reward and protest

September 11, 2014 • 0
Regardless of how hard students try, it seems that the capacity to inspire outrage on campus and channel it into productive, non-institutionalized activism is gone.

TRAMONTE: Keeping (out) the faith

August 28, 2014 • 0
A little while back, in one of those rare moments of intimacy among a large group of friends, a tough question arose: “Do y’all believe in a God, a higher being, a larger power, whatever you want to call it?”

TRAMONTE: Great expectations

April 24, 2014 • 0
When you’re forming expectations of a Yale education, you must move completely beyond the tangible.

TRAMONTE: Lost amid speculation

January 28, 2014 • 0
My heart sank the first time a friend told me, “We’ve all been wondering when you would come out.”