KIM: Encourage language study
We should make the option of continuing a second language more accessible. By eliminating Friday L4 language classes, we would give upper-level language courses a fighting chance.
KIM: Give hip-hop its due
If we’re going to invite more uncontroversial artists such as Hoodie Allen, then we need to reevaluate what we call the artists we choose to invite. It would be a form of cultural insensitivity to keep on calling them, even in casual conversation, our “hip-hop” acts.
KIM: Reaffirm the ice bucket challenge
Critics of the ice bucket challenge may forget that ultimately, in evaluating the effectiveness of a charity effort, the beneficiary is far more important than the donor.
KIM: Don’t judge finance
It seems like whenever someone tells me that they are going into consulting or hedge-fund work, they often add in the phrase “which I guess is pretty common” — as if they have to apologize for what they’re doing.
KIM: Such inclusivity, much wow
Words have power and carry a message. And jests, even if intentionally light-hearted, have the capacity to send the wrong message.
Chapel street adds another pharmacy
In a David versus Goliath story, the new Chapel Street Pharmacy, which opened on Nov. 2, is attempting to carve out a place against larger chain pharmacies in the area. Chapel Street is home to The Hospital of St. Raphael, now part of Yale-New Haven Hospital, and several pharmacies, including a Walgreens, CVS and Rite »
Tragedy and comedy to converge on stage
A tale of love, a critique of social norms, a satire of human behavior — all are possible descriptions of the play opening Thursday at the Whitney Theater. The plot of Molière’s “The Misanthrope” follows the lives of four men courting a woman in 17th-century France. The production — a senior project for Gabriel DeLeon »
KIM: Big city, big money
New Haven isn’t only “not bad.” It’s a place where the impossible happens, where the sons of senators and farmers alike can be seen sharing a Wenzel.
Yale Republicans plan next move
In the wake of the recent Ward 1 aldermanic loss, the Republican Party at Yale is regrouping and working to change their image on campus.
KIM: Don’t forget the flyover states
Respecting different cultures and backgrounds means representing all cultures, not just some. And while places in Middle America like Indiana, with its country music, farms and corn — so much corn — may not seem cultivated in the “refined” sense, they still have culture nonetheless.