MEDANSKY: The neutral Internet

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MEDANSKY: Broadening the liberal arts

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MEDANSKY: Don’t begrudge happiness

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MEDANSKY: Honor without a code

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MEDANSKY: Santorum’s for real, y’all

Rick Santorum loves “Juno.” I know this because I saw Rick Santorum address scores of young conservatives — and, ostensibly, the trolls that love them — at the Young America’s Foundation annual summer conference, where I ate, to the organization’s credit, the most delicious dinner of my summer. (Nothing says “the dangers of contraception” and […]

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MEDANSKY: Yale is for everyone

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MEDANSKY: Sticking in time

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MEDANSKY: Presidents and precedents

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Watch the Whiffenpoofs perform Robyn with Jesse Tyler Ferguson

The Whiffenpoofs have been getting around a lot this year, with members and former members alike singing in venues as diverse as Jon Stewart’s Daily Show and 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue —and ostensibly an assortment other interesting places, too. Yet no performance by the Whiffenpoofs—and I am comfortable saying this objectively and definitively—will ever be as […]

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MEDANSKY: Forgetting birthdays and buying cupcakes

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MEDANSKY: Abraham Lincoln: Hunting for more than vampires

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MEDANSKY: In defense of Dutch

On Friday, guest columnist Gavin Schiffres wrote against Yale’s mandatory language requirement. “The only language most students will need,” Schiffres tells us, “is English.” According to Schiffres, languages like “Zulu or Dutch” prove irrelevant in our increasingly globalized world, and the mere fact that Yale allows students to learn such banal tongues in the pursuit […]

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