ANTOSZYK: For better or worse, indoctrination?

January 23, 2012
A few months ago, as this season’s Republican primary candidates began to seek the spotlight, I found that the loonier few had overshadowed some of the more familiar faces. Some of their views and personalities were so wild I was convinced that it didn’t matter whom I voted for as long as I was voting »

ANTOSZYK: Laughing with, not at, our politicians

January 12, 2012
Americans have become accustomed, maybe even resigned, to a government run by politicians who are sometimes smart, somber, serious, indignant, angry or even idiotic. Rarely, however, do we have politicians who we find funny, but I would like to challenge our complacency. Are the unfunny better fit for politics? Or perhaps better put, are funny »

ANTOSZYK: Suits and egos

October 27, 2011
A lot of attention is paid to how people dress at Yale. While most of us realize that people have different styles and standards of dress, there‚Äôs still a vocal group claiming that wearing sweatpants and T-shirts disrespects our institution and that we ought to be dressing up for just about everything. But why? We »

ANTOSZYK: Farming followers for leaders

October 14, 2011
Since Yale’s creation in 1701, its mission has been to produce the pre-eminent minds and leaders of our nation. If Yale has been successful at doing so, for decades — if not centuries — Yale has been churning out the best of the best. Additionally, as much as I enjoy scoffing at our rivals, I »