Trust and the academy: seeking a second opinion

February 3, 2005 • 0
Cass Sunstein, a University of Chicago law professor, wrote: “[C]onformity can lead individuals and societies in unfortunate and even catastrophic directions. The most serious danger is that by following others we fail to disclose what we actually know and believe … Those who dissent, and who reject the pressures imposed by others, perform valuable social »

University should improve shopping period

September 17, 2004 • 0
One of the hardest lessons I have learned at Yale is that it is simply not possible to make all of one’s course decisions two weeks into a semester. Any course worth taking has substantial reading or work required before the third week of class. Forced to make mostly final decisions within the first few »