ZELINSKY: History, rewritten
In Saturday’s freshman address, President Peter Salovey revisited the Woodward Report, a document that has nobly articulated the defense of free speech in academia for the past four decades.
ZELINSKY: In memory of Dahl
Yesterday, we lost a great American, an outstanding scholar and an unparalleled Yalie. We mourn Robert Dahl, who passed away at 98. Over the coming days, many will note Dahl’s distinguished service in the Second World War, for which he received the Bronze Star. Others will review his impressive scholarship, including the groundbreaking study and »
ZELINSKY: For a capable armed forces
The same gung-ho interventionist wants to shake the military-industrial behemoth for loose change with which to fund domestic agenda items.
ZELINSKY: The age of personality
So, in our leaders, we want to see those quirks and whimsical mannerisms that make someone a real person, not just a party hack.
ZELINSKY: Intellectual doomsday?
The fact that people want to see Lincoln, a movie that forces them to think, suggests that Americans rise to the occasion when given the intellectual opportunity.
ZELINSKY: Remember the institutionalist
While I might disagree with some of Levin’s more specific and recent policies, the bottom line is that he grew the University in tremendous ways. But I am afraid that time will forget him.