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DEFIESTA: Packing up Yale

May 24, 2014 • 0
This column was published as part of the special Commencement Issue for the Class of 2014.
Opinion

DEFIESTA: Yale, the best place

April 22, 2014 • 0
Unfortunately, by only experiencing “the best Yale has to offer,” you are being set up for failure.
Opinion

DEFIESTA: A reason to believe

April 8, 2014 • 1
By refusing to take the easy, traditional path and merely destroy BiP’s work, the YUAG has found a way to lend support to street art while still making an effort to hew to the University’s policies regarding graffiti.
Opinion

DEFIESTA: You can’t make Yale care

March 26, 2014 • 0
After almost four years, I’ve come to realize that it’s unlikely that anyone, ward co-chairs included, can affect any dramatic shift in how Yalies relate to the city.
Opinion

DEFIESTA: Falling apart

March 5, 2014 • 0
Click here to read Nick Defiesta’s “Falling Apart” the third column in a three-part series about mental health at Yale.
Opinion

DEFIESTA: Harp’s budget pains

February 25, 2014 • 0
It’s one thing to express soaring plans for the Elm City during election and quite another to face the hard reality of implementing those goals.
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Through the Lens: Elm City churches

February 24, 2014 • 0
New Haven is home to many churches, ranging from small colonial houses of worship to grand and impressive cathedrals.
Opinion

DEFIESTA: Thinking regionally

February 11, 2014 • 0
If New Haven is to be truly prosperous in the long run, its legislators must encourage planning and policy on a regional scale.
Opinion

DEFIESTA: Right to ride

January 28, 2014 • 0
In New Haven, it’s all about the jobs. Jobs are one of the few things anybody talks about these days: more jobs for minority workers, more jobs for New Haven residents, more jobs for the youth. That’s why the jobs pipeline, “New Haven Works,” was one of the first accomplishments of the 2012-’13 Board of »
Opinion

DEFIESTA: Smart governance?

January 14, 2014 • 0
Even before he was elected to the position last November, Town Clerk Michael Smart was plagued by accusations of improper handling of absentee ballots.
Opinion

DEFIESTA: Tweeting the lockdown

December 6, 2013 • 0
In the case of breaking news — and not just on Twitter — journalists need to report on an event accurately and quickly, and let readers know about any ambiguity in their reporting.
Opinion

DEFIESTA: In defense of Yale Thoughts

November 21, 2013 • 0
We don’t even take the time to process earnest reflections on our campus culture, like this week’s rant, delivered right to our inboxes.
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Ella Wood ’15, who previously lost the Democratic primary election in September, has dropped
out of the race for Ward 7 Alderman.