Yerramilli: For a tobacco free Yale

January 24, 2011 • 2
As one of the students involved in the Tobacco Free Yale Workgroup, I am deeply concerned by the News’ premature backlash against a nonexistent proposal. In its editorial, “News’ view: Kill the smoking ban,” the newspaper posits that “creating a ‘Tobacco Free Yale Workgroup’ before even surveying the student population shows a deep disregard of »

Yerramilli: Against mistaken mammogram arguments

November 29, 2010 • 2
On Nov. 9, News staff columnist Leah Libresco ’11 published a direct rebuttal of the views presented in the Yale Herald’s coverage of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, as well as my own opinion editorial on mammogram recommendations. Libresco grossly misrepresented the fundamental claims of my piece. My point was not that we should advocate mammograms »