KOUL: The lost art of social drinking

September 28, 2012
The first time anyone offered me an alcoholic drink was during Bulldog Days three springs ago, at a debate I happened to randomly stop by. I said no, and was thrilled to have done so. Coming from a fairly conservative family in India where drinking is unthinkable for a girl and very undesirable for a »

KOUL: Little need for neutral housing

January 13, 2012
What is the problem with a gender-neutral housing option? As the YCC Proposal for Expansion of Gender-Neutral Housing bends over backward to explain, it appears to be the panacea for all problems. Students will be happier, they’ll be discouraged from living off-campus, homosexuality will be “normalized,” gender-queer, trans and non-straight individuals will have housing options »

American Indian activist discusses American racism

September 23, 2010
The man who spoke at an Ezra Stiles Master’s Tea on Wednesday was once wanted asa terrorist by the FBI. But he is also an activist for American Indian rights. Dennis Banks, co-founder of the American Indian Movement, spoke to an audience of about 50 about the AIM’s fight with the U.S. government for Native »