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GREENBERG: My glimpse into admissions

February 24, 2015 • 0
I was surprised and impressed by how much the readers of my application were able to glean about my personality.
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GREENBERG: Surveys and priorities

February 17, 2015 • 0
It is somewhat disturbing that the Yale administration sees fit to ask more questions about diversity and identity than any other topic besides academics.
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Opinion

GREENBERG: Filling religion’s void

February 10, 2015 • 0
Have the roles of religion been adequately filled by secular institutions?
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GREENBERG: Bystanders for mental health

February 3, 2015 • 0
Our community can work to teach each other how to be more supportive of those with mental health issues.
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GREENBERG: Acting like aristocrats

January 27, 2015 • 0
By now, many of us have seen the latest cover of The Economist, featuring a portrait of a man with a powdered wig and a Yale jacket, underneath the headline, “America’s new aristocracy.”
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Opinion

GREENBERG: Too many secrets

January 20, 2015 • 0
A Facebook page devoted to secrets indicates a campus culture where we keep too many.
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GREENBERG: Please do the reading

January 13, 2015 • 0
Many of us will choose our courses for the semester with no intention of getting through all, or even the majority, of the assigned reading.
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GREENBERG: The worst Friday

December 3, 2014 • 0
Consumerism and excess are attractive to the global elite for the same reasons they are attractive to Yale University, for the same reasons they are attractive to Black Friday shoppers. Consumption is driven by status, recognition and instant gratification.

GREENBERG: Don’t hate on the administration

November 19, 2014 • 0
Frankly, I sometimes think that those who don’t believe the Yale administration is responsive to undergraduates’ concerns attend a different university than I do. Off the top of my head, I can think of eight occasions in recent memory where students communicated concerns civilly and respectfully to administrators, who thereupon took substantial, and often prompt, action in response.

GREENBERG: Against politics as usual

November 5, 2014 • 0
Any congressional nominee could refuse to accept money from special interests; any politician could choose to disaffiliate from both parties; and any 25-year-old could begin a candidacy of his or her own.

GREENBERG: Improve academic advising

October 30, 2014 • 0
Yale’s faculty are willing to sit down and discuss our papers and problem sets. But we need to do a better job of talking about the big intellectual questions.
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GREENBERG: Vigilant love

October 15, 2014 • 0
Evil will always exist in the world. To defend what we love, we must always be vigilant.