GREENBERG: Don’t hate on the administration
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
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
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.
GREENBERG: Fossil free capital
There is no better time than college to reflect upon our responsibilities and decide upon our values, before we are tempted by wealth and convenience.
GREENBERG: YCC knew best
A task like this — nominating a student representative to an administrative committee — is exactly the reason that YCC exist.
GREENBERG: Supplementary change
The Class of 2017 is the first group of Yalies to have told the Admissions Office something about which they changed their minds.
GREENBERG: Eliminating UOC fraud
There is a real problem with the UOC funding process that many of us have heard of but has rarely been discussed in a systematic way: fraud.