GREENBERG: Make the world like Yale
Every year, on Bulldog Days, when admitted students ask me what I love about Yale, my answer always begins the same way: “Yale is a place that cares a lot about community.”
GREENBERG: Ruining high school
It is well known that the college admissions process gets a little bit more insane every year for the American upper-middle class.
GREENBERG: Money and happiness
A good deal of progressive political activism in the United States today is driven by the conviction that most social problems could be alleviated by taking money from some people and giving it to others.
GREENBERG: A Requiem for Yale
When I listened to the Requiem on Saturday evening, I was thinking, not about the end of my life, but the end of my time at Yale.
GREENBERG: Surveys and priorities
It is somewhat disturbing that the Yale administration sees fit to ask more questions about diversity and identity than any other topic besides academics.
GREENBERG: Acting like aristocrats
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.”