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STERN: A tale of two deans

January 30, 2014 • 0
Perhaps a Yale College diploma is not too high a bar for Yale College’s next dean.
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STERN: Take a walk, Salovey

January 22, 2014 • 0
As the spring semester begins with terrifying swiftness, we should pause to consider President Peter Salovey’s first term on the job. All in all, I think most would agree that it’s been a successful couple of months. The transition went off without a hitch, we’re $250 million richer, and we all got to enjoy the »
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STERN: Together and unequal

January 15, 2014 • 0
This is not a column about empathy. It’s not about compassion. It’s about the ability to simply acknowledge the realities that surround us.
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STERN: Knocking out racist myths

December 2, 2013 • 0
With so many cases of random street violence, to interpret a few isolated instances of Knockout as a national trend is simply wrong.
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STERN: A scholar’s kiss of death

November 18, 2013 • 0
Top-notch scholarship is imperative, but Yale is not designed just to churn out wonderful research. It is intended to enrich young minds.
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STERN: Beyond the referendum

November 11, 2013 • 0
Clearly, the power of the referenda is limited, and that’s fine.
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STERN: Misdirected studies

November 5, 2013 • 0
We need to question why D.S., and D.S. only, exists as a yearlong humanities program in the first place.
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STERN: Yale’s glass floor

October 28, 2013 • 0
From the moment we arrive on campus, Yale’s remarkable safety net kicks in.
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STERN: Race discussion now

October 21, 2013 • 0
There should be a response to a call for a race war at Yale.
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STERN: Poopetrator’s media circus

October 14, 2013 • 0
Sure, the poopetrator is a funny story — but it is not one about which people across the world need to be kept updated.
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STERN: Rethinking Johnson’s gift

October 7, 2013 • 0
The story I keep hearing seems too easy. I have always been taught — by some of the best professors in the world, no less — to challenge simple, one-sided narratives.
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STERN: ROTC’s prejudice, Yale’s complicity

October 2, 2013 • 0
It is clear that ROTC still discriminates, and by welcoming it back to campus Yale is endorsing the military’s prejudice.