STERN: Selling your soul: part II

November 10, 2014 • 0
If you go work on Wall Street, or, for that matter, in management consulting, you are not a progressive.
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STERN: Selling your soul: part I

November 3, 2014 • 0
My plea is a predictable one: Don’t go into consulting straight out of college.
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STERN: Old colleges, new names

October 27, 2014 • 0
Let’s name the new colleges after more diverse individuals. And let’s rename some of our old colleges after more diverse individuals.

STERN: The politics of profanity

October 20, 2014 • 0
I think that avoiding swear words for the sake of respectability, even in print, even in a newspaper, is ridiculous.
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STERN: Farewell, grade deflation

October 13, 2014 • 0
Especially considering how close Yale came to almost enacting a similar — or even more draconian — grading policy two years ago, we should pay close attention to our neighbors to the south.
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STERN: Let’s follow Chicago

October 6, 2014 • 0
Chicago has instituted reforms to help support students. Yale should follow suit.

STERN: Make Yale free

September 30, 2014 • 0
Big news: Yale is extremely well endowed.

STERN: Let them eat humanities

September 22, 2014 • 0
If I were applying to college again, I wouldn’t list history as my prospective major as I did four years ago. I hope this doesn’t sound paranoid, but I think listing that today could actually hurt my application. And that’s a problem.

STERN: Not a liberal bastion

September 16, 2014 • 0
I don’t mean to parody conservative thinkers. I mean to parody the platitudinous whiners on the left and center who seem to think that a center-left coalition at American universities is some sort of problem.

STERN: Drop out of U.S. News

September 8, 2014 • 0
Tomorrow, U.S. News & World Report’s annual rankings of the “Best Colleges” in the United States will go live. Cue the annual freak out.

STERN: Divesting our trust

September 3, 2014 • 0
Alexandra Barlowe ’17, the Outreach Coordinator for Fossil Free Yale, had been planning on sleeping in. After all, it was Wednesday, Aug. 27, the first day of classes, and she wasn’t shopping anything until 1:30 p.m. But for some reason she got up early.
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STERN: A flawed speech

August 27, 2014 • 0
“But the answer to speech that offends us is, most often, our own speech,” University President Peter Salovey proudly proclaimed in his freshman address on Saturday. Fine — in this column, I will respond to a speech that offended me.