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STERN: Conspiracy of silence

February 5, 2014 • 0
There is no student appointment in the works. Students will be excluded yet again from an important committee that tangibly affects their lives. And the administration won’t even do us the courtesy of saying so.
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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.