STERN: Dear prefrosh

April 23, 2014 • 0
Let’s get something out of the way: Yale is the best school in the world. Absolutely. Bar none.

STERN: Our opportunity

April 14, 2014 • 0
Loud student voices penetrate even the thickest ivy-coated walls. And the YCC could be the embodiment of our sole power — our ability to vocally demand the changes we know to be necessary.

STERN: What’s fueling their decision?

April 9, 2014 • 0
The remarkable irony of the Yale Corporation — especially when it comes to divestment — is that they claim to be in their positions precisely because they are free from self-interest.

STERN: The long Social Darwinist movement

April 2, 2014 • 0
In a few subtle ways, Social Darwinism remains. And, as with the early movement, Yale is one of its bastions.

STERN: Societies offend me

March 26, 2014 • 0
Societies offend me. They are the products of an insidious and juvenile popularity contest that creates unnecessary stress during an already stressful time. Societies are a problem.

STERN: A dangerous precedent

March 3, 2014 • 0
In the future, when we are accorded a seat at the table, we cannot allow our representatives to cite this weekend as a reason for them to ignore the student voice and supplant their own judgment.

STERN: Why the little things matter

February 26, 2014 • 0
I, for one, am sick and tired of the characterization of college students as entitled.
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STERN: Yale, Inc.

February 19, 2014 • 0
Yale is not in the business of making money; it’s in the business of making educated people.

STERN: Booze, drugs and racism

February 12, 2014 • 0
On the first day of my life during which I can drink legally, I find myself wishing that my younger self and my younger friends had known a bit more fear. We are all guilty of complacency.

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.

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.

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 »