STERN: Yale, Inc.
Yale is not in the business of making money; it’s in the business of making educated people.
STERN: Booze, drugs and racism
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
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: Take a walk, Salovey
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 »
STERN: Together and unequal
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.
STERN: Knocking out racist myths
With so many cases of random street violence, to interpret a few isolated instances of Knockout as a national trend is simply wrong.
STERN: A scholar’s kiss of death
Top-notch scholarship is imperative, but Yale is not designed just to churn out wonderful research. It is intended to enrich young minds.
STERN: Misdirected studies
We need to question why D.S., and D.S. only, exists as a yearlong humanities program in the first place.