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BLACKMON: ACA was worth two shellackings

November 11, 2014 • 0
Now, on the other side of the Republican wave, we progressives are forced to ask ourselves again: Was the President’s signature healthcare law worth two brutal election years for our party?
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BLACKMON: We deserve more than Foley

October 28, 2014 • 0
Republican candidate Tom Foley, who is currently tied in the polls with Governor Dan Malloy, has refused to acknowledge the solid scientific evidence that human-induced climate change exists.

BLACKMON: Refuse to come out

October 13, 2014 • 0
When I saw several national organizations celebrate National Coming Out Day over the weekend, I couldn’t shake the feeling that we are going about it all wrong.
Opinion

BLACKMON: What happens to us?

September 30, 2014 • 0
For nearly 25 percent of us, giving up will mean one of two paths: finance or consulting.
Opinion

BLACKMON: Malloy is America’s progressive governor

September 15, 2014 • 0
Election Day is Nov. 4, and this race will be extremely close.
Opinion

BLACKMON: Charity isn’t about you

September 2, 2014 • 0
The social craze around dumping ice water on one’s head has perverted the otherwise pure intention of charity into something unrecognizable: self-aggrandizement via others’ misfortune.
Opinion

BLACKMON: Don’t index us to unaffordability

April 22, 2014 • 0
Regardless of whom you vote for in the runoff election for Yale College Council president, your candidate of choice supports the idea of indexing the student income contribution portion of Yale’s financial aid package to a consistent standard that would make future increases in the SIC predictable from year to year.
Opinion

BLACKMON: Your campus job is in danger

April 8, 2014 • 0
The provost’s office is about to end student employment as we know it, and they really did not want you to find out about it.
Opinion

BLACKMON: The Flappy Bird Test

March 25, 2014 • 0
Rewiring the brain to consider your impact when evaluating your goals requires you to ask yourself the same question over and over again: Does this pass the Flappy Bird Test?
Opinion

BLACKMON: YCC’s broken promise

February 24, 2014 • 0
The YCC soiled both its rebranding process and its legitimacy with Yale undergraduate students when it made perhaps its most important decision of the year on Saturday.
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BLACKMON: An apology to Sochi

February 11, 2014 • 0
Last Friday, I secretly wanted nothing more than the opening ceremony of the 2014 Olympic Games to collapse into a complete and utter disaster.
Opinion

BLACKMON: You won’t fool me twice

January 28, 2014 • 0
Making such crucial administrative decisions without any student perspective is dangerous for the future of student life at Yale.