PALERM: Almost-senior blues

April 24, 2014 • 0
Senior year at Yale is a huge exercise in treating oneself; to a certain extent, it seems like an opportunity to take a year of self-analysis and reflection.

HALL-PALERM: Put aside the competition

April 14, 2014 • 0
Every single time someone around us attains something, no matter how irrelevant it is to our interests, most students’ first reaction is anything but excitement.
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HALL-PALERM: The real Yale-NUS

March 28, 2014 • 0
To me, like to most Yale students, Yale-NUS is rather more of an abstraction than it is a real thing we spend time thinking about.

HALL-PALERM: What’s your thing?

February 27, 2014 • 0
I have yet to ever talk to someone who responds to the question of what he or she does with the answer, “I take classes.”

HALL-PALERM: Faux forgetfulness

February 13, 2014 • 0
It is all too common for people at Yale to meet one another and have a real conversation, albeit a superficial one, and then completely forget about that person’s existence.

HALL-PALERM: We don’t need to be OK

January 30, 2014 • 0
In our quest to continue to be “fine” and function smoothly and without hitches like pesky emotions, I worry that people on this campus didn’t take the time to feel sufficiently sad about Sam See’s death.

HALL-PALERM: Help us, Symplicity

January 16, 2014 • 0
At the end of the day, the thing that’s scary for non-finance-and-consulting types is not that we don’t have a job locked down.

HALL-PALERM: A burglary and a failed system

October 21, 2013 • 0
Why exactly do we prosecute and imprison people? Is it to make people like me, whose life was affected by their acts, feel better?
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HALL-PALERM: Putting the City first

September 27, 2013 • 0
I feel enormously proud, and even more protective, of Mother Manhattan.

HALL-PALERM: Working within Whim

March 5, 2013 • 0
Auditioning for the Whiffenpoofs — but dismissing Whim — not only buys into sexism, but also perpetuates it by conceding that the standard set by male a cappella is the only standard worth attaining.

HALL-PALERM: Redistribute our requirements

January 24, 2013 • 0
But at the same time, I do think there’s something to be said for taking (maybe even only one of the two) distribution requirements for just credit.

HALL-PALERM: SparkNotes politics

December 4, 2012 • 0
Statuses lead to other statuses, which lead to other statuses, as more and more Facebook users feel entitled to water down the already watery online debate. And, the more people post, the more their bitter emotions replace the opportunity for dialogue.