HALL-PALERM: Facing the ugly truth

September 12, 2014 • 0
We as a society have a systemic inability (or unwillingness) to face the ugly truth of rape and assault.

HALL-PALERM: The great man theory of shopping

August 29, 2014 • 1
My piece of advice is not to confuse a great professor, in the sense of an inspiring and effective educator, with a “great” professor.

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.