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MORRIS: Make tap ‘opt in’

February 5, 2015 • 0
Eligibility in the society selection process should be voluntary, rather than involuntary as it is today.

MORRIS: Big farma’s drug abuse

November 19, 2014 • 0
Antibiotic effectiveness is a very precious national resource that should not be squandered. It is part of the commons that we all rely on for our health and well-being.
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MORRIS: A call for veterans

November 5, 2014 • 0
Veterans are good for Yale, and Yale is good for veterans. We should do all we can to encourage more of them to apply to Yale.

MORRIS: Watch the henhouse

October 1, 2014 • 0
We need to stop sanctioning this cruelty-for-profit as citizens and as consumers.

MORRIS: The pay gap starts at graduation

September 17, 2014 • 0
The pay gap between men and women is real. It starts with the first job right out of college and it’s widest in many of the highest-paying professions.

MORRIS: Evaluating our bias

September 3, 2014 • 0
We tend to react negatively when a person acts contrary to their gender type. And it’s men who we expect to be leaders.

MORRIS: Young money, and its limits

April 23, 2014 • 0
If you, like me, felt this strange pull toward the mystical title of “financial analyst” or found yourself amidst a pack of suit-clad bulldogs sniffing each other out and sizing each other up at a Goldman Sachs recruiting session without any idea how you got there, Kevin Roose’s new book is a must-read.

MORRIS: To be tapped, or not to be tapped

March 25, 2014 • 0
The too often unspoken secret of secret societies is that they make some of us feel wanted, special and worthy precisely because they make others of us, even if only momentarily, feel unwanted, anxious and lame.

MORRIS: Big poultry, big cruelty

November 7, 2013 • 0
Today, hungry students will flock to dining halls for one of Yale’s most popular dishes, providing a fitting opportunity to reflect on how we treat the birds we eat.
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MORRIS: Cut King’s race to the bottom

October 30, 2013 • 0
The King Amendment essentially sets up a “race to the bottom” in terms of farm animal welfare, food safety, farm workers’ rights and environmental laws related to agriculture.

MORRIS: Nix the King Amendment

September 4, 2013 • 0
For the animals, the environment, public health — and above all for our own consciences — it is vital that Congress send the King Amendment straight to slaughter.

MORRIS: Don’t stifle food watchdogs

April 1, 2013 • 0
Given that we do not have anywhere near the number of inspectors needed to monitor what is happening in the hundreds of thousands of factory farms across our nation, we depend on whistle-blowing employees and animal welfare and food safety groups to be our food supply watchdogs.