MORITZ: Seeing society clearly

February 24, 2012 • 1
Yalies are notoriously concerned about getting into stuff. Whether it’s the extracurricular climbers you spot freshman year or the shopping period rush to get into that seminar you absolutely have to take, Yalies crave acceptance. Of course, for many upperclassmen, the one thing on their mind is society. I’m in a society. I went through »

MORITZ: Short changed by the career fair

September 21, 2011 • 22
On an early Friday morning after a late Thursday evening, my friend David and I woke up at the crack of dawn (around 10 a.m.), threw on tennis shoes, shorts and T-shirts, and met outside the fitness center on the fourth floor of Payne Whitney for an invigorating workout. We proceeded to pump our muscles »

Moritz: Two weeks in Peru without technology

March 24, 2010 • 4
I should have known that I was in for a life of technological abstinence after my 16-hour bus ride across the barren Peruvian desert from Lima to the remote seaside town of Lobitos for a two-week volunteer and surfing program. When I got there, I tried to call my parents to tell them that I »

Moritz: Apps will reveal iPad’s value

February 10, 2010 • 5
Is there anything the iPad can’t do? Yes. There’s no iSight camera, no keyboard, no Mac operating system, no cup holder, no nail clippers, no odometer. And sorry ladies, it’s not a tampon either. Consumers, bloggers and speech-impaired news anchors currently assert that the iPad is not worth their time or money. And today, they »