Improving our schools Regarding the recent article (“NHPS tackles poor college readiness,” Jan. 23, 2014), the collective efforts of New Haven’s public high schools to enhance college readiness is a positive step toward providing students with the high-quality education they deserve. Our public schools play a critical role in ensuring that students are prepared to »
NEWS’ VIEW: Vote to divest
The goal of Yale’s divestment is symbolic: It will have an almost negligible financial impact on the fossil fuel companies.
TFA empowers minorities On Thursday, Teach For America and the Afro-American Cultural Center will be hosting a conversation on a topic that’s deeply personal for me. When I was a senior at Yale in 2011, I was weighing whether I should choose a career path that would ensure the economic stability of my family back »
Inaugural pomp Although I was quite glad to see Marissa Medansky’s name (“The Ball in Salovey’s court,” Oct. 11) on this page once again, she is wrong. A presidential inauguration should be an occasion marked by pomp. Pomp is one of Yale’s great features, and an expression of the school’s uniquely democratic elitism. Yale takes »