Opinion

Notorious VHP

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.
Looking Left

ROSEN: Rethink charter schools

August 29, 2014 • 0
As the Booker T. Washington Academy scandal develops, it is evident that we need to re-evaluate the expansion of charter schools across the state.
Taking the Back Ally

DANIELS: Our independence

August 29, 2014 • 0
We can have independence at 18 while still relying on our families. We can travel on our own and still call home for advice and to share stories.
Notorious VHP

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.
Diana Rosen
Looking Left

ROSEN: Rethink charter schools

August 29, 2014 • 0
As the Booker T. Washington Academy scandal develops, it is evident that we need to re-evaluate the expansion of charter schools across the state.
Taking the Back Ally

DANIELS: Our independence

August 29, 2014 • 0
We can have independence at 18 while still relying on our families. We can travel on our own and still call home for advice and to share stories.
The Passerby

QASIM: Yale’s past: our own history

August 29, 2014 • 0
Yale is an incredible place. It would be a shame to miss out because we focused only on our four, short years.
Green on the Vine

TRAMONTE: Keeping (out) the faith

August 28, 2014 • 0
A little while back, in one of those rare moments of intimacy among a large group of friends, a tough question arose: “Do y’all believe in a God, a higher being, a larger power, whatever you want to call it?”
Scott Stern
A Stern Perspective

STERN: A flawed speech

August 27, 2014 • 0
“But the answer to speech that offends us is, most often, our own speech,” University President Peter Salovey proudly proclaimed in his freshman address on Saturday. Fine — in this column, I will respond to a speech that offended me.
Nathaniel Zelinsky
On Point

ZELINSKY: History, rewritten

August 27, 2014 • 0
In Saturday’s freshman address, President Peter Salovey revisited the Woodward Report, a document that has nobly articulated the defense of free speech in academia for the past four decades.
Scott Stern
A Stern Perspective

STERN: After Deresiewicz

August 22, 2014 • 0
You can say what you want about Deresiewicz — that he’s vaguely annoying, that he’s a good writer, that his last-name is pretty intimidating — but you have to admit that he knows how to spark a conversation.

ARBUTHNOT: Not just a Cambridge copy

August 29, 2014 • 0
Discovering that Yale is emphatically not what Cambridge students — and possibly what Brits in general — often believe it to be has been one of the great privileges of coming here.

DONG: The detained World Fellow

August 29, 2014 • 0
There are plenty of people raring to climb the social ladder by selling their soul, but few have been as successful as the 2005 Yale World Fellow.

BARROWS: The vote against divestment

August 28, 2014 • 0
Yale cannot shy away from its position, power and privilege in the international fight against climate change. Yale must divest.

ISACKSON: Rev. Shipman’s hate

August 28, 2014 • 0
The façade of protest against Israel’s military has allowed hideous anti-Semitic statements to escape condemnation. Now that Rev. Shipman is attempting to bring this sinister allusion to Yale’s campus, it must be condemned in the strongest tone possible.

HOLLOWAY: The work before us

August 27, 2014 • 0
With the University set to break ground this year on two new residential colleges and Yale College set to expand by roughly 800 students, the warp and woof of what makes Yale so special must be carefully examined, even if only to reaffirm this great place and its traditions.

WEINER: Please ask me about peace, now

August 22, 2014 • 0
Our dialogue can start on campus and resonate outward. Let’s drown out those calling for hate and violence.

GONZALEZ: Infinitely beautiful

April 25, 2014 • 0
Whether through secret societies, internships, fraternities, sororities or other student organizations, we long to unpeel the onion of success at Yale. Our self-worth is pinned to these social constructions.

ROSTAIN: Protest Ja Rule

April 25, 2014 • 0
In his hit, “Always on Time,” Ja Rule raps, “I got two or three hoes for every V / And I keep ’em drugged up off that ecstasy.”
On April 25, the Oldest College Daily will convene in the boardroom of 202 York for its spring semester inductions ceremony. It is with great pride that we announce the new inductees to the staff of the Yale Daily News.

NEWS’ VIEW: The News congratulates its newest staffers

April 25, 2014 • 0
On April 25, the Oldest College Daily will convene in the boardroom of 202 York for its spring semester inductions ceremony. It is with great pride that we announce the new inductees to the staff of the Yale Daily News.

NEWS’ VIEW: For a different YCC president

April 16, 2014 • 0
One year ago, we were cautiously optimistic about the leadership of Danny Avraham ’15. Today, we are excited to see a robust Yale College Council presidential election because we know the ramifications of an uncontested race.

NEWS’ VIEW: Maia Eliscovich Sigal ’16 for vice president

April 16, 2014 • 0
After two years of dedication to Yale’s student government, Student Life Chair Maia Eliscovich Sigal ’16 is well-equipped to implement her vision for the vice presidency of the Yale College Council.
Yale administrators must clarify and reform policies on withdrawal, readmission and care.

NEWS’ VIEW: Fix mental health policy

March 5, 2014 • 0
Yale administrators must clarify and reform policies on withdrawal, readmission and care.
The University — both students and administrators — must use its leverage to ensure fair labor practices.

NEWS’ VIEW: For justice at Gourmet Heaven

February 3, 2014 • 0
The University — both students and administrators — must use its leverage to ensure fair labor practices.
After botched CourseTable case, Yale must set clear procedures.

NEWS’ VIEW: A mishandled shutdown

January 17, 2014 • 0
Site owners violated policy, but Yale mishandled the case.
On Dec. 6, the Oldest College Daily caroused during its fall semester staff inductions. It is with great pride that we announce the new inductees to the Yale Daily News.

News’ View: The News congratulates its newest staffers

January 13, 2014 • 0
STAFF REPORTERS Stephanie Addenbrooke Birkenhead, United Kingdom Zunaira Arshad Hawthorn Woods, Ill. James Badas Oxford, Conn. Jane Balkoski San Francisco, Calif. Abigail Bessler Minneapolis, Minn. David Blumenthal Greenwich, Conn. Grant Bronsdon Seattle, Wash. Sarah Bruley Poughkeepsie, N.Y. Amanda Buckingham Laguna Niguel, Calif. Hayley Byrnes Saline, Mich. Greg Cameron Reading, Mass. Lillian Childress Kingston, N.Y. Tasnim Elboute »
Yale's conservative divestment plan should be implemented.

NEWS’ VIEW: Vote to divest

November 18, 2013 • 0
The goal of Yale’s divestment is symbolic: It will have an almost negligible financial impact on the fossil fuel companies.
Letter from Rev. Shipman

08.29.14: Letter from Shipman

August 29, 2014 • 0
Letter from Rev. Shipman
Letter from Eire

LETTERS 4.11.14

April 11, 2014 • 0
Letter from Eire
Letters from Genecin and Iqbal.

LETTERS 4.1.2014

April 1, 2014 • 0
Letters from Genecin and Iqbal.
Letters from Rubin and Sleeper

LETTERS: 2.28.2014

February 28, 2014 • 0
Letters from Rubin and Sleeper
Letters from Conroy and Keane.

LETTERS: 2.21.2014

February 21, 2014 • 0
Letters from Conroy and Keane.
Letters from Baskin and Krasno.

LETTERS: 2.14.2014

February 14, 2014 • 0
Letters from Baskin and Krasno.
Letters from Nayak and Kalla.

LETTERS: 2.13.2014

February 13, 2014 • 0
Letters from Nayak and Kalla.

LETTERS: 1.31.14

January 31, 2014 • 0
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 »