GONZALEZ: Infinitely beautiful
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
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.”
MORRIS: Young money, and its limits
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.
LEH: Wait until two
If you’re going to drink on the day of Spring Fling, wait until two. I’m serious.
STEINBERG: From Nuland, to us
On Mar. 4, 2014, Professor Sherwin Nuland passed away at his home in Hamden. I would like to share a piece of advice he offered me late last year.
LIBRESCO: Focus on small clubs
Yale’s student funding works best according to a model of subsidiarity, where money and rooms are preferentially allocated to the smallest and most decentralized recipients possible, since they’ll have the best understanding of their own needs.
CHEN: Investigate George Chen
The majority of the Yale community does not speak Chinese, and therefore, has been unable to see thousands of netizens protest against Yale’s decision to accept George Chen as an incoming World Fellow.