SUTERWALA: Leaving Neverland
Maybe we each have a million regrets; maybe we each have none. There’s no cure, I suppose, for commencement, but maybe it’s time to take a look around. Look at the people we love, the people who love us.
GONZALEZ: Far and close
Caught between two cultures, I feel both deeply rooted in my history and also somewhat disconnected. And I know that’s not a sense unique to those from immigrant families — that’s something all of us feel, neither fully part of Yale nor of our families.
DONG: Reflecting on terror
“You are never told what really happened. You are only made to hate in confusion, fear in confusion, live in confusion and die in confusion.” Among the millions of comments after the terrorist attack in Kunming last Saturday, no one said it better than a reporter in this popular quote. On the night of March »
REMER: Tackling the hardest subject
In Hamlet, Polonius declares, “To thine own self be true.” Using the traditional definition of the self and traditional methods of self-knowing, this might be impossible to fully achieve.
MANDEVILLE: Things unseen
The mundane aspects of life in the West Bank should instead remind us that nothing with the weary label “Israeli-Palestinian” occurs in a political vacuum, nor in constant sweeping violence, but rather in the context of real people and daily life.
LAWRENCE: Let students study
By failing to restore reading period to its original length, administrators tell students: No, you must study less than prior generations of Yalies.
GARTON: Why Yale needs a new pool
Yale needs a new pool — one that would better enable swimmers here to train, compete and represent this University with pride.
GONZALEZ: Call for action on alcohol
Only by having an engaged student body can we begin to create the change we talk about so much in op-eds and conversations with friends.
BILDNER: An alternative to the machine
The People’s Caucus, a coalition within New Haven’s Board of Alders formed at the beginning of this year, is a shining example of everything that is right in politics.