STEINBERG: Divided and conquered
You don’t need a degree in urban design to realize that the Oak Street Connector did more to disconnect local communities than to reunite them. But LiveWorkLearnPlay’s vision is not a fitting correction for this problem.
GREWAL: Yale’s diversity problem
As chair of Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies, I was often one of few women or even the only woman of color in the room during meetings of Faculty of Arts and Sciences department chairs.
KOHRMAN: Not the only place
I decided to postpone my senior year. After three years, I was worn down, like the stones in the courtyard that I fell in love with in high school. I needed some time and space to breath.
SANDRY: A broken system
Until restrictions on voting are relaxed for non-violent drug offenders, a specter of discrimination will continue to mar our democratic system.
AMBROSE: Teaching the untaught
A latent, unspoken burden we’ve taken upon ourselves in agreeing to spend our bright college years in New Haven involves extending the unique privileges of a Yale education across the world.
TIRUMALA: A course worth having
For Yalies who choose to major in computer science, taking CS50 will prove useful as they progress through upper division courses.
REINKING: Importing Harvard
CS50 manages to water down the material covered in Yale’s Intro Programming and Data Structures courses, while introducing students to the worst aspects of web programming.
EZE: Forgetting our roots
Yale should be responsible for the moral education of its students. One of the first steps it can take towards that end is instituting a theology requirement.
YAMAN: This Monday, go meatless
Reducing meat consumption can seem like a significant lifestyle change. However, the impact that each of us can make is tremendous, and many find that the change is not nearly as difficult as it first seems.