MANUEL: Vote no on CLAY
On Wednesday, the Dwight Hall Cabinet will meet to vote on, among other things, whether to grant member status to Choose Life At Yale, which bills itself as Yale’s undergraduate pro-life club.
STERN: Our opportunity
Loud student voices penetrate even the thickest ivy-coated walls. And the YCC could be the embodiment of our sole power — our ability to vocally demand the changes we know to be necessary.
MOTZKIN: Bringing YCC to you
I will be your voice, someone you can trust, someone you can be excited about. The views and opinions of the student body should hold final say — not my opinions, nor the opinions of 24 individuals who, let’s face it, aren’t as knowledgeable about the things that matter to you as you are.
MILLER: It starts with us
As much progress as YCC has made this year, we still have a long way to go in terms of properly representing student voice. As YCC president, I promise to not only support the interests of students, but to actively fight on behalf of them.
HERBERT: A new YCC for everyone
I am calling for a YCC that is not only accessible but also engaging, a YCC that leads on important issues and effects meaningful changes, a YCC that is a magnet not just for student government enthusiasts but also for student leaders.
BACKER: Save Battle of the Bands
Canceling Battle of the Bands has made the process of choosing the Spring Fling openers into a popularity contest. Save the Battle of the Bands!
ADAMS: Democracy can’t be retweeted
The United States Agency for International Development’s attempt to promote subversion in Cuba by pushing a Twitter-like social media platform into the country does nothing to advance democratic values.
NICOLAS: Don’t roast the pig
On April 11, 2014 a pig will be roasted in Ezra Stiles College as part of the Medieval (K)night Celebration: Its flesh will be eaten, students will revel over its corpse, and the carcass will feature prominently in the Stiles courtyard.
WU: Save Yale sciences
There are incredible courses at Yale that should continue to be offered, regardless of budget deficits.