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STERN: Let them eat humanities

September 22, 2014 • 0
If I were applying to college again, I wouldn’t list history as my prospective major as I did four years ago. I hope this doesn’t sound paranoid, but I think listing that today could actually hurt my application. And that’s a problem.
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GORUR-SHANDILYa: A poor architecture

September 19, 2014 • 0
Yale is powered by baroque systems that few of us understand in their entirety.
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GOLDEN: Why will we march?

September 19, 2014 • 0
This weekend, the world is coming together to make a powerful statement about the reality of climate change and our capacity to take action. Thousands will participate in a People’s Climate March in New York City and in satellite demonstrations across the globe.
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KONG: The meaning of Yale Blue

September 19, 2014 • 0
Within weeks of arriving at Yale, I found myself with half my face painted, marching into Payne Whitney for Yale’s first-ever freshman pep rally, Yale Up. Because somehow, without even realizing it, I had let myself be swept up into the sea of Yale Blue.
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ARBUTHNOT: Twenty four hours in Dusseldorf

September 19, 2014 • 0
Airports are interesting places. Dusseldorf is primarily a business city, so you’d assume that most of the people passing through are unfriendly men in suits. Not at all.
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KOHRMAN: Testing ourselves

September 18, 2014 • 1
I was waiting at a new clinic in a new city. The clinic, which filled the first floor of a small house just east of downtown Denver, still bore vestiges of a home; a wrought iron fence, a little yard and a mailbox.
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SCHWARZ: Just Ray

September 18, 2014 • 0
Ray Rice is from my hometown. He was our golden boy — the star player on the football team, top scorer on the basketball team and a heartthrob.
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SIBARIUM: Pinker’s false logic

September 17, 2014 • 0
Achievement cannot be codified so easily by an objective, depersonalized formula, even one that purports to account for grades, essays and other non-standardized metrics.
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DAPONTE-SMITH: For independence

September 17, 2014 • 0
Ever since Margaret Thatcher’s ministry, Scotland and England have diverged, nationalistically and politically.
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SABIN: Looking past divestment

September 16, 2014 • 0
Recently, the University announced that it would not divest from fossil fuel companies and the decision sparked lively campus debates. Many students expressed immense disappointment in Yale’s decision. I, however, take the path less traveled and support the University’s decision.
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OKONTA: Reality check

September 15, 2014 • 0
After nearly four years of giving my all to a university that I cherish deeply, I was essentially told I didn’t fit the standard mold of a Yale student.
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OMEISH: On MSA’s letter

September 15, 2014 • 0
We want to take this opportunity to tell the story of our reaction to the announcement of Hirsi Ali’s visit, from the beginning.