LANDAU: Putting the lid on the cookie jar
It turns out, as a recent study from Oxford shows, the louder the kids at Yale and other campuses are about divesting, the more people at BP can start doing what they need to do.
FISHER: For an apolitical endowment
There are very specific occasions when Yale avoids investing in companies for ethical reasons, but these are not a precedent for what Fossil Free Yale now proposes.
DAVIS-COOPER: On fear
I believe, as Junot Díaz does, that if we are truly passionate for something, it will find a way into our lives.
SENDER: How to talk about it
Because I cared so intimately about someone from a socioeconomic class so different from my own, stories about class struggle feel like stories about a “me,” not a “them.”
ACKERMAN: Fight for campus vibrancy
I am the type of person who loves to say “yes.” Whether I am asked to complete a task or help a friend, I always find myself answering in the affirmative. Upon further reflection, however, it is apparent that I don’t enjoy saying “yes” as much as I disdain letting someone down by saying “no.” Since »
VILLENA: A troubling referendum
The referendum should be able to stand on its own. The fast track given to divestment is a disappointing misuse of the process.
MALLET: A historic Ward 1 candidacy
The combination of these three narratives meant that a real discussion took place about Yale’s relationship with New Haven, its politics and its future — and we are incredibly proud to have been the catalyst for that discourse.
LU: A Chinese DS?
When Professor Mick Hunter and I came up with the idea of East Asian Languages and Literatures 200, “The Chinese Tradition,” it was precisely to recreate not so much the Chinese canon (or one version of it) as, more broadly, the experience of canon