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.