SYDNEY: BDD blues
I don’t think I truly knew that Yale was, as the college counseling jargon refers to it, “the right fit” until a few months into my first semester.
FRITZBERG AND LOOFF: Towards a culture of sexual respect
Sexual respect means respect for those around you. It means recognizing the validity of all types of consensual sexual relationships and people’s right to label (or not label) these relationships, or themselves, in whatever way they want.
GREENBERG: Eliminating UOC fraud
There is a real problem with the UOC funding process that many of us have heard of but has rarely been discussed in a systematic way: fraud.
HOLMES: Consider the crapshoot
But for me and most of the people I’ve met at Yale, we spent the first few weeks wondering how we’d wound up here.
HONG: Lost iron ladies
It’s clear we need to do more to encourage a tradition of women in government at the college level, for if we cannot convince ourselves to run for YCC representative, how can we hope to ever talk ourselves into running for senator or President?
AROUTIOUNIAN: Death with decency
In celebrating the deaths of those we judge to have carried out evil, we add to alienation, to disconnection, to a loss of empathy in ourselves and in civil society at large.
VAZQUEZ: The global president
Yale-NUS is a wager, but the fruits of this experiment could redefine the role served by American colleges in the next century — that’s a gamble worth taking.