YAMAN: This Monday, go meatless
Reducing meat consumption can seem like a significant lifestyle change. However, the impact that each of us can make is tremendous, and many find that the change is not nearly as difficult as it first seems.
SIBARIUM: Fear the ballot
Our commonplace vilification of perceived indifference reveals a dangerous attitude toward voting that devalues the responsibility democracy ultimately entails.
CAYWOOD: For intellectual audacity
Too many students have strong opinions but are afraid of publishing them in a semi-public forum, whether on a radio show, in seminar or in one of our many publications.
TAN: The problem with the swipe
The swipe system masks the costs of our excessively luxurious meals and habituates us to a lifestyle where we eat better than even most high-income Americans.
GREENBERG: Against politics as usual
Any congressional nominee could refuse to accept money from special interests; any politician could choose to disaffiliate from both parties; and any 25-year-old could begin a candidacy of his or her own.
KAVATHAS: Inclusion as an explicit goal
In the sciences, there is a glaring lack of women in leadership positions. Our own medical school is an example. There has never been a female dean and today there are two female chairs of departments out of 29.
MCCARTHY AND URRY: A call for leadership
Change happens when leaders recognize unconscious bias and take action. Leaders establish norms. They hold people accountable and reward those who do the right thing.
ABEL-BEY: No review needed
Yale has recently announced a decision to review its cultural centers. But there are more pressing concerns for minority students and there are no apparent problems with the centers.