ARSHAD: An undervalued resource
Now that the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library is turning 50 years old, it’s time we all start making use of it.
HARP: A New New Haven
We have a bright future ahead of us, if we elect a leader who knows how to bring people together and work with them to build consensus-oriented solutions.
ELICKER: Local vote, global impact
When you do go to vote, you should choose the candidate that you feel will best work to connect Yale and New Haven. And I feel that I am that candidate.
POSNER: Staging cultural exchange
The boundary between genuine cultural exchange and a more dangerous sort of appropriation is nuanced, but it depends at least in part on one’s motivations.
LEVINE: Brown’s divestment blunder
We might not feel all the social harms of coal right now. But we must still include them in our moral calculus because our decisions today are locking us into a catastrophic future.
DUFRESNE: The hardest thing
You should think of your career choice not as a single, one-time-only decision, but rather as a series of small, stepwise decisions, made one at a time.
DEFIESTA: Where we belong
College is meant to be a place for all of us to discover ourselves, build our own homes and grapple with life’s challenges. Feeling like we’re in the wrong place is normal, an inherent part of the process.
MORRIS: Cut King’s race to the bottom
The King Amendment essentially sets up a “race to the bottom” in terms of farm animal welfare, food safety, farm workers’ rights and environmental laws related to agriculture.
DONG: Honor without a code
When students cheat for the thrill of it, honor does not matter — they want to do something dishonorable, to rebel against the system.