GONZALEZ: Infinitely beautiful
Whether through secret societies, internships, fraternities, sororities or other student organizations, we long to unpeel the onion of success at Yale. Our self-worth is pinned to these social constructions.
ROSTAIN: Protest Ja Rule
In his hit, “Always on Time,” Ja Rule raps, “I got two or three hoes for every V / And I keep ’em drugged up off that ecstasy.”
MORRIS: Young money, and its limits
If you, like me, felt this strange pull toward the mystical title of “financial analyst” or found yourself amidst a pack of suit-clad bulldogs sniffing each other out and sizing each other up at a Goldman Sachs recruiting session without any idea how you got there, Kevin Roose’s new book is a must-read.
LEH: Wait until two
If you’re going to drink on the day of Spring Fling, wait until two. I’m serious.
STEINBERG: From Nuland, to us
On Mar. 4, 2014, Professor Sherwin Nuland passed away at his home in Hamden. I would like to share a piece of advice he offered me late last year.
LIBRESCO: Focus on small clubs
Yale’s student funding works best according to a model of subsidiarity, where money and rooms are preferentially allocated to the smallest and most decentralized recipients possible, since they’ll have the best understanding of their own needs.