ZHUKOVSKY: Let’s talk at Yale
Yale would do well to consider “Let’s Talk,” an initiative started by Cornell. “Let’s Talk” provides students with easy access to direct help.
INHOFE: Giving to our community
My own perspective on the SCG shifted when I discovered that this communal effort helps support deep community at Yale.
STEINBERG: Exporting charity
Charity must come from an understanding that compassion and altruism are the most essential ingredients of service.
LIZARDO: All black lives matter
Even if one doesn’t believe the fetus has personhood, simply the fact that black women have far more abortions — irrespective of income — should startle.
SMITH: No gift before mental health reform
The Senior Class Gift — which begins today — offers a rare opportunity for those of us who are seniors to demand the University change its archaic policies on mental health.
CAYWOOD: Abolish freshman fall grades
The absence of grades would provide valuable space for explorative learning where students could address difficult requirements and learn new subjects.
TSANG: The myth of mutual selection
What struck me was the lack of diversity — and the lack of Asian Americans specifically — within the pledge classes of Kappa Alpha Theta and Pi Beta Phi.