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TRAMONTE: Keeping (out) the faith

August 28, 2014 • 0
A little while back, in one of those rare moments of intimacy among a large group of friends, a tough question arose: “Do y’all believe in a God, a higher being, a larger power, whatever you want to call it?”
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STERN: A flawed speech

August 27, 2014 • 0
“But the answer to speech that offends us is, most often, our own speech,” University President Peter Salovey proudly proclaimed in his freshman address on Saturday. Fine — in this column, I will respond to a speech that offended me.
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ZELINSKY: History, rewritten

August 27, 2014 • 0
In Saturday’s freshman address, President Peter Salovey revisited the Woodward Report, a document that has nobly articulated the defense of free speech in academia for the past four decades.
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STERN: After Deresiewicz

August 22, 2014 • 0
You can say what you want about Deresiewicz — that he’s vaguely annoying, that he’s a good writer, that his last-name is pretty intimidating — but you have to admit that he knows how to spark a conversation.
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ROSEN: Keep pushing

August 22, 2014 • 0
These last several semesters have shown us that when students express their concerns, the administration is pushed to listen and act.
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HOLMES: A day in the life

April 25, 2014 • 0
On Tuesday I nabbed a BDD 2014 Bible off an unsuspecting child and spent the day as a prefrosh. And this is what the world looked like.
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MEDANSKY: When Yale ends

April 25, 2014 • 0
Sometimes I wonder what will happen when Yale ends. Not what will happen after graduation — that I can more or less envision — but what will become of this place in its final hours.
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LARSON: On endings

April 25, 2014 • 0
Endings are scary — but this isn’t really an ending at all.
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POSNER: Beyond “stupidity”

April 24, 2014 • 0
When the benefits of hard drug use outweigh the potential risks for an informed, intelligent student, it signals dissatisfaction with an emotional or social status quo.
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PALERM: Almost-senior blues

April 24, 2014 • 0
Senior year at Yale is a huge exercise in treating oneself; to a certain extent, it seems like an opportunity to take a year of self-analysis and reflection.
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TELUSHKIN: In praise of silence

April 24, 2014 • 0
We impose a heavy burden when we both expect from ourselves and demand of others a constant stream of stories.
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STERN: Dear prefrosh

April 23, 2014 • 0
Let’s get something out of the way: Yale is the best school in the world. Absolutely. Bar none.