Opinion

BLACKMON: What’s a white person to do?

November 26, 2014 • 0
I give my thoughts here from the perspective of a white American who lives in an overwhelmingly white part of the South in the hopes that others in similar settings might find how I have proceeded helpful.

SYDNEY: Thank yous, noted

November 21, 2014 • 0
On the wall next to my bed, I’ve pinned up a thank you note from my best friend from high school that may actually be the best love letter anyone will ever write me.

KIM: Not the solution

November 20, 2014 • 0
Do I think that abandoning affirmative action — that “forgetting” about race in the application process — is the route colleges ought to take? In short, no.

MORRIS: Big farma’s drug abuse

November 19, 2014 • 0
Antibiotic effectiveness is a very precious national resource that should not be squandered. It is part of the commons that we all rely on for our health and well-being.

MEDANSKY: A not so modest proposal

November 18, 2014 • 0
Increasing access to Yale’s body of knowledge and resources is a noble goal, but any push to increase the size of the college must be weighed against its consequences, from educational costs of increased course sizes to social costs of larger clubs to literal cost-cutting measures.
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STERN: Yale’s one percent

November 17, 2014 • 0
I’m calling on President Levin, Vice President Lorimer, Chief Investment Officer David Swensen and others to donate the massive bonuses back to Yale.
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HALL-PALERM: Poise under pressure

November 14, 2014 • 0
In one of my classes, the professors attack our presentations with indiscriminate ruthlessness. It’s an important experience, one that makes me think whether I’m learning how to think for myself or whether I’ve been succeeding through pandering my instructors.

TRAMONTE: Defined by opposition

November 13, 2014 • 0
It doesn’t take the monumentality of a national election to realize we make the majority of our decisions based not on what we want but rather on what we don’t want.

QASIM: The virtue of sacrifice

November 12, 2014 • 0
Now, in our senior year, my friends and I are stepping away from the things we cared so much about.
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BLACKMON: ACA was worth two shellackings

November 11, 2014 • 0
Now, on the other side of the Republican wave, we progressives are forced to ask ourselves again: Was the President’s signature healthcare law worth two brutal election years for our party?

AROUTIOUNIAN: Condescension isn’t compassion

November 11, 2014 • 0
Democratic pundits do a disservice to American voters when they call election results a mistake.
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DANIELS: Optimizing on inertia

November 10, 2014 • 0
It is incredible how generous people will be if you just make it easy for them to give.