STERN: Not a liberal bastion
I don’t mean to parody conservative thinkers. I mean to parody the platitudinous whiners on the left and center who seem to think that a center-left coalition at American universities is some sort of problem.
ROSEN: Raffle the tickets
Yale should convey to its students that every field of study adds value to the College; setting aside privileges for specific segments of the population by major does not help accomplish that goal.
MEDANSKY: Against credentialism
Ayaan Hirsi Ali’s statements about Islam should disquiet us. But she has every right, and every qualification, to deliver them.
ROSEN: The need for $15
This perception, that a $15 per hour salary is somehow too high for a traditionally low-wage job, must be altered.
DANIELS: What’s on your plate
After taking a class entitled “The Psychology, Biology and Politics of Food” with Professor Kelly Brownell my freshman year, my approach to food changed.
AROUTIOUNIAN: How (not) to say hello
All I ask is that students spend some time living with people whose lives are ordered differently, instead of studying or rationalizing others’ beliefs from afar.
STERN: Drop out of U.S. News
Tomorrow, U.S. News & World Report’s annual rankings of the “Best Colleges” in the United States will go live. Cue the annual freak out.
KIM: Reaffirm the ice bucket challenge
Critics of the ice bucket challenge may forget that ultimately, in evaluating the effectiveness of a charity effort, the beneficiary is far more important than the donor.