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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.
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BLACKMON: Don’t index us to unaffordability

April 22, 2014 • 0
Regardless of whom you vote for in the runoff election for Yale College Council president, your candidate of choice supports the idea of indexing the student income contribution portion of Yale’s financial aid package to a consistent standard that would make future increases in the SIC predictable from year to year.
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DEFIESTA: Yale, the best place

April 22, 2014 • 0
Unfortunately, by only experiencing “the best Yale has to offer,” you are being set up for failure.
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ROSEN: Time for change

April 21, 2014 • 0
The groundwork for progress on the issues students care about has been laid. Next semester will reveal whether administrators are serious about changing their policies in response to student criticism.
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AROUTIOUNIAN: Salmon, not pink

April 17, 2014 • 0
Yale is full of middle and upper middle class kids who resemble young, fit, hungry dogs: They’ve tasted meat for the first time, and their eyes have a crazed intensity about them.
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HOLMES: The mutual friend crush

April 15, 2014 • 0
We all have, or have had, our fair share of friend crushes, some debilitating in their intensity, some more casual and light-hearted.