SYDNEY: Thank yous, noted
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
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
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
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.
STERN: Yale’s one percent
I’m calling on President Levin, Vice President Lorimer, Chief Investment Officer David Swensen and others to donate the massive bonuses back to Yale.
HALL-PALERM: Poise under pressure
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
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.
BLACKMON: ACA was worth two shellackings
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?