STERN: A moral responsibility
Let’s talk about privilege. By going to Yale, we have been given an extraordinary gift, one that will keep on giving for the rest of our lives.
GREENBERG: Ruining high school
It is well known that the college admissions process gets a little bit more insane every year for the American upper-middle class.
STERN: At the sit-in
On Thursday morning, I was sitting in seminar, as usual, when I got an email alert telling me that 48 Fossil Free Yale members had entered Woodbridge Hall and weren’t planning on leaving any time soon.
GOLDBERG: On stolen phones
Anyone can go around pretending that their experience of New Haven doesn’t overlap with the stereotypes and textbook readings on town-gown tensions, but that only works for so long.
KIM: Speak up for Indiana
I want to urge University President Peter Salovey to publicly oppose Indiana’s RFRA, an act which represents discrimination and ignorance that is unacceptable in the 21st century
HALL-PALERM: The mundane things
Everything at Yale seems so lofty, so long-term and so impossibly important that sometimes it becomes hard to get a reality check, or to deal with the day-to-day tasks that face us every moment.
QASIM: Transforming tap
It is difficult to know exactly how to respond to the email sent by Danny Avraham ’15 to the undergraduate student body yesterday.
GREENBERG: Money and happiness
A good deal of progressive political activism in the United States today is driven by the conviction that most social problems could be alleviated by taking money from some people and giving it to others.
BLACKMON: Take a walk
As I turned down streets I had never seen before and as the time slowly ticked by, I finally came to a resolution about the personal issues that had been bothering me over the last few months.