SYDNEY: No room for nothing
I didn’t expect to leave a lecture on writing with the advice to go home and watch television, but that’s what happened Monday night at a Q&A with Louise Glück.
KIM: Before voting
Voting is central to our democracy. But if you are not an informed citizen, then you should not vote.
MORRIS: A call for veterans
Veterans are good for Yale, and Yale is good for veterans. We should do all we can to encourage more of them to apply to Yale.
HALL-PALERM: The way we give
Don’t stop giving to the places that meant something to you just because they’re affluent; but remember that there are other worthy causes, and give to those as well.
QASIM: Controversy revisited
Meaningful intellectual discourse can only take place in a space of trust. We are only willing to open ourselves up to other ideas or present our own when we feel we will be respected throughout.
BLACKMON: We deserve more than Foley
Republican candidate Tom Foley, who is currently tied in the polls with Governor Dan Malloy, has refused to acknowledge the solid scientific evidence that human-induced climate change exists.
STERN: Old colleges, new names
Let’s name the new colleges after more diverse individuals. And let’s rename some of our old colleges after more diverse individuals.