TIRUMALA: Theory in practice
We probably won’t need half the material we pick up in our classes ever again. What will be valuable, however, is the mindset that we’ve picked up.
GREENBERG: Surveys and priorities
It is somewhat disturbing that the Yale administration sees fit to ask more questions about diversity and identity than any other topic besides academics.
GOLDBERG: Consider the lobsterman
There’s something lost when we give up on the people waking up at four in the morning, people with hands calloused from building their shops from the ground up.
If YaleNews is actually supposed to inform as well as promote, it needs to step up its game.
QASIM: Say ‘I love you’
One winter day my sophomore year, a senior on the track team drove me back to campus from practice. As I got out of the car and my friend was about to drive off, he called out the window, “See you later, man. I love you.” Without really thinking I replied, “Yeah, I love you too.”
HALL-PALERM: Getting away
It goes without saying that a great number of students here go through the motions of everyday life, all while grappling with seemingly insurmountable and inexpressible challenges and levels of grief.
SIBARIUM: Empathy for Jordan
There are no words to describe seeing a man burned alive, surrounded by cheering onlookers, just as there are no words to describe the sight of the World Trade Center collapsing in the heart of New York City.