HALL-PALERM: Put aside the competition
Every single time someone around us attains something, no matter how irrelevant it is to our interests, most students’ first reaction is anything but excitement.
ROSEN: An admissions experiment
It’s good to see a well-respected institution acknowledging that the current college application system is flawed. It may not have found the perfect solution, but proposing an alternative is a good start.
POSNER: Losing my religion
On a broad scale the secular community actively ignores the religious lives of our fellow Yalies rather than seeking to understand them.
STERN: What’s fueling their decision?
The remarkable irony of the Yale Corporation — especially when it comes to divestment — is that they claim to be in their positions precisely because they are free from self-interest.
DEFIESTA: A reason to believe
By refusing to take the easy, traditional path and merely destroy BiP’s work, the YUAG has found a way to lend support to street art while still making an effort to hew to the University’s policies regarding graffiti.
ROSEN: A simple survey
The responses received by the YCC so far are thorough and touch on a wide range of student issues, but there’s a problem — only 16 responses were submitted as of last week.
MEDANSKY: Who’s afraid of Kim Kardashian?
For much of the person I am today, I have Ryan Seacreast to thank. For at least one prolonged period of my adolescence, Seacreast produced the vast majority of the entertainment media I consumed.
POSNER: Playing grown-up
As of late, I’ve felt acutely aware of my place on the bridge that traverses the gap between adolescence and adulthood — and it seems as if this metaphorical bridge is missing a few planks.