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SYDNEY: Words with friends

September 5, 2014 • 0
This summer, I missed as never before.
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KIM: Reaffirm the ice bucket challenge

September 5, 2014 • 0
Critics of the ice bucket challenge may forget that ultimately, in evaluating the effectiveness of a charity effort, the beneficiary is far more important than the donor.
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POSNER: A new frontier for sexual respect

September 4, 2014 • 0
For students who choose residence off campus, street harassment might be the final frontier of a still-skewed sexual climate at Yale.
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MORRIS: Evaluating our bias

September 3, 2014 • 0
We tend to react negatively when a person acts contrary to their gender type. And it’s men who we expect to be leaders.
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STERN: Divesting our trust

September 3, 2014 • 0
Alexandra Barlowe ’17, the Outreach Coordinator for Fossil Free Yale, had been planning on sleeping in. After all, it was Wednesday, Aug. 27, the first day of classes, and she wasn’t shopping anything until 1:30 p.m. But for some reason she got up early.
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BLACKMON: Charity isn’t about you

September 2, 2014 • 0
The social craze around dumping ice water on one’s head has perverted the otherwise pure intention of charity into something unrecognizable: self-aggrandizement via others’ misfortune.
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QASIM: Yale’s past: our own history

September 2, 2014 • 0
Yale is an incredible place. It would be a shame to miss out because we focused only on our four, short years.
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HALL-PALERM: The great man theory of shopping

August 29, 2014 • 1
My piece of advice is not to confuse a great professor, in the sense of an inspiring and effective educator, with a “great” professor.
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ROSEN: Rethink charter schools

August 29, 2014 • 0
As the Booker T. Washington Academy scandal develops, it is evident that we need to re-evaluate the expansion of charter schools across the state.
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DANIELS: Our independence

August 29, 2014 • 0
We can have independence at 18 while still relying on our families. We can travel on our own and still call home for advice and to share stories.
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TRAMONTE: Keeping (out) the faith

August 28, 2014 • 0
A little while back, in one of those rare moments of intimacy among a large group of friends, a tough question arose: “Do y’all believe in a God, a higher being, a larger power, whatever you want to call it?”
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STERN: A flawed speech

August 27, 2014 • 0
“But the answer to speech that offends us is, most often, our own speech,” University President Peter Salovey proudly proclaimed in his freshman address on Saturday. Fine — in this column, I will respond to a speech that offended me.