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POSNER: Quitting is a virtue

September 19, 2014 • 0
When we set up a model of behavior that understands and accepts — even welcomes — the conscientious choice to quit an extracurricular or leave a job, we create a climate that values student wellbeing, focus and passion over minimized sleep schedules and maximized resumes.
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SYDNEY: A new novel

September 19, 2014 • 0
One could argue that eating mangosteen or lakoocha starts the year off with the intention to be adventurous and try new things, but really novelty is the clear objective of this ritual.
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KIM: End the word “townies”

September 18, 2014 • 0
Let’s face it: “Townie” doesn’t mean “New Haven local.”
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MORRIS: The pay gap starts at graduation

September 17, 2014 • 0
The pay gap between men and women is real. It starts with the first job right out of college and it’s widest in many of the highest-paying professions.
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STERN: Not a liberal bastion

September 16, 2014 • 0
I don’t mean to parody conservative thinkers. I mean to parody the platitudinous whiners on the left and center who seem to think that a center-left coalition at American universities is some sort of problem.
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ROSEN: Raffle the tickets

September 16, 2014 • 0
Yale should convey to its students that every field of study adds value to the College; setting aside privileges for specific segments of the population by major does not help accomplish that goal.
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BLACKMON: Malloy is America’s progressive governor

September 15, 2014 • 0
Election Day is Nov. 4, and this race will be extremely close.
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HALL-PALERM: Facing the ugly truth

September 12, 2014 • 0
We as a society have a systemic inability (or unwillingness) to face the ugly truth of rape and assault.
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MEDANSKY: Against credentialism

September 12, 2014 • 0
Ayaan Hirsi Ali’s statements about Islam should disquiet us. But she has every right, and every qualification, to deliver them.
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QASIM: Catchphrase criticisms

September 12, 2014 • 0
Introspection is an admirable endeavor, but at Yale introspection has become strangely standardized.
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ROSEN: The need for $15

September 9, 2014 • 0
This perception, that a $15 per hour salary is somehow too high for a traditionally low-wage job, must be altered.
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DANIELS: What’s on your plate

September 9, 2014 • 0
After taking a class entitled “The Psychology, Biology and Politics of Food” with Professor Kelly Brownell my freshman year, my approach to food changed.