DANIELS: Just disconnect

October 20, 2014 • 0
A break from technology provides us with a breath of authenticity, pushing us to be more present and to find value in our immediate surroundings.

STERN: The politics of profanity

October 20, 2014 • 0
I think that avoiding swear words for the sake of respectability, even in print, even in a newspaper, is ridiculous.

SYDNEY: Calm, cool, competent

October 17, 2014 • 0
Competency, perhaps, is what’s lost, or what’s harder to see, when we dedicate our time and energy to developing exceptional, specialized skills and ways of thinking.
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KIM: Encourage language study

October 16, 2014 • 0
We should make the option of continuing a second language more accessible. By eliminating Friday L4 language classes, we would give upper-level language courses a fighting chance.

BLACKMON: Refuse to come out

October 13, 2014 • 0
When I saw several national organizations celebrate National Coming Out Day over the weekend, I couldn’t shake the feeling that we are going about it all wrong.
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STERN: Farewell, grade deflation

October 13, 2014 • 0
Especially considering how close Yale came to almost enacting a similar — or even more draconian — grading policy two years ago, we should pay close attention to our neighbors to the south.
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HALL-PALERM: Republicans are people, too

October 10, 2014 • 0
Somehow what is at stake in elections got completely and utterly lost in the fray. No one wants to talk to the voters about where they actually stand on issues, because that’s too contentious and complicated a topic to boil down into a bumper-sticker size.

TRAMONTE: Pursuing the present

October 9, 2014 • 0
Neither your future nor your success is guaranteed, so depriving yourself of simple pleasures, especially in college, is certainly no way to live.

QASIM: Let’s show up

October 8, 2014 • 0
When we show up for one another, we cultivate a University-wide sense of spirit.

AROUTIOUNIAN: Universal rights matter

October 7, 2014 • 0
Multiculturalism shouldn't come at the expense of universal rights.

DANIELS: A taste of hunger

October 6, 2014 • 0
If I was unable to do reading after half a day of fasting, how are children that go hungry for days on end expected to concentrate in school?
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STERN: Let’s follow Chicago

October 6, 2014 • 0
Chicago has instituted reforms to help support students. Yale should follow suit.