BLACKMON: The Flappy Bird Test
Rewiring the brain to consider your impact when evaluating your goals requires you to ask yourself the same question over and over again: Does this pass the Flappy Bird Test?
ROSEN: Yale’s rising cost
The cost of attending Yale College has increased by nearly $20,000 in an eight-year period. This is a problem for students across the socioeconomic spectrum.
KIM: Don’t judge finance
It seems like whenever someone tells me that they are going into consulting or hedge-fund work, they often add in the phrase “which I guess is pretty common” — as if they have to apologize for what they’re doing.
TELUSHKIN: Privacy in Sterling
The question of “What are you reading now?” is at its best an intimate question. If we are in the game of believing that ideas matter, then the ideas we pursue are more revealing than any bikini.
MEDANSKY: Inside the elevator
The man behind the curtain can’t hide forever — just ask John Lefevre. Last month, The New York Times outed the Texas banker as the guy behind @GSElevator.
DEFIESTA: Falling apart
Click here to read Nick Defiesta’s “Falling Apart” the third column in a three-part series about mental health at Yale.
GRAVER: Swipe no more, please
There are few things in this world tougher to stomach than Yale dining’s take on “seafood stuffed sole.” The meal plan might be one of them.
STERN: A dangerous precedent
In the future, when we are accorded a seat at the table, we cannot allow our representatives to cite this weekend as a reason for them to ignore the student voice and supplant their own judgment.
HOLMES: Society’s secrets
In your last year of Yale, society provides a unique opportunity to step beyond your comfort zone, temper your judgment of others and understand the internal clockwork that makes humans tick at different rhythms.