If YaleNews is actually supposed to inform as well as promote, it needs to step up its game.
QASIM: Say ‘I love you’
One winter day my sophomore year, a senior on the track team drove me back to campus from practice. As I got out of the car and my friend was about to drive off, he called out the window, “See you later, man. I love you.” Without really thinking I replied, “Yeah, I love you too.”
HALL-PALERM: Getting away
It goes without saying that a great number of students here go through the motions of everyday life, all while grappling with seemingly insurmountable and inexpressible challenges and levels of grief.
SIBARIUM: Empathy for Jordan
There are no words to describe seeing a man burned alive, surrounded by cheering onlookers, just as there are no words to describe the sight of the World Trade Center collapsing in the heart of New York City.
KOHRMAN: Serious fun
There is a time for seriousness, but not all the time. Adulthood is rarely simple, but its complexity means there’s a funny side to things.
SYDNEY: The urgency of sincerity
Propelled by passion alone, we’ve ended up talking past each other, skimming through conversations, running down the clock during section.
MORRIS: Make tap ‘opt in’
Eligibility in the society selection process should be voluntary, rather than involuntary as it is today.