AROUTIOUNIAN: The Price of Emotional Poverty
Poverty takes many forms. Its material form is the most obvious and calls for our most immediate attention. But its more deeply rooted form, that of emotional poverty or the “poverty of satisfaction,” is subtler and much harder to get rid of.
STERN: Rethinking Johnson’s gift
The story I keep hearing seems too easy. I have always been taught — by some of the best professors in the world, no less — to challenge simple, one-sided narratives.
ROSEN: For a more active YCC
Clearly the YCC needs to redeem itself. There are issues that Yale students care deeply about that the YCC can, and should, be addressing with more than just surveys.
SAVERIN: Seeking wealth
Most of us move forward and try to find wealth — we pursue it, chase it, potentially sacrifice our passions and desires for it.
ZHENG: When we die
What do I want people to say about me? “Xiuyi contributed immensely to the growth of our company.” “Xiuyi will be sorely missed by his 45 cats.” Why should I care?
STERN: Fix the Corporation
We are a university governed by an unelected, unrepresentative, unconnected and unknown body, meeting in private. This has to change.
LARSON: Democracy, take two
Still, a survey of current political television series reveals some of the most important changes America has experienced culturally and politically over the last 10 years.