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BLACKMON: Don’t index us to unaffordability

April 22, 2014 • 0
Regardless of whom you vote for in the runoff election for Yale College Council president, your candidate of choice supports the idea of indexing the student income contribution portion of Yale’s financial aid package to a consistent standard that would make future increases in the SIC predictable from year to year.
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DEFIESTA: Yale, the best place

April 22, 2014 • 0
Unfortunately, by only experiencing “the best Yale has to offer,” you are being set up for failure.
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ROSEN: Time for change

April 21, 2014 • 0
The groundwork for progress on the issues students care about has been laid. Next semester will reveal whether administrators are serious about changing their policies in response to student criticism.
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AROUTIOUNIAN: Salmon, not pink

April 17, 2014 • 0
Yale is full of middle and upper middle class kids who resemble young, fit, hungry dogs: They’ve tasted meat for the first time, and their eyes have a crazed intensity about them.
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HOLMES: The mutual friend crush

April 15, 2014 • 0
We all have, or have had, our fair share of friend crushes, some debilitating in their intensity, some more casual and light-hearted.
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HALL-PALERM: Put aside the competition

April 14, 2014 • 0
Every single time someone around us attains something, no matter how irrelevant it is to our interests, most students’ first reaction is anything but excitement.
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ROSEN: An admissions experiment

April 14, 2014 • 0
It’s good to see a well-respected institution acknowledging that the current college application system is flawed. It may not have found the perfect solution, but proposing an alternative is a good start.
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SYDNEY: A new kind of Cold War

April 11, 2014 • 0
Why does ice cream lack the firepower to start its own cold war on this campus?
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POSNER: Losing my religion

April 10, 2014 • 0
On a broad scale the secular community actively ignores the religious lives of our fellow Yalies rather than seeking to understand them.
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STERN: What’s fueling their decision?

April 9, 2014 • 0
The remarkable irony of the Yale Corporation — especially when it comes to divestment — is that they claim to be in their positions precisely because they are free from self-interest.
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DEFIESTA: A reason to believe

April 8, 2014 • 1
By refusing to take the easy, traditional path and merely destroy BiP’s work, the YUAG has found a way to lend support to street art while still making an effort to hew to the University’s policies regarding graffiti.
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BLACKMON: Your campus job is in danger

April 8, 2014 • 0
The provost’s office is about to end student employment as we know it, and they really did not want you to find out about it.