KIM: Give hip-hop its due
If we’re going to invite more uncontroversial artists such as Hoodie Allen, then we need to reevaluate what we call the artists we choose to invite. It would be a form of cultural insensitivity to keep on calling them, even in casual conversation, our “hip-hop” acts.
TRAMONTE: No place for space
In the pursuit of creating an all-inclusive community, the crafters of the residential college system left out a critical component: The ability to be alone.
HALL-PALERM: The ultimate test
When we graduate from Yale, our first step, be it a job or be it graduate school, isn’t just a matter of getting on a path that will allow us to feel self-assured.
QASIM: We’re not selling out
I think the reason so many of us feel vaguely uncomfortable with taking a job in consulting or finance, and why some choose to publicly decry it, is the sense that in doing so we are selling out.
DANIELS: Beat the FOMO
I definitely feel the effects of FOMO, when I get uneasy about missing the most trivial events.
ROSEN: Yale’s low ranking
If Yale wants to keep up with its peer institutions on low-income accessibility, the University must continue making changes.
AROUTIOUNIAN: Malloy’s desperate moves
But don’t leave just yet, the priest suddenly exclaimed. We’ve got a special guest! John Aroutiounian_Karen Tian2Before I could make a beeline for the holy water, Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy comes darting toward the pulpit.
POSNER: Quitting is a virtue
When we set up a model of behavior that understands and accepts — even welcomes — the conscientious choice to quit an extracurricular or leave a job, we create a climate that values student wellbeing, focus and passion over minimized sleep schedules and maximized resumes.
SYDNEY: A new novel
One could argue that eating mangosteen or lakoocha starts the year off with the intention to be adventurous and try new things, but really novelty is the clear objective of this ritual.