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ROSEN: For better withdrawal policy

February 17, 2014 • 0
Strict regulations on withdrawal, although likely well-intentioned, may prevent students from taking time off when it is in their best interest to do so.
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HOLMES: Planned spontaneity

February 14, 2014 • 0
For those who actively choose not to postpone adventure till senior year, bucket lists will nearly always be irrelevant.
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HALL-PALERM: Faux forgetfulness

February 13, 2014 • 0
It is all too common for people at Yale to meet one another and have a real conversation, albeit a superficial one, and then completely forget about that person’s existence.
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POSNER: For NYTimes access, online

February 13, 2014 • 0
It’s nice to have the Times back at Yale, but I’d rather see it on campus in digital form.
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STERN: Booze, drugs and racism

February 12, 2014 • 0
On the first day of my life during which I can drink legally, I find myself wishing that my younger self and my younger friends had known a bit more fear. We are all guilty of complacency.
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GRAVER: Box 63 Blues

February 12, 2014 • 0
ox 63 is a bar that continually shoots itself in the foot. And if trends continue, its cardinal virtue — location — won’t be enough.
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BLACKMON: An apology to Sochi

February 11, 2014 • 0
Last Friday, I secretly wanted nothing more than the opening ceremony of the 2014 Olympic Games to collapse into a complete and utter disaster.
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DEFIESTA: Thinking regionally

February 11, 2014 • 0
If New Haven is to be truly prosperous in the long run, its legislators must encourage planning and policy on a regional scale.
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KIM: Such inclusivity, much wow

February 10, 2014 • 1
Words have power and carry a message. And jests, even if intentionally light-hearted, have the capacity to send the wrong message.
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ZELINSKY: In memory of Dahl

February 7, 2014 • 0
Yesterday, we lost a great American, an outstanding scholar and an unparalleled Yalie. We mourn Robert Dahl, who passed away at 98. Over the coming days, many will note Dahl’s distinguished service in the Second World War, for which he received the Bronze Star. Others will review his impressive scholarship, including the groundbreaking study and »
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MEDANSKY: A time for quizzing

February 7, 2014 • 0
The nice thing about BuzzFeed quizzes is that this doesn’t really matter at all: The tests are knowingly whimsical.
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TELUSHKIN: Preserving the fantasy

February 7, 2014 • 0
In January, Lena Dunham, the star and creator of HBO’s hit series “Girls,” defended Vogue’s decision to publish altered images of her on their cover.