Mar 28th, 2011
11:33 am
March 28th, 2011 | Uncategorized
OPINION | Libya: Lies, Hypocrisy, and Double Standards

Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: with broad political support, a president attacks an Arab country, citing a “humanitarian” goal. Detractors are heartless, implicitly supporting a dictator. In a surprisingly short amount of time, we declare the mission accomplished. Soon afterwards, however, our coalition rapidly falls apart, it becomes apparent that we have […]

Mar 2nd, 2011
9:55 pm
March 2nd, 2011 | Uncategorized
OPINION | On politics at the Oscars

I’m not usually one to get excited about the Oscars, but this Sunday, having little better to do, I decided to catch the tail end of the show. I was unsurprised at the performance of the King’s Speech, based on the positive consensus of reviews I’d seen, and satisfied by the performances of Inception and […]

Feb 14th, 2011
12:00 pm
February 14th, 2011 | Uncategorized
OPINION | Newsham: Cybermelee

It isn’t without a touch of amusement that I’ve been watching the recent developments in the all-out digital war that has grown over the past several months to involve Wikileaks, the FBI, the Egyptian and Tunisian governments, Bank of America, internet group Anonymous, electronic security company HBGary Federal and the Chamber of Commerce. What started […]

Oct 11th, 2010
3:39 pm
October 11th, 2010 | Uncategorized
Did Banksy tag Yale?

Did Yale get a visit from Banksy? A two-part graffito was stenciled between Dunham Lab and Leet-Oliver Memorial sometime between Thursday and Friday last week. One part, sprayed onto a side door of Dunham Lab, depicts a boy posting a sign saying “Lost Dog.” Across the driveway between the two buildings, “hiding” on the other […]

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