Already nostalgic. The Freshman College Council uploaded a massive album of photos from Saturday’s Freshman Screw last night. As expected, the album was filled with hover hands and awkward smiles (though some did look genuinely happy). It’s all downhill from here, 2018.
On smart people. Monday’s Paul Krugman ’74 column in The New York Times weighed in on the relationship between education and income inequality. While Krugman claims that “Education is a friend of [his],” it’s not at the heart of the problem, he says.
Student calls for action on issues ranging from the society tap process to mental health reform were answered, at least in part, this week. Still, some on campus continue to express a desire for more from the administration.
Second is the best. Over the weekend, Grantland continued its “Who is the top Second Banana?” series, which will eventually crown history’s greatest sidekick. Yale was profiled (lovingly, by one of our own) as “the 1-A, the second-in-command” to Harvard’s pretentious #1. In the seeded tournament, Yale now faces Guns N’ Roses’ Slash after it proved itself a better second banana than VH1.