Opinion | 6:57 pm | May 23, 2013 | By The Yale Daily News

Senior Reflections


The following pieces were published in a special edition of The News distributed during Commencement Weekend. Read what some of the graduating members of the Class of 2013 have to say about their time at Yale. Loving Yale, drop by drop I didn’t always love Yale. I arrived in New Haven looking backwards, longing with fixed »

Opinion | 2:35 pm | April 30, 2013 | By Sam Telzak

TIME CAPSULE: A more stressful calendar

In January of 2011, a YDN guest columnist argued that the new academic calendar would be more stressful for students. Was Sam right? Email opinion@yaledailynews.com with a 200-300 word letter to respond. On Monday, President Richard C. Levin and Dean Mary Miller announced the adoption of a number of substantial changes to the Yale College »

Opinion | 4:43 pm | April 26, 2013 | By Scott Stern

Forum: Cooper Union

Cooper Union has announced that it plans to raise tuition fees.

In this edition of the Forum, opinion blogger Scott Stern ’15 weighs in on Cooper Union’s decision to charge students tuition next academic year. On Tuesday, the trustees of Cooper Union, a small college in New York famed for being completely free, released a statement that “the time has come for us to set our »

Opinion | 2:42 pm | April 18, 2013 | By Jacob Sandry and Julian Debenedetti

Forum: Response to Ross Douthat

In this installment of the YDN Forum, contributing bloggers Jacob Sandry ’15 and Julian Debenedetti ’15 respond to a recent column about diversity in the Ivy League penned by Ross Douthat of the New York Times.  In his recent New York Times column, Ross Douthat paints the Ivy League as a surreptitious tool used to perpetuate the »