WEEKEND WATCHES TOO MUCH TV
House of Cards: PLSC 101 Let’s be honest with ourselves: nobody at Yale actually wants to be a political scientist. Writing papers, going to conferences, sending out surveys made up of questions like, “On a 1 to 10 scale, how racist are you, honestly?” — it doesn’t seem too glamorous, but we knew that. No, »
Open Letter to the Opinion “Societies Offend Me”
So, Mr. Scott, let me help you try to understand why one might think a different position of secret societies, because if you keep being so mad about them, you might never get into one!
WEEKEND Does the Oscars 2014
Breaking Down the Race for Best Picture By Michael Lomax and Becca Edelman With the 86th Academy Awards in just a couple days, WEEKEND film buffs Michael Lomax and Becca Edelman exchanged a few emails to get an idea what to expect this Sunday night. This is an excerpt of what they came up with. »
Let’s Try Believing in People: Reading Privilege at Yale
Look around you at Yale any day of the week. Who do you see? People? Humans? Souls? The oppressive environment of Yale makes our personalities see each other like assignments, pages to be read and talked about in a classroom “seminar” setting. But what does this mean? How can we truly feel this way about peers whom we are supposed to love and touch their souls?
From Miya’s with Love?
Last week’s Blindest Date winners, Angela Chen ’16 (Bachelorette #2) and Gregory Santoro ’14 (Bachelor #10) chose to have their amorous rendezvous at a local favorite. See below for their scintillating stories: She says: 7:04 a.m.: Get up, run, shower, catch the shuttle up Science Hill. 12:57 a.m.: Lunch with Nicole. “Guess who’s going »
Blindest Date Part 2!
Following last week’s Blindest Date contest, WKND presents to you our next slate of bachelors and bachelorettes. This week, with input from our readers, we’re matching those seeking the same sex to their soul mates. We’ve got language lovers, Girl Scout Cookie aficionados and extreme hockey fans — all the makings of a happily ever after. Head online to vote for your favorites after reading, and commence the love!
WEEKEND PLAYS CUPID: The Blindest Date
This year, WEEKEND received a record number of applications (or at least we think so — we're not good with numbers) for our Valentine's Day Blindest Date contest. There were many qualified candidates for very few — 20! — available spots. Without further ado, we present a set of guys and gals for your judging. They are charming, witty, potato-loving! At the end of our online voting session, the top Bachelor and Bachelorette will be paired together in a rendezvouz for the ages. Get yo' love guru on.
WEEKEND Looks for Love
Starting today, you have exactly one week to find your soul mate, to ensure that you won’t spend Valentine’s Day on an intimate, candlelit dinner with your Netflix (WKND personally thinks that sounds pretty nice but we digress). Here, a slew of insightful reporters have uncovered the most foolproof paths toward securing your lover, just »