There are two groups of students at Yale: The Tahoe Class, and those who have come to Yale, for the most part, to join the […]
October 26, 2017
Men at Yale are overwhelmingly underwhelming in bed. Far too many Yale women have a few good conversations with a guy and feel a real […]
October 12, 2017
For the first time in a year, I’m on the other side of this page, a columnist again after serving as opinion editor. I’ve watched […]
September 27, 2017
In my last column of the year, I want to make a confession: For a while, I wanted to be an Ethics, Politics and Economics major.
September 22, 2016
Come with me to Ms. Yun’s notoriously difficult ninth-grade "Intensive Biology" class, 8:30 a.m. It’s the first period of my first day of high school, and I’m nervous. I have the perfect triumvirate of cool things to broadcast my smart-but-edgy persona: bootcut jeans, side bangs and thick black eyeliner. I’m not about to be vulnerable.
September 15, 2016
At lunch this week, my friend shoved her phone across the table at me. She had just received a text from a male friend that […]
September 8, 2016
The loneliness of summer — adult loneliness, perhaps — is a completely different breed. In fact, it bears almost no resemblance to Yale’s version of loneliness.
September 2, 2016
One of my all-time favorite movies, “All the President’s Men,” offers the best advice I’ve ever received as a journalist: Follow the money.
April 28, 2016
The time has come to resolve the debate about “master.”
April 21, 2016
The annual Take Back the Night Speak Out, held Friday afternoon on Cross Campus, stands as an opportunity for us to engage in a community project of care.
April 14, 2016
As we get midterm grades back and look ahead to finals, many of us start crunching numbers. What percentage of our final grade will depend on this problem set? What about the midterm essay? How do I get an A in this class? Well, you’re at Yale, where your class is probably curved, your professor is probably lenient and you probably know how much reading you actually need to do. With Yale’s grade inflation epidemic, you’ll be just fine.
April 7, 2016