Today, Friday, March 31, a “Free Speech Bus” sponsored by CitizenGO will stop in New Haven. Having started in New York City, the bus is […]
March 31, 2017
My first class at Yale was an English 114 seminar called “The Pursuit of Happiness.” In it, a graduate student led us through a syllabus […]
February 23, 2017
Yale’s intellectual ambivalence to New Haven residents is a ludicrous disavowal of pravda and a subliminal nod to the perils of istina. At the end of the day, heeding palpable concerns as opposed to theoretical ambitions advances the public good.
February 1, 2017
From the standpoint of this columnist, Obama retained a godlike status.
January 18, 2017
Home can be strange, and it’s not always conventional. But it’s there to stay in reinforcing singularity.
December 5, 2016
Donald Trump will be the next president of the United States. This truth dawned on me at midnight on Election Day in the Timothy Dwight buttery.
November 14, 2016
In 2016, an estimated 44 million Americans struggled with mental health issues, and a few more million struggled in complete silence. Sometimes people can can suffer from delusions and manic outbreaks and deep depressions. But it is never their fault, and it is never their flaw.
October 31, 2016
At Yale, we shame those who are not outspoken. We champion active speech as a fundamental part to activism, and quietly look down on those who opt out of the conversation, judging their choice as a manifestation of their ignorance. We do this in spite of reflecting on the value of silence and introspection.
October 17, 2016
As the final year at Yale becomes a reality for the class of 2017, seniors start to brave the relentless search for postgraduate employment. Some […]
October 3, 2016
If Syria teaches us anything, it is that reactive movements must materialize before harmful — and potentially fatal — decisions do
September 19, 2016
If we want to empower fierce women in professional arenas and beyond, we can start now by respecting their desires and their status as moral equals. A culture of equality will not spring into being on its own. It takes practice.
September 7, 2016