Isaiah Schrader
Staff Columnist
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SCHRADER: Embracing Uncertainty

I have a confession to make:  I don’t have all the answers to life’s pressing metaphysical, moral and social questions. At the tender age of […]

Yehia Elkersh
The Angle Episode 1: CROZIER: The rural class

Staff columnist McKinsey Crozier discusses rural representation at Yale and the challenges that rural Americans face that often go unnoticed.

SCHRADER: Harvard’s Crimson Scare

Something is rotten in the state of Massachusetts. Several months ago, a misguided and intellectually flimsy activist movement at Harvard ousted a famed law professor, […]

SCHRADER: Beijing comes to Yale

In recent years, conservative commentators have frequently bemoaned the supposed loss of free speech at Yale at the hands of liberal students. This summer, New […]

SCHRADER: The April blues

It’s time that we talk about burnout at Yale. Most of us don’t want to talk honestly about the stress and fatigue we experience, but […]

SCHRADER: Like everybody else

The news of last month’s admissions scandal was undeniably shocking. But as the writer Michael Kinsley famously once said of corruption in Washington, “The scandal […]

The Most Tender Land

Aaron Copland occupies a special place in the canon of American music. Known during his life as the “dean of American composers,” Copland wrote a […]

SCHRADER: #GasTax? or #Gaslighting?

A peculiar — but very vocal — group has come to Yale’s campus. If you maintain a regular online presence, you may have seen their […]

The Timelessness of Eugene Onegin

The well-conceived opera is uniquely interdisciplinary among classical art forms. It uses music to deepen the meaning of a text, connecting the work into a […]

SCHRADER: The problem with ‘winners’

Last Saturday, the Yale Politics Initiative hosted a master class with Dana Loesch, a conservative commentator and activist. There is no doubt that Loesch is […]

SCHRADER: Don’t rush it

Each winter, a few weeks into the semester, the Yale community is besieged by a number of mystifying occurrences. Low-grade lip sync videos are filmed […]