Jack McCordick
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Jack McCordick is a senior in Branford College.
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FEATURE: Figures of Speech

MCCORDICK: Don’t mess with Texas

Something is rotten in the American university — or so say the founders of the University of Austin. Launched in early November by a group of […]

MCCORDICK: The conservative free speech charade

Alas, another incident at Yale Law School has given even more grist to the cancel-culture mill. On Oct. 13, The Washington Free Beacon, a conservative […]

MCCORDICK: Tilting at ‘illiberal’ windmills

Decrying the putative leftism of elite colleges has been standard right-wing fare for decades — William F. Buckley’s 1951 “God and Man at Yale” pioneered […]

A Broken Promise Land

Six months after its release, I still don’t know anyone who’s actually read President Obama’s memoir, “A Promised Land” (though I do have one friend […]

David Frum ’82 talks immigration policy

David Frum ’82, a senior editor at The Atlantic and an outspoken conservative critic of President Donald Trump, visited Davenport on Monday to discuss American […]

Yale Art DUS exhibits in Times Square

Visitors to Times Square experience an overload of commercial stimuli: glossy advertisements, flashing brand names and airbrushed models. But Yale professor and professional photographer Lisa […]

Opposition leader talks Russian politics

Leonid Volkov, a 2018 Maurice R. Greenberg World Fellow, admitted that he was an unlikely candidate for campaign manager and chief of staff for the […]

YCBA highlights contemporary British painter

On Thursday, the Yale Center for British Art unveiled the first exhibition in the United States dedicated solely to the work of contemporary British painter […]

A Not So Terrible Country

I was sitting on my bed in my dorm in the center of Moscow when a notification on my phone informed me that Russia had […]

Valerie Pavilonis
Norwegian Summer

I’ve learned the hard way that there are certain books you should avoid taking on public transportation. Chris Kraus’ “I Love Dick” is one; Baratunde […]