Leah Meyer
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MEYER: Pronouncing empathy

Yalies don’t speak often of this creature, who isn’t nearly as monstrous as its more omnipresent and ominous parents, Failure and Stupidity. But perhaps that makes it more insidious. The embarrassment it causes isn’t covered by what seems to be a campus policy of attempting to soothe (rightly so) self-consciousness with encouragement and reassurance.