Michael Magdzik
MAGDZIK: The lessons we’ll learn

Even as we move boldly forward, it’s difficult not to look back and wonder whether we did everything the way we were supposed to, or try to figure out what we should take away from our experience.

MAGDZIK: Protecting the sanctity of marriage

We should take bold action to inject the American institution of marriage with renewed meaning – and we can start by criminalizing adultery. Here’s why we should.

MAGDZIK: Booker and the American city

The relative contribution one Yalie can make in a place like Mobile, Alabama or Worcester, Massachusetts might be far greater than what they would make in a place like New York City.

MAGDZIK: Who belongs at Yale

Ensuring low-income students apply and matriculate should be our goal, and a bridge program may just give some very valuable students the necessary confidence to come here and enrich us all.

MAGDZIK: Grading and the purpose of the College

Character is not forged in the dungeons of Bass.

MAGDZIK: Education, our best investment

In his State of the Union, President Barack Obama has proposed expanding preschool using federal-state partnerships, targeting those below 200 percent of the poverty line for a family of four.

MAGDZIK: For an end to soda at Yale

Big Soda fights to enrich its coffers, nothing more.

MAGDZIK: God and us at Yale

The end result is that there is precious little public discussion going on about God and what it all means.

MAGDZIK: Constructive speech rules

The trick is figuring out how to carry those norms with us to broader society, where these principles seem weak or non-existent.

MAGDZIK: Your personal inauguration

At the moment, I feel as though I cannot in good conscience comment on the substantive content of President Obama’s second inaugural address.

MAGDZIK: When shopping breaks down

Are we planning on waiting until next year?