Milan Singh
Staff Columnist
Milan Singh is a sophomore in Pierson College. His column, "All politics is national," runs fortnightly.
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SINGH: The Real Value of an “A”

They say that the only ‘A’ that matters is the one between the ‘Y’ and the ‘L’. And according to a recent faculty report, there […]

SINGH: Town and gown

A few weeks ago, I was invited to a party by a friend who goes to Harvard. “We can go to Felipe’s afterwards,” she said. […]

SINGH: Kevin McCarthy was no moderate

It brings me great pleasure to report that on Oct. 3, House Speaker Kevin McCarthy lost his job after his fellow Republican, Matt Gaetz of […]

SINGH: The positive externalities of underaged drinking

“You must be over the age of 21 to drink alcohol in the state of Connecticut.”  Since 1984, Congress has conditioned federal highway funds on […]

SINGH: Why I’m voting for Justin Elicker

On Tuesday, New Haven voters will pick their Democratic nominee for November’s mayoral election. I am voting for incumbent mayor Justin Elicker. Here’s why. Elicker […]

SINGH: Gov. Lamont, make school lunches free

They say there’s no such thing as a free lunch. But during the COVID-19 pandemic, there was: the Department of Agriculture made school meals free […]

SINGH: Why Directed Studies?

The spring before I matriculated, I took the Amtrak down to New Haven for a funeral. The day before the service, I had dinner in […]

SINGH: After affirmative action

The key question in Students for Fair Admissions’ lawsuits against the University of North Carolina and Harvard College was whether their affirmative action policies constituted unlawful racial discrimination against Asian American applicants. On June 29, the justices ruled 6-3 that both universities’ policies do, in violation of the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment. On that question, the Court’s majority was right.

SINGH: Let’s go Brandon!

Joe Biden is, officially, running for re-election. (Disclosure: I supported Biden for the Democratic nomination when he announced four years ago; I plan to vote […]

SINGH: Of course they won’t leave it to the states

On April 7, U.S. District Judge Matthew Kacsmaryk of Texas issued a ruling striking down the FDA’s authorization of mifepristone, a drug used for medication […]

SINGH: Lock him up

Donald J. Trump is going to be indicted by a grand jury in Manhattan, per The New York Times. The charges? That the former president […]