Robert Li
Li: Why no love for the B.A./M.A.?

I frequently reference a cute little cheat sheet called “Yale at a Glance,” a pamphlet the Visitor’s Center uses to stun tourists and woo prospective […]

Li: Your canon, for us

When I received my acceptance letter from Directed Studies in the summer of 2006, I had no idea how I got in, or what was […]

Li: IS: Secondary to nothing

I have often found it tricky to explain what exactly my major is to people outside Yale. “History and International Studies” sounds perfectly normal as […]

Li: Funding service trips would help all

“Dude, I really wanna go on that Reach Out trip and help the kids in Nepal; it’s gonna be so sick. But the problem is […]

Li: Ideals and ideas live long

Through history, the American eagle has flown overseas and back, wrestling with a dilemma: How, and to what extent, should the United States be engaged […]

Academic spotlight shines on New Haven students

Renowned pediatric neurosurgeon Benjamin Carson ’73 — known for cracking open skulls — promoted his investment in opening the minds of youth Friday at an […]

Boycotting Olympics vitiates global harmony

As riots rage in Tibet, the call for boycotting the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing is becoming increasingly popular among politicians. Earlier this week, following […]

Dalai Lama sows seeds of selfish plan in Tibet

Partly because of his own mysteriousness and partly because of the time-honored Western romanticization of Tibet as an unpolluted Shangri-La, the Dalai Lama’s popularity has […]

Flawed criticism of China breeds propaganda

Being critical is easy. One could be critical of every aspect of his life, ranging from the school he choose and the pen he writes […]