We impose a heavy burden when we both expect from ourselves and demand of others a constant stream of stories.
April 24, 2014
I’m always surprised by the number of students, alumni, and faculty that tell me they have never gone inside the cemetery.
April 4, 2014
The question of “What are you reading now?” is at its best an intimate question. If we are in the game of believing that ideas matter, then the ideas we pursue are more revealing than any bikini.
March 7, 2014
For me, it is simple. Every single one of us here has benefitted from Yale College, and donating to the Senior Class Gift is a gesture of gratitude. A thank you.
February 18, 2014
In January, Lena Dunham, the star and creator of HBO’s hit series “Girls,” defended Vogue’s decision to publish altered images of her on their cover.
February 7, 2014
The notion that we should all be comfortable sharing and hearing all sorts of intimate details about one another cheapens the power of words.
January 24, 2014
Not to knock seminars, but our bodies stick with us for life, and Introduction to Medieval Birthing Songs doesn’t.
November 8, 2013
If Yale is serious about producing leaders for the next generation, it should more actively encourage students to consider taking time off.
October 10, 2013
I can’t remember the last time I received an email from a professor that was signed Professor [Last Name].
September 23, 2013
We should take marriage at least as seriously as we take our career considerations.
April 24, 2013
The diversity of the Yale student body means that friendships will take more work.
March 6, 2013