OPINION
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FEINSOD: A divided Yale Law School confronts the Israel-Gaza war

On Feb. 5, two events were held within hours of each other at Yale Law School; each reflecting a radically different understanding of reality. The […]

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WAGNER: Do We Want Virtual Reality? Really?

If you could predetermine your experiences while floating in a tank with your brain plugged into electrodes, would you?

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AMEND: Literature Makes the World Go Round

After graduating seven years ago, I’ve learned that making money in America revolves around knowing finance, data and science. Making money means understanding economics and ways to do business, and working in geopolitics. Writers and people who study good books rarely make a lot of money. But their literature is what makes the world go round. 

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WILLIAMS: A Lonely Valentine’s Day is No Valentine’s Day At All

The evolution of how we see Valentine’s Day as we get older is hauntingly indicative of how loneliness has grown in our society.

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GUPTA: Promoting Produce is Not Enough

Food prices are rising again. The complexities of our modern world place pressures on farmers and food systems: the war in Ukraine provoked global fertilizer […]

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SU: Bigger Admissions Odds Lure Bigger Wallets

I never had any paid tutoring or college admissions support during my high school years. But I had to accept what was once an unfathomable fact: there are tens of thousands of parents who are willing to shell out tens of thousands of dollars to purchase a suite of services for their children without any guarantee of success.

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GLICK: Over Apple’s Garden Walls

A college student’s holy trinity — iPhone, iPad, and Macbook. These three devices are the foundation of what we call the Apple Ecosystem. There are […]

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MACKAY: Disagree. Please.

Well before the horrific terror attacks of Oct. 7 and Israel’s subsequent war in Gaza, discussing Israel on campus was complicated. Protests and rallies from […]

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BAYULGEN & DANIEL: For the Ancient Eight and beyond, diversity means survival

On one of our first dates together, the two of us walked past Skull & Bones and, full of curiosity, tried to sneak a peek […]

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DUNCAN: Why are you afraid?

Yalie small talk seems to follow trends depending on where we are in the school year. The current default question is “What did you do […]

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SINGH: Why I’m voting for Joe Biden

The short answer is because I’m a Democrat. But why am I a Democrat? I can boil it down to a single sentence: utility is […]