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An Interview with David Pepper, Ohio Democratic Party Chairman

"My book has sort of a happy Washington ending where once they discover that the election was rigged they do something about it, and what’s so sad is that for the last year and a half, Congress hasn’t been able to find its way to do anything about any of these issues."

An Interview with Zephyr Teachout, Former New York Gubernatorial Candidate

"There’s no end to the story. I’m still fighting the Party of the Right."

Featured Interviews

An Interview with David Pepper, Ohio Democratic Party Chairman

"My book has sort of a happy Washington ending where once they discover that the election was rigged they do something about it, and what’s so sad is that for the last year and a half, Congress hasn’t been able to find its way to do anything about any of these issues."

An Interview with Zephyr Teachout, Former New York Gubernatorial Candidate

"There’s no end to the story. I’m still fighting the Party of the Right."

A Yale Professor Explains: Daniel Mattingly Talks Xi Jinping

“It’s a violent business being an autocrat, and it will only worsen because of this unclear succession process.”

An Interview with Gareth Evans, Former Foreign Minister of Australia

"[UN conventions] do reflect genuinely universal values, and it's time we recognize that, and we have to in order to give them salience. It’s not just yours versus ours."

An Interview with Gina Raimondo, Governor of Rhode Island

"We’ll have a stronger democracy if everyone has their voice heard and everyone has confidence in a voting system."

Eliminate the Contribution

Participating in the rally was, for me, uplifting and inspiring. The student income contribution is an undue burden on low- and middle-income students, and it’s got to go.

Politics of #WalkUpNotOut

Students, generally speaking, are in school to learn, not to be crisis counselors, psychologists, or even outreach officers.

The Feminism of Jacinda Ardern’s Pregnancy

When asked how she managed both morning sickness and the task of installing a new government, Prime Minister of New Zealand Jacinda Ardern responded "It's what ladies do."

An Interview with Stephen Cognetta, founder of HackMentalHealth

“It’s crazy how relevant the skill of active listening was from being a Lyft driver to being a Product Manager at Google to being a suicide hotline counselor. I would just tout that skill as one of the most incredible skills you can learn.”

YCC Presidential and Vice-Presidential Candidates: Saloni Rao and Heidi Dong

ASL offered for credit. The Domestic Summer Award. The First-Year Handbook. This past year, the YCC has been instrumental in instituting a number of major changes on campus. These came as the result of advocacy and careful thought, and though they took a lot of time, their implementation was the culmination of a lot of […]

YCC Presidential Candidate: Azaria King

Azaria King, BK '20, explains why she should be YCC President.

YCC Vice-Presidential Candidate: Casey Ramsey

Casey Ramsey, Murray '20, explains why he should be YCC Vice-President.

Eliminate the Contribution

Participating in the rally was, for me, uplifting and inspiring. The student income contribution is an undue burden on low- and middle-income students, and it’s got to go.

YCC Presidential and Vice-Presidential Candidates: Saloni Rao and Heidi Dong

ASL offered for credit. The Domestic Summer Award. The First-Year Handbook. This past year, the YCC has been instrumental in instituting a number of major changes on campus. These came as the result of advocacy and careful thought, and though they took a lot of time, their implementation was the culmination of a lot of […]

Featured Interviews

An Interview with David Pepper, Ohio Democratic Party Chairman

"My book has sort of a happy Washington ending where once they discover that the election was rigged they do something about it, and what’s so sad is that for the last year and a half, Congress hasn’t been able to find its way to do anything about any of these issues."

An Interview with Zephyr Teachout, Former New York Gubernatorial Candidate

"There’s no end to the story. I’m still fighting the Party of the Right."

YCC Presidential Candidate: Shunhe Wang

Shunhe Wang, Morse '20, explains why he should be YCC President.

Frisky Business: Cat Cafes Pounce on New Markets

Breaking Mews: New Haven's first cat cafe opens.

Devotional Activism

Abdul-Rehman Malik conducts experiments in social justice

#MeToo in Connecticut: The Long Wharf Theater Faces Claims of Sexual Assault

"My hope is that with celebrity, awareness will also raise the rest of everybody else.”

Underwater Farms: The East Coast Oyster Industry Fortifies Itself Against a Changing Environment

"There are oysters, bizarrely, improbably, bobbing in the waters of a channel cutting through urban Bridgeport."

Spiderweb: Whispers of Wealth at Jonathan Edwards College

"Equality in funding for colleges was already debated in nascent years of the system."

“Scott Lewis: Innocent Man”

"Lewis was convicted in 1995 and sentenced to 120 years in prison."

“A Seat at the Table”: New Haven Activists Fight Food Insecurity

“Unfortunately, we’re seeing the need for food assistance grow in Connecticut.”

Yale Graduate Students Respond to Tuition Tax

How will a tax on tuition waivers impact Yale students pursuing graduate study?

Americans Can’t Afford a Tuition Tax

"Now is not the time to be silent: the next few weeks could determine the fate of higher education in our country."

An Interview with Gina Raimondo, Governor of Rhode Island

"We’ll have a stronger democracy if everyone has their voice heard and everyone has confidence in a voting system."

Politics of #WalkUpNotOut

Students, generally speaking, are in school to learn, not to be crisis counselors, psychologists, or even outreach officers.

Featured Interviews

An Interview with David Pepper, Ohio Democratic Party Chairman

"My book has sort of a happy Washington ending where once they discover that the election was rigged they do something about it, and what’s so sad is that for the last year and a half, Congress hasn’t been able to find its way to do anything about any of these issues."

An Interview with Zephyr Teachout, Former New York Gubernatorial Candidate

"There’s no end to the story. I’m still fighting the Party of the Right."

Money and the Met

The renowned Metropolitan Museum of Art shelves its “pay-as-you-wish” admissions policy in favor of a flat fee

An Interview with Joel Benenson, Chief Strategist and Pollster to Obama and Clinton Campaigns

"Everything about [Obama’s] campaign from beginning to end—the culture, the historic nature of it—was secondary; it was just an unbelievable team effort, and he was an extraordinary candidate."

An Interview with Evan McMullin, Former Independent Presidential Candidate

"We’ve got to have leaders who will not give in to the temptation to exacerbate and then capitalize on those divisions for political purposes."

An Interview with Gretchen Carlson, TV Journalist and Author, “Be Fierce”

"When I jumped off the cliff all by myself in July 2016, there was no MeToo hashtag or Time’s Up. It was just me alone taking on an incredibly powerful man."

Blind Spots

Transgender cancer patients fight their disease and our medical system.

Fishing for Solutions: Take a Vet Fishing Offers New Options for Veterans

“Just getting back out on the water and doing some fishing with great friends made it one of the best days of my life. Camaraderie is awesome, and these are all brothers and sisters of mine who would’ve had my back during war."

Drawing the Line: Redistricting in Pennsylvania’s 15th District

“It’s like predicting a snowstorm,” Borick said. “You kind of know it’s gonna snow, but lots of little variables could take place to make it two inches or a foot."

Health and Heart for Undocumented Residents

Finding Home in a New York Pharmacy

REVIEW: Seeking Answers After Domestic Abuse in “A Better Man”

"What is the best way for victims to achieve closure, if possible?"

Monumental Worries: A Rift over Land Rights in the Wild(ish) West

“The land is being loved to death."

The Feminism of Jacinda Ardern’s Pregnancy

When asked how she managed both morning sickness and the task of installing a new government, Prime Minister of New Zealand Jacinda Ardern responded "It's what ladies do."

An Interview with Jo Aggarwal, Co-inventor of Wysa

"Our mission is to make the world mentally resilient, it isn’t to cure depression—it isn’t to cure a mental illness. We’re out there to make sure that nobody is completely alone."

Featured Interviews

An Interview with David Pepper, Ohio Democratic Party Chairman

"My book has sort of a happy Washington ending where once they discover that the election was rigged they do something about it, and what’s so sad is that for the last year and a half, Congress hasn’t been able to find its way to do anything about any of these issues."

An Interview with Zephyr Teachout, Former New York Gubernatorial Candidate

"There’s no end to the story. I’m still fighting the Party of the Right."

Much Ado About NAFTA

“There’s more to the Mexican economy than meets the eye."

Scare Tactics and Silencing: Hun Sen’s Brutal Crackdown on Opposition in Cambodia

“Anyone the government decides is part of this color revolution could be next in the net.”

Angola’s Nearly Fallen Eden

The battle to resurrect a nation’s wildlife

“Pride and Politics”: Gibraltar’s Battle with Brexit

“Spain will always try and impose and influence as they want Gibraltar back due to pride and politics."

Up, Up, and Away

Alphabet’s latest moonshot seeks to provide internet through balloons

Taj Mahal or Tejo Mahalaya? Hindu Nationalists’ Revisionist Assault on Islam in India

“This is what will happen to you if you spread love jihad in our country."

European Anti-Semitism: Residual Yet Perpetual

"All throughout the numerous European successes and crises, anti-Semitism has remained in some form."

Black Gold: Curbing Demand for Drugs in the Golden Triangle

"There is no other business like growing poppy that will earn enough money."

Political Shifts in Zimbabwe: The Leadership of Emmerson Mnangagwa

"Mnangagwa seems likely to reestablish dialogue with neighboring countries and the international community."

World Cup 2022: Human Rights and Fostering Social Change in Qatar

"If the 2022 World Cup is held in a Qatar that looks the same as the Qatar of today, it is a burden that both FIFA and the Qatari monarchy will bear."

Eliminate the Contribution

Participating in the rally was, for me, uplifting and inspiring. The student income contribution is an undue burden on low- and middle-income students, and it’s got to go.

Politics of #WalkUpNotOut

Students, generally speaking, are in school to learn, not to be crisis counselors, psychologists, or even outreach officers.

Featured Interviews

An Interview with David Pepper, Ohio Democratic Party Chairman

"My book has sort of a happy Washington ending where once they discover that the election was rigged they do something about it, and what’s so sad is that for the last year and a half, Congress hasn’t been able to find its way to do anything about any of these issues."

An Interview with Zephyr Teachout, Former New York Gubernatorial Candidate

"There’s no end to the story. I’m still fighting the Party of the Right."

March for Our Lives and the Most Potent Antidote to Violence

"If something is ailing society, and if we are to turn the tide back to a life-affirming course, the healthy segment of the body must rise up. No less than the survival of our Republic depends on it."

What’s On, TC?: Poltergeists and Pals

TC Martin reviews Buzzfeed Unsolved – Supernatural Season 3 in the latest installment of his column.

Why I Don’t Want to Talk About the Sexual Climate on Campus (At Every Meal)

"While it's important to discuss the sexual climate on college campuses and other spaces, it is also important that we don’t subject sexual assault and harassment survivors to a bombardment of unwanted memories or harsh judgments."

A Porn Revolution: Potential and Reform in the Industry

“The sex can stay dirty, but the values have to be clean.”

A Hesitant #MeToo

"#MeToo has only begun to expose the violence embedded in society, but the discussion cannot end here."

Trump, “Shithole” Countries, and Political Correctness: A Response

"The undeniable success of the liberal American state is due in large part to a dark, often-ignored underbelly of racism and prejudice."

The Fashion Shepherds: How Trends Arrive from the Runway to our Wardrobes

"Before seeing so many styles debuted on the runway, I overlooked the influence of fashion shepherds."

The Problem With Humans of New York

"Some of this suffering is the cause of human relationships, but much of it has to do with social crises like housing segregation and discrimination."

“That Constitution will be no more!”: Trump, Jefferson, and Presidential Challenges to the Judiciary

"Trump’s actions may have precedents, but Jefferson’s intrusions into the judicial system were repudiated and proved politically damaging."

The Politics of the Holiday Season

Jack Kelly writes about the political nature of the holiday season.