Another Yale Fail

In what can only be characterized as a new low in the university building re-naming mania, Yale University, an alma mater of which I am increasingly embarrassed, has recently seen fit to establish a “Committee to Establish Principles on Renaming.” Needless to say, the committee, composed of faculty, alumni and students, has, as a matter … Continued

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Yale Before Political Correctness

I attended Yale from 1993 to 1997. My roommates—a Jewish-American legacy from Cleveland, a Nigerian-born Christian from London, a Canadian-born Chinese-American atheist from Boston—and I, an atheist immigrant from St. Petersburg, Russia living in New York, were “the multicultural room.” We represented four continents, five nations, three (ir)religions, and eight or nine different personalities (I … Continued

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