There's a cultural script for how a senior class at mine or any other school is meant to behave right at the end. So screw the script. I molded my memories as I saw fit. During senior week, that meant finding significance in the places here that mattered to me.
I was terrified when I came to Yale. A big part of me thought I wasn't good enough. But a big part of life is ignoring the naysayers especially the one inside you. Most people are stopped from doing great things by no one but themselves.
Totally stumped, I wrote this speech the same way I did every other Yale paper ... Last night, before opening a Word document, I finished a box of Cheez-Its, stalked my Facebook crush, I checked Buzzfeed, Facebook stalked again, and then I called my Mommy.
The NCAA, along with the press and advertising agencies, uses TV, radio, phone applications and social media to influence a certain way of thinking.
Meryl Streep is used to awards by now. She is, after all, the reigning queen of cinema and has held that fictitious but totally accurate title for dec...
Arianna recently sat down for a discussion with Amy Chua, a professor at Yale Law School and author of the books "Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother" and...
Marina's final advice and challenge to her classmates was, "Let's make a difference." To me, that's a comment from an inspired leader and shows us a spark of her personal dream
Those cut out to be teachers are a breed apart. The good ones, who make a difference in people's lives, are priceless gems cherished long after they'r...
The reason that Kwasi's success doesn't depend on which school he attends is because Kwasi has cracked the "big secret" that I hope to instill in every one of my students: ultimately, the power to succeed lies in you.
As someone who works with many dozens of hopeful high school seniors every year, yesterday, waiting for the Ivies to make their announcements, was a stressful day.
When someone is doing something they are engaged in, the quality of their work and positive energy is evident --- and these benefits can be leveraged and shared
Project Storefronts is just one really cool element of New Haven. The city is filled with them. Check out these gems.
In the past three weeks alone, I have spent ten hours at Yale Health, our student health center. The medical professionals think I have an eating disorder -- but they won't look past the number on the scale, to see the person right in front in them.
For the last 16 months, Mark Reid, a veteran of the U.S. Army Reserve, was separated from his teenage daughter and family not by a war in another country but by our own government's immigration detention system.
Within hours of the opening activities, the handful of women (myself included) out of 500 attendees, grouped up and shared our disbelief over what we were seeing.
The 2014 Environmental Performance Index (EPI) ranks 178 countries on how well they perform on high-priority environmental issues in two broad policy areas: protection of human health from environmental harm and protection of ecosystems.