Ideas

A discussion with the best and brightest at Yale.


Sunday, December 16
Ideas 12-16-12: Radicalism, Maternalism and Paternalism at Yale with Sam Chauncey ’57

On this episode of Ideas, we interviewed Sam Chauncey ’57, longtime Yale administrator and former special assistant to Yale President Kingman Brewster. Chauncey helped manage the volatile atmosphere on Yale’s campus during the New Haven Black Panther Trials of the 60s. Sam discussed why students are not nearly as radical or bold as students from…

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Ideas

A discussion with the best and brightest at Yale.


Monday, December 10
Ideas 12-9-12: Art with Alex Werrell ’13

On this episode of Ideas, we discussed the new exhibits at the Yale University Art Gallery with Alex Werrell ’13, the Frank Goodyear Student Curator at the Department of Ancient Art at the Gallery. We talk with Alex about the history of the Gallery, ethical dilemmas with art acquired through non-ideal means, and near the…

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Ideas

A discussion with the best and brightest at Yale.


Friday, December 7
Ideas 12-2-12: Poetry with Amelia Urry ’13

On this episode of Ideas, Michael, David, and I discussed poetry with Amelia Urry ’13, a senior English major in Timothy Dwight College and the Vice President of the Yale Dramat. We discussed why poetry is important and what purpose it serves, and Amelia even read out loud some poems for us! Length: 29 minutes…

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Ideas

A discussion with the best and brightest at Yale.


Sunday, November 25
Ideas 11-25-12: Israel and Gaza

Today on Ideas we discussed the conflict in Israel and Gaza with special guest Sam Telzak ’13, an Ethics, Politics, and Economics Major who is very familiar with Israeli politics having studied there previously. The discussion goes from the recent rocket attacks hitting Israel to the US-Israel relationship to Israel’s place in the future Middle…

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Ideas

A discussion with the best and brightest at Yale.


Tuesday, November 13
Ideas: Dean John Loge of Timothy Dwight College

On this November 4th episode of Ideas, David, Michael, and Konrad sit down with Dean John Loge of Timothy Dwight College to discuss residential college life at Yale. Dean Loge discusses the central importance of the residential college system at Yale and explains the role of a Dean and why he enjoys it. Famous for…

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