On August 5, Yale students and faculty came together to participate in The Politic’s first ever mental health roundtable, moderated by Sophia Hahn ’24, to discuss the mental health crisis among young adults.
“There’s an idea behind this building—using common materials for ordinary people but levitating them [and] making dreams out of the mud.”
In attempting to mathematize love, we overestimate what the algorithm can provide and underestimate what human variables can do.
Thus far, the university has successfully made vaccine equitability the centerpiece of its vaccine distribution efforts. But as Connecticut expands COVID-19 vaccine eligibility, Yale must continue to expand its current efforts.
The world is not perfect and will never be perfect as we will never all agree. However, we must agree that the protection of human rights is a universal problem that requires a solution.
The space is home to an unlikely bunch of superheroes: some sip Iraqi cardamom tea, others blast “Despacito” from behind the counter, and many of them have chosen to don a hijab in place of the traditional cape.
“At the end of the day we’re not serving robots,” Tai insists. “We’re serving people with complex histories, who have histories of distrust for the medical system.”
“Individuals expressed to us that they felt that with preexisting conditions, COVID-19 would be a death sentence for them before they heard back from their public defenders, private attorneys, or the courts.”