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Changes at YU, Charted

January 3, 2017 12:05 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

As a fourth year student on campus, I remember the good old days of YU. During this bygone bucolic era, Golan was free on Mondays, Glueck elevator doors opened instantaneously, and the Belfer wind tunnel simply didn’t exist. Imagine that, FTOC. At least, I think that’s what I remember; I’m not really sure now. After four years of intense schooling and thumpingly loud street music, it’s possible a neuron or two got fried. So how do we look back objectively... Read more

Possible Changes to Morning Programs Coming

October 1, 2014 11:49 am Published by 1 Comment

A RIETS Rosh Yeshiva once said, “YU is the last bastion of sanity.”  One can guess that this rabbi did not have the pleasure of being pre-med at YU. The YU dual curriculum is a challenging system to navigate. Although many students flock to YU specifically in order to experience the meshing of Torah and secular studies that YU offers, no one would claim that the experience is a relaxing one. In order to be successful in both Torah and... Read more