Month: February 2016

N. J. Gov. Christie endorses Trump for president

New Jersey Governor and ex officio University trustee Chris Christie endorsed Republican businessman Donald Trump’s presidential campaign last Friday, Feb. 26. “I can guarantee you that the one person that Hillary and Bill Clinton do not want to see on that stage, come next September, is Donald Trump. They know […]

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Yale files joint amicus brief against graduate student unionization

Alongside other elite universities and colleges, Yale filed an amicus brief on Monday to the National Labor Relations Board to argue against a pending Columbia University case on graduate student unionization. The Columbia case, along with a similar one involving New School graduate students, could permit graduate students to bargain […]

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Society opt-in offered again

Printed on thick paper and enclosed in elegant envelopes sealed with wax, tap letters have been sent out to members of the junior class over the past few weeks, marking the beginning of the senior society recruitment process. Unlike in past years, however, this year the entire tap process will […]

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Former SOM dean dies at 81

Paul MacAvoy GRD ’60, professor emeritus of management studies at Yale School of Management and a former dean of the school, died in Sarasota, Florida on Feb 24. He was 81. MacAvoy — who is survived by his wife and two children — joined the SOM as a professor of […]

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Yale-NUS club leaders visit Yale

Despite their exhaustion and jet lag after long flights from Singapore to the U.S., a delegation of Yale-NUS students navigated packed schedules of meetings with their Yale peers to compare notes on student clubs. In a continued effort to boost exchanges between student organizations at Yale and Yale-NUS, the Singaporean […]

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Shabbat encourages student wellness

Wellness took center stage from sundown Friday to sundown Saturday as students practiced mental, social and physical wellbeing through a series of events called “Wellness Shabbat.” “Wellness Shabbat,” initiated by Jordana Gardenswartz ’18 — a peer wellness champion through the Yale Wellness Project — took place during the traditional Jewish […]

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Event celebrates black feminism

In a packed banquet room in the Afro-American Cultural Center, six women of color shared their unique experiences navigating the intersection between race and gender at a Black Feminist Open Mic Night Sunday evening. In honor of Black History Month, the Women’s Center held its monthly open mic night in […]

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New TigerTransit lines propose better access to EQuad, Boathouse

TigerTransit will pilot two new bus lines, one between Princeton Station and the EQuad and the other between Princeton Station and the Boathouse, from Feb. 29 to March 11, according to Undergraduate Student Government President Aleksandra Czulak ’17. The bus on the EQuad loop will run approximately every 30 minutes […]

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USG discusses bathroom code replacement

The Undergraduate Student Government senate discussed replacing bathroom codes with proximity card access  in their weekly meeting on Feb. 28. “I’m very happy that after a year and a half, we finally have a bathroom recommendation,” University Student Life Committee chair Jenny Zhang ’18 said. According to Zhang, survey results […]

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