Month: July 2016

Quora: 4 Things to Think About if You Want to Go to Harvard

How can a High schooler prepare to get into Harvard? originally appeared on Quora – the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answe… Read more: Harvard, Harvard University, Education, College, College Admissions, Education News Source: Huff Ivy League

Clinton LAW ’73 accepts historic nomination

Hillary Clinton LAW ’73 made history Thursday night, becoming the first woman ever to accept a major party’s presidential nomination. In a passionate speech at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Clinton, the 10th Yale alum to be nominated for president, made the case for her candidacy by discussing her […]

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Students participate in DNC, RNC

With the United States embroiled in one of the most heated presidential elections to date, several Yalies have taken front-row seats at the Democratic and Republican National Conventions these past two weeks and rallied behind their respective presidential nominees. On Tuesday, Sergio Lopez ’18 cast his vote for Hillary Clinton […]

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Americans must reject fear and cynicism, says President Obama

PHILADELPHIA — The United States is a great, strong country that depends on Americans achieving together, President Barack Obama told the Democratic National Convention in his closing remarks on Wednesday night. Upon Obama’s entrance into the arena, many audience members rose from their seats. Minutes later, they chanted his slogan “Yes, […]

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Tim Kaine accepts nomination for vice president

PHILADELPHIA ­– Virginia Senator Tim Kaine accepted the Democratic Party’s nomination for vice president on Wednesday night at the 2016 Democratic National Convention. He repeated his motto of “Faith, family and work,” intermingled with Spanish, to applause from the audience. He said he developed his faith, his North Star for orienting his […]

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No other major party nominee as unprepared for dealing with national security as Trump, says Biden

Vice President of the United States, Joe Biden, took the stage Wednesday night at the 2016 Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia to praise Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton’s record and attack the Republican nominee, Donald Trump. Biden started his speech by highlighting President Barack Obama’s accomplishments over his eight-year term […]

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Former CIA Director interrupted by ‘No More War’ chants from DNC crowd

When former Secretary of Defense and Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Director Leon Panetta addressed the DNC crowd before 9 P.M. on Wednesday, parts of the audience on the arena floor erupted with discontent. Many protested with signs and chants Panetta’s assertion that Clinton had encouraged the Obama administration to pursue […]

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Asian-Americans speak up for Black lives

Inspired by the nationwide crowd-sourced initiative Letters for Black Lives, the Asian American Students’ Alliance at Yale released a statement on Facebook earlier this month to address recent police brutality against Black lives as well as anti-Black sentiments within Asian American communities. AASA’s stance reflects larger grassroots efforts among younger […]

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Women Top the Stage Second Night of DNC

Women Top the Stage Second Night of DNC

PHILADELPHIA — While the themes of the second night of the Democratic National Convention touched topics such as the September 11 terrorist attacks, global security and domestic progressive issues, many speakers tied each topic back to women’s rights. Although former President Bill Clinton was one of the most anticipated speakers of the night, […]

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The Conversation US: The Science Behind Hillary Clinton’s Problems with Trust

By Jillian Jordan, Yale University and David Rand, Yale University Large swaths of the American public want Donald J. Trump to be their president – m… Read more: Hillary Clinton, Hillary Clinton 2016, Democratic National Convention, Donald Trump, Psychology, Cognitive Science, Trust, Psychological Science, Game Theory, Yale University, Politics News […]

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