Month: August 2017

Yale to remove offensive stonework from library entrance

Yale will remove from Sterling Memorial Library a stone carving that depicts a Puritan holding a musket to the head of a Native American, University officials announced Tuesday. The announcement comes in the wake of widespread criticism of the University’s decision earlier this year to cover the musket with removable […]

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Mnuchin ’85 responds to classmates’ calls for his resignation

Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin ’85 reaffirmed his allegiance to President Donald Trump on Saturday in response to an open letter signed by fellow graduates of the Yale College class of 1985 urging him to resign in protest of recent comments made by the president. Mnuchin responded to the letter, which […]

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Alumni letter urges Steve Mnuchin ’85 to resign as treasury secretary

In an open letter circulated on Friday, members of the Yale College class of 1985 called upon their classmate, Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin ’85, to resign immediately in protest of President Donald Trump’s comments on a rally in Charlottesville, Virginia last weekend in which far-right hate groups clashed with counter-protesters, […]

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Trump comments on monuments recall Calhoun debate

The violence in Charlottesville last weekend — set off by a white nationalist rally against the planned removal of a Confederate statue on the University of Virginia campus — has put a fresh spotlight on the years-long debate at Yale that culminated in the renaming of Calhoun College in February. […]

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Presidential advisory committee chaired by Schwarzman ’69 disbands

The White House business council led by prominent Yale donor Stephen Schwarzman ’69 disbanded on Wednesday, after President Donald Trump came under fire for his comments on the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia. Schwarzman — who donated $150 million to Yale in 2015 to fund the construction of the Schwarzman Center […]

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8 Portion-Control Hacks That Really Work

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Women Who Chase The Sun

Women have played a key role in observing solar eclipses and expanding our understanding of how the Sun, our nearest star, works. Source: Huff Ivy League

Genetic Testing And Maternal Mental Health

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