Month: September 2017

Party of the Right whip sheet condemned as racist

Party of the Right whip sheet condemned as racist

A Party of the Right whip sheet inviting Yale students to debate the topic “Resolved: Reform the Savages” incited student uproar Friday evening over its use of offensive language and images. The debate in question was held at 7:45 p.m. on Thursday night at 279 Crown St, according to the […]

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Eight key projects awarded Harvard Global Institute grants

Eight key projects awarded Harvard Global Institute grants

In its third year of awarding grants, the Harvard Global Institute (HGI) will fund eight projects that engage faculty across six Harvard Schools and extend its geographic scope and research capacity. The Harvard Global Institute was established by President Drew Faust in 2015 to promote University-wide, interdisciplinary scholarship on pressing […]

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Yale affiliates arrested

Three members of the Yale community — Reverend Robert Beloin, Reverend Karl Davis and history professor Jennifer Klein — were arrested on Monday for blocking the entrance to a courthouse in Hartford during a demonstration against the planned deportation of Franklin and Gioconda Ramos, undocumented immigrants facing imminent removal from […]

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Committee considers artists for Grace Hopper windows

As first-year students in Grace Hopper College arrived at the Roosevelt Thompson dining hall for their inaugural banquet this fall, they were greeted by a smiling portrait of the hall’s namesake—a high-achieving black student who died just two months before his graduation. But just two years ago, the college’s first […]

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Chun weighs how to keep students on campus

Every day, student tour guides tout the residential college system as the heart of the Yale experience to tourists and prospective Yalies alike. But, as the number of students living off campus rises each year, Yale College Dean Marvin Chun must work to keep that selling point a reality. A […]

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Global affairs changes praised

A few weeks before the start of classes, global affairs major Andi Peng ’18 received a link to pre-register for seminars she was interested in taking, heralding what Yale’s global affairs majors hope will be an era of increased focus on the undergraduate program. Last spring, the Yale Jackson Institute […]

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Female faculty advocate diversity

The Yale Women Faculty Forum held its opening reception on Tuesday in the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library as women leaders from across campus reflected on the past and highlighted a progressive vision for the future. The reception kicked off with speeches from Claire Bowern, the new chair of […]

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OJ film screens at WHC

The verdict of OJ Simpson’s landmark case, which gripped the nation’s attention in 1994, shocked many Americans. But Ezra Edelman, the creator of “OJ: Made in America,” an Oscar-winning documentary that premiered last year, does not understand why everyone was surprised. “People still don’t seem to engage [the trial] in […]

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Grounds maintenance trims carbon emissions

Yale’s fleet of lawnmowers, hedge trimmers and chainsaws are buzzing into the environmentally conscious 21st century as the Office of Facilities works to replace diesel-powered equipment with battery-powered alternatives by the end of the calendar year. In 2005, Yale committed to reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 43 percent by 2020. […]

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