Month: October 2017

Law School clinic helps free man after 23-year sentence

Lamonte McIntyre was arrested on April 15, 1994, accused of committing a double homicide earlier that day. He spent the next 23 years behind the bars of a Kansas City jail for a crime he did not commit. Over two decades later, and with the help of a Yale Law […]

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Undergrad-made film examines lives of cops of color

In the minutes leading up to 6 p.m. in the Luce Hall Auditorium on Monday night, a series of facts appeared on the screen for members of the Yale and New Haven communities to contemplate, such as “What percentage of white police officers think deaths of blacks during police confrontations […]

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Students, faculty rally behind lecturer

When Ben Weiss ’20 selected his sophomore adviser last spring, he broke with convention. Although most undergraduate mechanical engineering majors chose the department’s director of undergraduate studies as their adviser, Weiss had a “particular affinity” for Beth Anne Bennett ’91 — the mechanical engineering lecturer who taught his ENAS 151 […]

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Off-campus housing rate falls

The Yale College Dean’s Office remains concerned about the number of students living off campus, even as off-campus housing rates dipped this year after a roughly decade-long trend of an increasing number of students living outside the residential college system. “The residential college system is at the heart of a […]

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Dems host Catalbasoglu ’19 for Q&A

The Yale College Democrats will wait to decide whether to endorse Haci Catalbasoglu ’19 — who is running uncontested for Ward 1 alder — after hosting him on Monday night for the first Q&A session of his campaign. During the Q&A, which took place in WLH 211, Catalbasoglu fielded questions […]

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Yale creates new ways to tour campus

With updated online virtual tours and the creation of a new smartphone tour app, there are now more ways to explore Yale than ever before, both on campus and from the comfort of one’s own home. Originally created in 2011, the virtual tours allow people to see Yale’s campus, halls, […]

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Showrunner unsure how audiences will react to gay lead

A Monday evening tea at Saybrook College featured Michael Rauch, showrunner and executive producer of the new CBS drama “Instinct,” whose main character is the first gay male lead to anchor an hour-long network television show. Rauch spoke in the Biggs House of Saybrook College with a moderator, Aaron Tracy, […]

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New VP promotes global strategy

The new office of former Yale-NUS President Pericles Lewis is scattered with memorabilia and photos of the school he helped found just five years ago. But Lewis’ office overlooks Timothy Dwight College, not Yale-NUS campus, as he assumes the roles of inaugural vice president for global strategy and deputy provost […]

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Chun joins AACC for informal chat

Before a crowd of about 60 students, Yale College Dean Marvin Chun, a man accustomed to speaking about University policy, touched on a more personal subject — his family. “If you ask me to choose which title I like the most, I like ‘Yale parent’ the most,” Chun said, smiling. […]

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Pauli Murray honors accomplished alum

Friends and family members of the late Janifer Lighten ’83, the inaugural president of the Yale Black Alumni Association, gathered with other members of the Yale community on Saturday afternoon to celebrate the dedication of the Janifer Lighten Theater at Pauli Murray College. A mother of four children — all […]

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