Yale chapter of history society revived
For the third time in the past decade, Yale is reviving its chapter of Phi Alpha Theta, a national honor society for history. With the support of the History Department, 14 students re-established the group this year in an effort to build community and stimulate discussion among students interested in history at Yale. Though Yale »
Former senator condemns congressional polarization
Former Indiana Governor and Senator Evan Bayh lamented the polarized nature of the American government in a Monday talk in Linsly-Chittenden Hall. During the event, which was sponsored by the William F. Buckley Jr. Program, Bayh — a Democrat who served as governor from 1989–97 and senator from 1999–2011 — spoke to approximately 30 audience »
City considers converting streets to two-way
The New Haven Department of Transportation is considering converting 10 downtown one-way streets into two-way streets. The Department of Transportation has brought on Fuss & O’Neill, an engineering consulting firm, to create a new road grid to reflect a pedestrian, bike and car-friendly transportation system. After the firm conducted initial research, it held several charrettes »
Lewis talks Yale-NUS
Yale-NUS College is doing well so far, according to Yale-NUS President Pericles Lewis and Yale-NUS Dean of Students Kyle Farley.
World Fellows Forum encourages rethinking of ideas
On Sunday afternoon, the Yale World Fellows program kicked off its biennial World Fellows Forum — bringing together more than 100 current and former fellows to celebrate intellectual accomplishments and debate new or reinvigorated ideas. The forum — which attracts emerging international leaders to Yale each year to reunite with colleagues, attend social gatherings and »
Lipman praises strict teachers
Modern society should be stricter with children, according to Joanne Lipman ’83. Lipman, the founding Editor-in-Chief of Condé Nast Portfolio magazine and Portfolio.com and member of the Yale Daily News board of directors, spoke to around 20 students Tuesday in the Davenport Master’s House. In her talk, Lipman discussed her latest book, “Strings Attached: One »
Abramowitz advocates solar power
America needs to take the lead in the shift toward green energy, and Yale students can help said Yosef Abramowitz, the president and CEO of Energiya Global Capital.