Arianna Huffington, the media magnate and progressive leader, visited campus on Monday for an event with the Yale College Democrats.

Social issues still pervade America, Huffington says

November 29, 2011
Arianna Huffington of Huffington Post fame discussed the role progressivism should play in American politics Monday night. The editor-in-chief of the Huffington Post Media Group and co-founder of the content aggregating blog and news website spoke to roughly 80 students in the Branford common room about failures of the Obama administration and the upcoming presidential »
Hackathon gave seven teams of local programmers the chance to gain coding experience and potential job opportunities.

At Hackathon, programmers develop ideas, products

November 7, 2011
Armed with energy drinks, 10 pizzas and assorted bags of chips, members of the Yale and New Haven communities buckled down for 17 hours this weekend to write computer programs at a “Hackathon” on campus. The Hackathon, an event organized by Sebastian Park ’13 that ran from Saturday night to Sunday afternoon, drew 31 programmers »

Spitzer urges more regulation

October 26, 2011
Self-regulation in markets “inevitably” leads to failure and corruption, former Governor and Attorney General of New York Eliot Spitzer asserted Tuesday. In the midst of the nationwide Occupy movement against economic inequality, Spitzer argued for government regulation of markets in the Yale Political Union debate “Resolved: An Unregulated Market is a Corrupt Market.” Spitzer addressed »

STEP teaches recycling

October 16, 2011
Live music, free clothes and kettle corn abounded on Old Campus Sunday afternoon as the Student Taskforce for Environmental Partnership (STEP) held an event meant to teach Yalies ecologically sustainable lives. Over 100 students, alumni and members of the New Haven community attended Greenfest, which educated them about various recycling methods through a series of »

New program encourages diversity in op-ed writing

October 13, 2011
A new program introduced at Yale in the spring aims to bring more female and minority experts into the field of opinion writing. The Yale Women’s Faculty Forum and the Provost’s Office have provided $50,000 to sponsor the Public Voices Thought Leadership Fellowship at Yale, which pairs senior faculty members with writing mentors from the »

CHITUC: Yalies for minding your own business

September 20, 2011
I am a Yale student who respects diversity of opinion, because a society where the ideals of one can be imposed on another is not a free one. With my love for diversity in mind, I would like to offer a criticism of Undergraduates for a Better Yale College. I may myself be in a »