Chen, Jetha, Lapinig, Lu, Saadi, Wong: Title IX’s resonances for race

As recent graduates and current students at Yale, we urge the University to seize the impending Title IX investigation as an opportunity to re-evaluate how it addresses all forms of prejudice on campus. Although the University has regulations on the books that theoretically address sexual harassment on campus, we must question how well these regulations »

Students should fight stereotyping of Muslims

February 23, 2007 • 0
When the first Muslim elected to Congress, Rep. Keith Ellison, D-Minn., put his hand on Thomas Jefferson’s Quran at his swearing-in ceremony this past January, he made history. In becoming the first, however, he also sparked much hype in the United States, provoking a flood of shrill denunciations and criticisms about the role of Islam »

Anti-Muslim posters shatter cultural illusions

November 27, 2006 • 0
There are certain things I have come to expect at Yale, whether it is the familiar walkways and Gothic arches as we drift from classes to meetings against a backdrop of elm, or the dining hall conversations laced with intellectual debates as we sit facing portraits of the luminaries who have come before us. Even »

A ‘wedding’ with all Iraq on the guest list

February 3, 2005 • 0
Ever since I can remember, my parents have been sharing stories with me about Iraq and why my family had to flee before I was born. I have relived memories with them about the horrors of their situation, from the story of their five cousins who were tortured and murdered to my great aunt who »