Opinion

SHINER: Gay night in Singapore

April 2, 2012 • 18
“You know that Sunday night is gay night, right?” My friend wanted to make sure I knew what I was getting into. I didn’t, but no matter. Three Sundays ago, a group of Yalies and I proceeded to Clark Quay, Singapore’s premier nightlife district, and owned the dance floor in a club at least three-quarters »
University

Group says Yale invests irresponsibly

November 18, 2008 • 8
Organizers of the Responsible Endowment Project on Monday accused Yale of placing endowment dollars in ethically questionable investments and called on the University to curtail the practice. At a panel discussion that drew an audience of about 150, REP leaders argued that some of Yale’s investments support environmentally unsustainable practices and worker mistreatment. To humanize »
University

Pollan dishes out views on nutrition

April 24, 2008 • 0
“Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants.” Such is the tagline of author and ecological gastronome Michael Pollan. Pollan shared his philosophy and discussed agribusiness, farm subsidies and his non-linear career with over 100 students at a Jonathan Edwards College Master’s Tea on Wednesday. His latest book, “In Defense of Food,” and previous best seller, »