SHINER: Gay night in Singapore

April 2, 2012
“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 »

Group says Yale invests irresponsibly

November 18, 2008
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 »

Pollan dishes out views on nutrition

April 24, 2008
“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, »