OCI is live for 2011-2012 school year

UPDATED: 6:17 p.m. Yalies, start blue-booking because courses for fall 2011 and spring 2011 are available on Yale Online Course Information (OCI). They have been up since Thursday afternoon. This academic year’s OCI release happened more than a week earlier than last year. A change to this year’s website is that key word searches yield […]

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Harold Koh defends U.S. involvement in Libya

Has Harold Koh flip-flopped? The former Yale Law School dean, now serving as the State Department legal adviser, is defending U.S. involvement in Libya without Congress’s approval. On Tuesday, he will appear in front of the Senate Foreign Relations to argue the White House’s actions are lawful. President Barack Obama has been criticized by Republicans […]

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ROTC not necessarily a guarantee, Times reports

ROTC’s return to Yale and other Ivy League universities that had banned the program might not be a guarantee, according to a Jan. 27 article in the New York Times. Part of the reasoning behind the doubt is that the military has limited money to set up new Reserve Officers’ Training Corps units. Therefore, the […]

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Obama supports ROTC’s return to campuses

Bring back ROTC. That message was a part of President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address Tuesday night. While he did not directly mention Yale University, Obama called on colleges that have barred military recruiters and Reserve Officers Training Corps (ROTC) programs to welcome them back. He also praised the repeal of “don’t ask, […]

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Yale Daily News Roundtable: ROTC

Multimedia reporter Baobao Zhang leads a round table on ROTC.

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Yale Daily News Roundtable: ROTC

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37 panlists spammed, students learn of others’ lost items

Did you get spammed? A mass e-mail chain has been circulating between students on 37 panlists on Friday night. The trouble all started when members of the production of the play “Seat Yourself” e-mailed students to advertise about their show. But they forgot to blind carbon copy (Bcc:) the panlists, which ranged from the Club […]

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Sing-note singing at Yale

Staff reporter Baobao Zhang investigates an a capella group on campus that few undergraduates ever see.

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ROTC may return to Yale

“Don’t ask, don’t tell” is history, and at Yale that means the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) might be the future. After President Barack Obama signed the repeal of “don’t ask, don’t tell” — the military’s policy banning gays and lesbians from serving openly — on Dec. 22, University administrators began working to reintroduce ROTC, […]

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Yalies support ROTC return, survey says

A new survey by the Yale College Council reveals substantial student support for ROTC’s return to campus. Of the 1,346 undergraduates surveyed this November, almost 70 percent support the establishment of an ROTC unit on campus. Nearly 300 respondents who are not in ROTC expressed interested in participating in the program, and almost 100 said […]

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Admins to discuss ROTC with military reps

Yale administrators are moving quickly to bring the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) back to campus since Congress voted last week to repeal “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell,” the policy that banned gays and lesbians from openly serving in the military. Since the Senate voted against the policy — which has been the University’s main objection […]

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DADT repeal may pave way for ROTC return

Could ROTC return to Yale after a 41-year ban? Congress’s decision to repeal ” “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell,” the military’s policy that bans gays and lesbians from openly serving, makes it easier for the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps to return to campus, said James Campbell ’13, who heads the Yale College Council ROTC Committee. The […]

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