Hashemi’s experience is asset to University

March 2, 2006
All societies must remain both continuous and open in order to allow change to manifest in positive ways. Rahmatullah Hashemi ’09 represents a changing Afghani society, the memory of its past and the openness of its future. Negative reactions to Hashemi’s presence on campus, namely the belief expressed by Harold Koh, the dean of the »

Reclaiming Christianity from the Christian right

February 22, 2005
On the train ride back to Yale from Boston in the morning hours of Nov. 3, 2004, my best friend looked at me through eyes tearing with frustration and said, “Your people did this.” She turned her head to the aisle and spent our trip upset and without words. I am a Christian. I also »

Lo ’05 e-mails Levin to criticize threat’s handling

February 27, 2004
Eleven months after several students entered the suite of Katherine Lo ’05 and left a message threatening Muslims on her door, Lo sent an e-mail to Yale President Richard Levin last Friday demanding a more extensive administrative response to this and other alleged racist incidents. In the e-mail, which Sunny Kim ’06 sent to Yale »

Connections to expand

February 23, 2004
Cultural Connections, a student pre-orientation program known for building community among minority students, will admit non-minority students beginning next year, Yale College Dean Richard Brodhead announced in an e-mail to students Friday. Brodhead said the change in policy supports Yale College’s commitment to fostering personal and cultural interaction “across the whole spectrum of social difference” »

S. Asian studies garner attention

February 16, 2004
This article has been corrected. You may view this article’s correction here. Student members of the South Asian Society and faculty members of the Yale Center for International and Area Studies (YCIAS) South Asian Studies Council have worked together in recent weeks to increase awareness about South Asian studies course offerings in Yale College. The »

Minority advisors are picked

February 11, 2004
Yale President Richard Levin announced the members of the recently reinstated Minority Advisory Committee (MAC) yesterday in an e-mail to Yale students, faculty and staff. Administrators, professors, undergraduate students and graduate students comprise the 15-member standing committee. Levin said the committee will advise him on campus-wide issues and policies related to minority groups. Molly Martinez »

Frat focuses on ‘getting word out’

February 4, 2004
Students identify many of Yale’s fraternities with specific sports teams. But instead of bonding on the field, brothers of AEPi are united by their Hebrew heritage. Alpha Epsilon Pi, a Jewish-affiliated fraternity also known as Epsilon Upsilon, has rejoined the campus fraternity scene after a four-year hiatus. Yale’s AEPi chapter was originally founded in 1991, »

Reps flock to largest MUN ever

February 2, 2004
Yale International Relations Association members this weekend hosted the largest Model United Nations conference ever hosted at Yale. High school delegates represented ambassadors from specific countries and worked to find solutions to current issues facing the international community. The conference boasted 1,140 delegates from 63 high schools around the world and featured speakers such as »

Dining halls spur hiring concerns

January 29, 2004
Students and Yale dining hall employees said Wednesday that recent conflicts between dining hall workers in front of students have heightened their concerns about University hiring practices. Dining hall workers and managers said they think loopholes in the disciplinary system make it difficult for managers to keep their employees in check. Ezra Stiles and Morse »

Students criticize MAC selection

January 28, 2004
Concerned Black Students at Yale called for the reinstatement of the Minority Advisory Committee last spring, but some members said Monday that recently chosen representatives to the MAC do not reflect a committee suitable to address current race issues on campus. CBS member Shelita Stewart ’04 and other CBS members said they are disappointed that »

Students celebrate King Day, diversity

January 20, 2004
Students observed Martin Luther King, Jr. Day this weekend with four days of community service projects, activities ranging from readings of King’s speeches to artistic presentations and frank discussions on race relations at the University. Monday was the third time Yale has held no classes on the federal holiday. A variety of student groups organized »

GESO, UOC run parent forums

December 4, 2003
This article has been corrected. You may view this article’s correction here. While many Yale families invited cousins and grandparents to their homes last week, several families of Undergraduate Organizing Committee members hosted alumni, prospective Yalies, current students and their parents at forums to discuss teaching at Yale. Members of the UOC and the Graduate »