New YCC reps. elected

September 15, 2008 • 1
For the members of the Yale College Council Executive Board who gathered in Linsly-Chittenden Hall on Friday night to tabulate the results of last week’s elections, the vote-counting party was something of an anti-climax. While competition for seats on this year’s Freshman Class Council was fierce in some colleges, spots on the YCC were in »

Mead talks religion

September 12, 2008 • 3
Although science can now explain many of the mysteries of nature, the religions which provided these answers in centuries past are far from becoming obsolete, according to Walter Russell Mead ’76, a visiting fellow in grand strategy and international studies at Yale. In fact, religious doctrines are playing an increasingly significant role in international conflicts, »