Chen, Jetha, Lapinig, Lu, Saadi, Wong: Title IX’s resonances for race

As recent graduates and current students at Yale, we urge the University to seize the impending Title IX investigation as an opportunity to re-evaluate how it addresses all forms of prejudice on campus. Although the University has regulations on the books that theoretically address sexual harassment on campus, we must question how well these regulations »

At Yale, college life can be a family affair

January 11, 2005
Selma Regan, the two-year-old daughter of Trumbull College Dean Jasmina Besirevic-Regan, leads a comfortable life with the amenities Trumbull offers her: a playset she can enjoy daily, a spacious courtyard to explore on warm spring afternoons, and the company of 420 older brothers and sisters. “It’s a very friendly place for kids,” Besirevic-Regan said of »

Bike thieves leave some without wheels

December 2, 2004
Though Liza Young ’06 knew bicycle theft was a problem in New Haven, she hardly expected what happened to her this past summer. Using a combination lock, Young had secured her bicycle to a chain-link fence on Lynwood Place one Friday evening only to return on Monday morning to find it missing. When she reported »

For some, classroom was home sweet home

November 9, 2004
Ashley Lynn ’05 was not schooled. She was “unschooled.” In elementary school, Lynn’s days were happily free from homework, books and teacher’s dirty looks. She did what she wanted, when she wanted. And she still got into Yale. While many Yale students hail from America’s Andovers and Exeters, other Yalies are part of an unusual »

Candidates’ classmates watch as race closes

November 1, 2004
While most voters will look to the past few months of campaigning to decide their vote in tomorrow’s presidential election, some will look back as far as 42 years. For many alumni who attended college with President George W. Bush ’68 and Mass. Sen. John F. Kerry ’66, recalling their shared days at Yale is »