Workshops tackle sex issues
The Sexual Literacy Forum is holding five teaser workshops to allow students to preview student-facilitated discussion groups that will be held weekly in the spring.
Indigo Blue continues off-campus
Both the University and Indigo Blue have separately continued to provide programming for Yale’s Buddhist community following administrators’ abrupt decision last month to cut ties with the center for Buddhist life.
BSAY celebrates legacy of activism
Over 150 students and several faculty and alumni attended the culminating event of BSAY’s Homecoming Week, a weeklong series of panels and events intended to promote discussion about the history of black students at Yale.
LGBTQ groups expand in cultural houses
Despite the LGBTQ Cooperative’s large following at Yale, some students are looking to create new outlets for LGBTQ students within their own cultural communities. Fonzy Toro ’15 created De Colores, a group for Latino LGBTQ students, at the beginning of the school year, and now students in the Asian-American Cultural Center are creating an LGBTQ »
Romney concedes election
BOSTON — The convention hall was silent and somber as each news station called Ohio, and then the President Barack Obama’s re-election. A man consoled his young son, who had burst into tears when he heard the news. Clusters of people stood silently, teary eyes fixated on the screens. The scene was a stark contrast »
Romney’s gubernatorial legacy questioned
BOSTON, Mass. — Although Obama won Massachusetts last night by 23 percentage points as of press time, Gov. Mitt Romney’s headquarters — and the beginnings of his political career — are in Boston. Several Boston residents interviewed on Election Day recalled their largely lukewarm feelings about Romney, who served as the state’s governor from 2003 »
Indigo Blue closure questioned
Two weeks after the University ended its nine-year relationship with Indigo Blue — a nonprofit center for Buddhist life at Yale — students remain upset over its abrupt termination and the administration’s decision to cut ties with the program’s leader, former Buddhist Chaplain Bruce Blair ’81. Though University Chaplain Sharon Kugler met with students on »
Slifka center in flux
last spring, the Joseph Slifka Center for Jewish Life at Yale has undergone several structual changes that aim to revamp the organization given new economic realities. Over the past several months, the Center has seen multiple staff transitions, including the re-appointment of the Slifka Center Board of Trustees, the selection of David Raphael as interim »
Second campus climate assessment begins
Though the Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights closed its investigation into Yale’s sexual climate this past summer, the University is continuing to evaluate its resources for addressing and reporting sexual misconduct. Yale’s 15 Title IX Coordinators are seeking input from the student body and holding focus groups with randomly selected participants from across »
Buddhist chapel shut down
Students hoping to attend nightly Buddhist meditation sessions in Battell Chapel found an empty room last Monday. Last week, the University ended its nine-year relationship with Indigo Blue, a nonprofit center for Buddhist life at Yale, and its director Bruce Blair ’81, said University Chaplain Sharon Kugler in a Friday email to the News. All »