WOLF-SOROKIN: Sowing the seeds for change

November 21, 2014
Unlike a TV ad, which loses relevance the day after the votes are cast, grassroots organizing builds the foundation for future political movements. As young people, college-aged Americans are most often the boots on the ground.
Scott Rasmussen, co-founder of ESPN and founder of Rasmussen Reports, discussed political dynamics in Linsly-Chittenden Hall.

Pollster Rasmussen criticizes Republican discourse

September 27, 2013
Scott Rasmussen declared that the national political discourse surrounding the Republican Party’s failed 2012 campaign is “irrelevant and a total waste of time.”
Andrew Grass

YCC | Andrew Grass ’16, secretary

April 8, 2013
Andrew Grass ’16 believes the most important task of the Yale College Council secretary is to streamline communication and make the organization more effective.

Study finds Facebook hostility toward elderly

April 2, 2013
Facebook may be changing forms of social interaction across the world, but age-based discrimination still pervades the site.

Architecture professors discuss Latrobe

February 27, 2013
On Feb. 21, the American Institute of Architects College of Fellows awarded Bimal Mendis ’98 ARC ’02 and Joyce Hsiang ’99 ARC ’03 with the 2013 Benjamin Henry Latrobe prize for research that will advance the field of architecture.

Live-streaming gains popularity

February 15, 2013
When Cory Booker LAW ’97 speaks at this year’s Class Day ceremony, he will be speaking to an audience much larger than the members of the class of 2013 and their relatives.
Edward Stankiewicz, a professor in Yale’s Slavic Languages and Literatures Department for 42 years, was a pre-eminent linguistics scholar.

Professor of four decades dies at 92

February 11, 2013
Edward Stankiewicz, a Holocaust survivor who joined the Yale faculty in 1971 and pioneered the field of Slavic linguistics, died on Jan. 31 of cardiac arrest.
Former United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan spoke to Yale students at a Jackson Institute for Global Affairs-sponsored talk Thursday afternoon.

Kofi Annan advocates for change

February 8, 2013
For Kofi Annan, former Secretary General of the United Nations, change has defined his life.
In a Thursday Master’s Tea, Louisiana Superintendent of Education John White proposed strategies for national education reform.

Education superintendent pushes school reform

February 1, 2013
Though a long way from the public schools he oversees in Baton Rouge, La., John White presented his vision for education reform in America.
Due to concerns with academic pressure on rushees, Yale sororities, including Kappa Alpha Theta, lengthened their recruitment period from three to five days.

Sororities extend recruitment period

January 29, 2013
Donned in semiformal attire, roughly 180 women participated in the annual sorority recruitment held over the last week.

State grapples with budget

January 24, 2013
Two reports released in the past two weeks by the state Office of Policy and Management detailed the grim fiscal picture for Connecticut.
Columnist George Will advocated for a rational brand of conservatism in a Thursday afternoon talk.

George Will advocates for rational conservatism

January 18, 2013
Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist George F. Will delivered an impassioned defense of the right in America Thursday afternoon.