POWERS: T-Pain and the assault on Old Campus

April 20, 2012
Two years ago, the Ying Yang Twins were paid to perform at Spring Fling. At the time, I was on the Yale Women’s Center Board. I spent that week bristling at the Spring Fling Committee’s decision to invite them, putting up signs in protest, writing an incendiary column for the News and bitterly realizing that »

Powers: Don’t gender my Spring Fling

April 26, 2010
Yesterday, students from across Yale’s campus, both men and women, gathered in the Women’s Center to Take Back the Night. For two hours, students shared their personal narratives of sexual violence in an effort to build solidarity and draw attention to its persistence in our society. Tomorrow, the Ying Yang Twins will perform at Spring »