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Poem by Mari Oye

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Oye: Culture shock at home

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Oye: Mourning close to home

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Mayersohn and Oye: The devil is in the details

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Mayersohn and Oye: Democracy and Afghanistan

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Oye and Mayersohn: Addressing Afghanistan

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Sirleaf talks women in politics

At age 70, Liberian President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf has no intention of slowing down: “There’s too much to do,” she said at a talk Thursday. Before a packed audience in Battell Chapel, Johnson-Sirleaf, who is the first female president of any African nation, discussed the need for women to participate in politics — both in Liberia […]

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Japanese ambassador urges U.S. cooperation

Fighting climate change is one of the biggest challenges the United States and Japan will need to face together, Japanese Ambassador Ichiro Fujisaki said Wednesday afternoon. Before an audience of nearly 100, Fujisaki argued that Japan and the United States will be able to make more progress on environmental issues now that President Barack Obama […]

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Georgian officials discuss conflict with Russia

With memories of conflict with Russia only a few months old and domestic unrest growing, it is a tense time to be a Georgian ambassador. To make matters worse, many Americans can only imagine a Georgia south of the Carolinas — not in the south Caucuses. “We welcome the delegation from Georgia — that is, […]

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Writer talks torture

With a series of executive orders earlier this week, President Barack Obama set in motion the closure of the detention center at Guantanamo Bay, reversed seven years of legal wrangling by the administration of George W. Bush ’68, and left reporter Jane Mayer ’77 looking for a new story to write. Speaking to a packed […]

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Sheehan sounds off

Cindy Sheehan’s “soapbox” is making a temporary stop at Yale this week. Sheehan, 51, an anti-war activist whose son Casey was killed while serving in Iraq in 2004, made the case for political activism and argued that Democratic politicians should move farther left at a Stiles College Master’s Tea and a Yale Political Union debate […]

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Students allege Bass café swapped espresso

Students hoping to pull all-nighters during Reading Week may want to avoid the Thain Family Café. According to several reports from student employees and a document obtained by the News that appears to be part of the café’s internal records, some managers at the café have been substituting decaf espresso for caffeinated espresso at various […]

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