Opinion

Crosby, Gass, Shafer and Washer: For a more open religious community

In light of Christopher Yuan’s talk on Friday at an event sponsored by several campus Christian groups, we come forward as Christians first and foremost to repent. We repent for the silence and outright homophobia and transphobia from many organizations and individuals within our tradition, including those at Yale. We recognize that responses to gender »
Opinion

Shafer and Wittmer: Our silence is not agreement

September 16, 2009 • 2
Students at Yale don’t talk about Iraq and Afghanistan because we don’t have to. All too often, we’re apathetic about issues that seem distant from our lives, caring only about issues that seem to affect us directly or locally. We’re more likely to know yesterday’s Dow Jones average than yesterday’s death toll in Afghanistan; we’d »