Huntsman condemns political polarization
Former Republican presidential candidate Jon Huntsman had a simple request for every student at his talk yesterday — “change the world when you leave this institution.”
Salovey praises cultural centers
University President-elect Peter Salovey wore two hats during Wednesday afternoon’s panel on the role of cultural centers on Yale’s campus, speaking both as Yale’s next president and as a social scientist.
Conservative publisher criticizes affirmative action
Before a full Sudler Hall last night, American Conservative publisher Ron Unz called for Ivy League universities to admit 80 percent of their students randomly and eliminate undergraduate tuition — all in an effort to remedy an “outright corrupt” college admissions process.
‘January Joiner’ brings horror to the stage
With the Jan. 9 premiere of “January Joiner” at New Haven’s Long Wharf Theatre, writer Laura Jacqmin ’04 is challenging two conventions of theater by confronting body-image issues on stage and bringing horror to live audiences for one of the first times. The play, which Jacqmin called a “weight-loss horror comedy,” uses obesity as a »
Religious leader emphasizes education
Bawa Jain, secretary-general of the World Council of Religious Leaders, spoke about religious diplomacy during a lecture Wednesday afternoon.
Windows 8 arrives on campus
Though most Yale students use Apple computers, the release of Windows 8, Microsoft’s new operating system, might lead to a few converts. A group of student employees at a booth in the Yale Bookstore are promoting the new Windows platform, which came out on Oct. 26, to the store’s customers. Despite the popularity of Apple »