In face of intolerance, reflection is crucial

January 29, 2007 • 0
In recent months, a number of incidents have taken place on the Yale campus that disturb the sense of community most of us value and are accustomed to here. We have witnessed anti-Muslim cartoon postings; words considered blatantly offensive by many students in campus publications; and a homophobic incident that was not meant to hurt »

Why having free speech at Yale matters

March 1, 2005 • 0
Last November, 5,200 issues of the Yale Free Press, which had been distributed to 11 residential colleges and Swing Space by the paper’s staff, disappeared from all of them, apparently stolen. We find such actions deplorable and shameful in a University that takes seriously its commitment to freedom of the press and free speech. This »