Children’s rights promoted at Yale
Three speakers shared their experiences advocating for and protecting underprivileged children around the world at the Yale United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) second annual Conference on Children’s Rights on Saturday. The conference covered a wide range of children’s issues, and sought to hone in on the abuse of children’s rights. This year’s conference drew a »
Social scientist discusses happiness
The secret to happiness may lie in four things — faith, family, community and work — according to Arthur Brooks, social scientist and president of the American Enterprise Institute. At a lecture hosted by the William F. Buckley Jr. Program at Yale and the American Enterprise Institute On Campus and attended by roughly 50 members »
HAVEN Free Clinic serves uninsured
HAVEN’s mission is to ensure primary medical care to an underserved population while adding a dimension to the medical education of volunteers.
Local businesses weather gun scare
Instead of the usual pedestrian traffic up and down the shops lining Chapel Street, rows of police cars and snipers criss-crossed the streets last Monday, responding to reports of a gunman on Yale’s Old Campus. When the University instituted a campus-wide lockdown from approximately 11 a.m. to 3:10 p.m. on Monday, police also ushered car »
Congressman talks social justice
The quest to achieve social justice is far from over, according to Congressman Luis Gutiérrez, a Democrat from Illinois. Gutiérrez, who is the nation’s first Latino congressman from the Midwest and an advocate for immigration reform, addressed roughly 50 students, faculty members and local residents Friday at an event sponsored by La Casa Cultural and »
Through cultural house, students practice Asian cooking
This year, students who wish to cook or sample traditional Asian dishes need look no further than the kitchen of the Asian American Cultural Center. Since the start of the fall semester, the AACC has begun a series of workshops titled “Connect with Cooking.” Interested or culinarily inclined students can sign up for classes — »
SIEGEL: End the focus on food
Maybe it’s just me, but I don’t need the incentive of quesadillas to hang out with my froco on a Saturday night.
Biden chief of staff speaks at St. A’s
At a lecture hosted by St. Anthony’s Hall on Friday afternoon, Reed offered his own insights regarding the current state of affairs in Washington before roughly 90 students.
Chabad moves to new home
Attendees of the organization’s Shabbat dinners now have a space in which to light candles and enjoy challah without crawling under tables and bumping shoulders.