Hundreds lie down on Wall St. to protest Brown, Garner decisions
For four and a half minutes Friday afternoon, more than 750 students, professors and members of the Yale and New Haven communities lay on Wall Street in protest of recent announcements not to indict the police officers who killed Michael Brown and Eric Garner.
News Analysis: Who has Salovey’s ear?
The departure of Linda Lorimer, Yale’s vice president for global and strategic initiatives and one of the most influential administrators at the University, signals a sea-change in the upper echelons of the Yale administration.
Students debate Ferguson on online forums
When news broke that a grand jury had declined to indict a white police officer who shot an unarmed black teenager, Michael Brown, in Ferguson, Missouri, Yale students — most of whom were away from campus for Thanksgiving — took to Facebook.
Trans/Gender week highlights progress for LGBTQ community
Trans/Gender Awareness Week, which ran from Nov. 10 to Nov. 20, hoped to start conversations across campus about gender identity and gender expression and to create a community with New Haven and Connecticut residents of people who can share their experiences with each other.
After frigid wait, no tickets left for The Game
Ethan Brill ’16 only received his ticket for the Harvard-Yale football game this coming Saturday after waiting two-and-a-half hours in line outside Payne Whitney Gymnasium. But not everyone was so lucky.
Chi Psi pulls bid for Lake Place house
Amid complaints from neighbors and the University, Yale’s chapter of the Chi Psi fraternity withdrew its Board of Zoning Appeals application for its 13 Lake Place property.
Africa week brings challenges to the fore
Despite their recent efforts to reach out to the Yale community through a week full of events celebrating African culture on campus, many African students still feel misrepresented at the University.
Princeton violated Title IX, DOE says
Princeton University violated Title IX legislation, the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights department announced Wednesday.