Ellison: A trying time for tenure

February 15, 2010 • 14
The shocking murder of three faculty members and wounding of three others at the University of Alabama on Friday was, no doubt, an act of a narcissistic and severely disturbed mind. The accused, Amy Bishop, an associate professor of biology who had been twice denied tenure presumably had a great deal of emotional baggage about »

Ellison: Safe campus, unsafe streets

September 10, 2009 • 11
With well-advertised programs like 2-WALK and the Minibus, as well as the healthy distribution of blue phones around campus, any student who feels apprehensive has means to get home safely. Despite the occasional warnings from Police Chief James Perotti, Yale deserves a reputation for having a safe and secure campus. Yet I have one safety »