Imagining the future of the Schwarzman Center
In the basement of the newly renamed Schwarzman Center, which currently hosts “totally hideous” storage rooms and the occasional cockroach, a much different future is being imagined: a naturally lit space suited for studying, socializing and even nursing a drink at an underground pub.
Sig Ep suit shows dearth of regulations
On a given Friday or Saturday night, few rules govern the festivities within the countless fraternity houses that define the social experience of many American college students.
Schwarzman committee seeks student input
With little fanfare, the blue plaque that labeled the building on the corner of Grove and College streets as “Commons” was replaced this summer by another sign reading “Schwarzman Center.” But administrators are planning far more publicity for the next steps of the building’s transformation, which will turn it into a massive student center by 2020.
Davis drops “master” title, spurring debate on campus
Religious Studies professor Stephen Davis’s announcement that he no longer wishes to be referred to as the “master” of Pierson College has initiated a debate over the use of titles at Yale, with some calling Davis’s decision commendable and others arguing that is fails to take into account the history of the term.
Stress clinic closure leaves fewer mental health options
Nearly two months after the Yale Stress Center closed its doors to patients, members of the Yale community who are ineligible for many of Yale’s on-campus mental health resources are still struggling to find a replacement.
SigEp called to trial in tailgate lawsuit
A Superior Court judge in Waterbury has ordered the national Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity to proceed to trial as a defendant in a lawsuit stemming from the 2011 Harvard-Yale tailgate crash that left one woman dead.