“Master” fades in Pierson, but persists elsewhere

September 4, 2015
Within the red-brick walls of Pierson College, the word “master” is disappearing.

Imagining the future of the Schwarzman Center

September 3, 2015
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

September 3, 2015
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.
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Schwarzman committee seeks student input

September 2, 2015
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.
The namesake of Calhoun College, John C. Calhoun, Class of 1804, has come under renewed scrutiny.

Titles and college names fall under renewed scrutiny

August 28, 2015
The start of the fall semester will open a campus-wide debate over names and titles that have drawn new and criticism for their racial undertones.

Davis drops “master” title, spurring debate on campus

August 28, 2015
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

August 28, 2015
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

August 17, 2015
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.

Stephen Davis asks Pierson students not to call him “master”

August 14, 2015
Amid ongoing campus discussion of racially charged names and symbols, Stephen Davis, who has led Pierson College since July 2013, has requested that students refrain from referring to him as “master.”

Sexual misconduct report lists 56 complaints filed in first half of 2015

August 4, 2015
The University received 56 reports of sexual misconduct in the first half of 2015, according to the latest Semi-Annual Report of Complaints of Sexual Misconduct, released Tuesday.

University announces new directors of three cultural centers

May 29, 2015
After months of deliberation, new directors have been announced for three of Yale’s cultural centers.

Tyler Carlisle ’15 stabs classmate before jumping to his death, reports say

May 26, 2015
Police are investigating the stabbing of a Yale student and the probable suicide of the alleged attacker, also a Yale student.