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Student death raises questions on withdrawal policies

January 29, 2015 • 0
Hours before Yale College Dean Jonathan Holloway informed the campus community of the death of Luchang Wang ’17, the student herself had posted a suicide note on Facebook. In her message, she bid goodbye to her loved ones and to Yale.
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Wang ’17 remembered as brilliant, selfless

January 28, 2015 • 0
As news spread of the death of Luchang Wang ’17 Tuesday evening, classmates, friends and mentors remembered a young woman whose intellect was matched only by her compassion, whose care for her academic work ran as deep as her concern for the injustices she observed in the world around her. Wang died in an apparent suicide on Tuesday.
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YCC, admins discuss financial aid proposals

January 28, 2015 • 0
The Yale College Council has taken the first step toward turning its recommendations for financial aid reform into reality.
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NEWS ANALYSIS: Reporting sexual misconduct through the YPD

January 27, 2015 • 0
Over the course of four days last week, members of the Yale community received two emails from Yale Police Department Chief Ronnell Higgins reporting alleged instances of sexual assault on campus.
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SCSU student accuses Yale student of rape

January 26, 2015 • 0
Authorities are investigating a Southern Connecticut State University student’s claim that she was raped by a Yale student last weekend.
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Committee to reevaluate withdrawal policies

January 23, 2015 • 0
Following months of campus-wide discussion of the University’s mental health resources, Yale College Dean Jonathan Holloway has charged a committee with examining Yale’s withdrawal and readmission policies.
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At law school, a separate and murky process for misconduct

January 22, 2015 • 0
When the University-Wide Committee on Sexual Misconduct was established, each school at Yale was given the option of keeping its own complaint process or transferring the authority for hearing such cases to the UWC. Only the law school chose to keep its own disciplinary board.
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Student injured in fall from Bingham Hall

January 20, 2015 • 0
A Calhoun freshman was admitted to Yale-New Haven Hospital Monday afternoon with injuries sustained in a fall from the fourth floor of Bingham Hall, a freshman dormitory on Old Campus.
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Latin honors draw scrutiny, indifference

January 16, 2015 • 0
Discrepancies in grade point averages across different majors have led the Yale College Council to propose a new method of awarding Latin Honors.
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YCC, Women’s Center seek feedback on sexual misconduct

January 15, 2015 • 0
Amid ongoing national dialogue about sexual violence on college campuses, the Yale College Council and Yale Women’s Center are collaborating to assess the University’s sexual misconduct reporting resources.
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YCC calls for financial aid reform

January 12, 2015 • 0
Acting on student feedback, the Yale College Council is calling on the Yale Corporation and Office of Financial Aid to reform the University’s financial aid policies.
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Mixed-gender housing extended to sophomores

December 9, 2014 • 0
Mixed gender housing, currently only available to upperclassmen, will be extended to sophomores beginning next fall.