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SAE sanctions: Drastic or insignificant?

February 17, 2015 • 0
Despite a college-wide email announcing penalties imposed upon the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity for violating University sexual misconduct policies, including a ban from campus, the sanctions may not be as harsh as they sound.
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In cases of forced withdrawal, law provides little guidance

February 17, 2015 • 0
A recent lawsuit against Quinnipiac University has highlighted gaps in the laws surrounding forced withdrawal policies.
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SAE banned from campus after violating sexual misconduct policies

February 13, 2015 • 0
After a formal investigation by the University-Wide Committee on Sexual Misconduct into the organization, Yale’s chapter of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity is facing a number of sanctions: a ban on on-campus activities, a ban on communication via Yale University email systems and bulletin boards, and a prohibition on the use of the name SAE in connection with the University. These sanctions will be in place until August 2016.
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New mental health dialogue revives old questions

February 12, 2015 • 0
In the on-again-off-again cycle of mental health advocacy at Yale, the death of a student has once again thrust the University into a period of intense conversation about how students with mental illnesses fare here, and led some to wonder what will transform conversation into action.
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YCDO to undergo internal review

February 11, 2015 • 0
As the University prepares for the opening of two new residential colleges — and does so with a host of new administrators just settling into their jobs — an internal examination of the Yale College Dean’s Office aims to more clearly define administrators’ roles in a period of institutional change.
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Withdrawal’s unexpected burden: money

February 5, 2015 • 0
The expenses of being a full-time Yale student are well known, ranging from tuition to textbooks to meal plans. But for some students who withdraw from the University, a less expected, heavier financial burden awaits.
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Alcohol policies prioritize student involvement

February 4, 2015 • 0
The past two years have seen a significant increase in the percentage of calls for medical transport in alcohol-related emergencies that are made by students.
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Administrative turnover opens gate to a new era

February 2, 2015 • 0
In the past year, three top administrators have decided to say goodbye to the institution to which they have each dedicated four decades of their lives.
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Yale to participate in national sexual assault survey

January 30, 2015 • 0
Yale has signed up to participate in a nationwide survey about sexual assault in higher education — one of the largest such polls in history.
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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.