University

UP CLOSE: In sexual misconduct, data offer limited guidance

April 13, 2015 • 0
As the nation focuses its attention on campus sexual misconduct, students, administrators and activists alike turn to data for answers. But low reporting rates mean most stories go untold — leaving universities largely unguided in their efforts to address a widespread yet simultaneously highly particular problem. On Dec. 2, 2014, thousands of students, faculty and »
University

Alternatives to MH&C abound, despite costs

April 8, 2015 • 0
While many students have recommended that Yale Mental Health and Counseling address refer patients to therapists outside of Yale Health, this suggestion has been repeatedly rebuffed.
University

Campus cameras prompt privacy concerns

April 6, 2015 • 0
During the internal examination of YPD procedure that followed an officer’s detention of Tahj Blow ’16, investigators drew heavily upon video footage of the incident. Questions have since emerged about the level of video surveillance on campus.
Students confronted administrators at the mental health forum on Feb. 25.
University

Admins meet YCC halfway on mental health proposals

April 3, 2015 • 0
Five weeks after an open forum in which Yale College Dean Jonathan Holloway refused to commit to addressing the Yale College Council’s 2013 and 2014 recommendations on mental health point by point, he, along with Director of Yale Health Paul Genecin, has done just that.
University

National sexual misconduct survey released

April 2, 2015 • 0
Today, Yale is launching its installment of one of the largest nationwide surveys on campus sexual assault.
University

Changes to FroCo training to focus on wellness

April 2, 2015 • 0
Under continued campus scrutiny of Yale Health’s Mental Health & Counseling division, administrators have hosted open town halls, distributed questionnaires and suggested that they are willing to reform Yale’s formal resources. What has received less attention is their quiet adjustment to another, more informal mental health resource on campus: the freshman counselor program.
The Cottage is Davenport's party suite.
University

Party suites raise questions of funding, safety

March 31, 2015 • 0
As students across Yale College prepare for spring housing draw, certain suites within each residential college may bear a special appeal or lack thereof: the so-called “party suites.”
Sci-Tech

In MH&C, the session limit does not exist

March 27, 2015 • 0
As students and administrators focus on the state of Yale’s mental health resources, questions of availability have become particularly contentious — namely, whether students are allowed more than 12 visits to Mental Health & Counseling per year. The short answer is yes, they are.
University

Withdrawal policies spark questions of access

March 26, 2015 • 0
In campus discussion about Yale’s policies for withdrawal and readmission, students and administrators alike have focused on how to make a difficult process less alienating.
University

Gentry, fixture of student life, to depart for Sewanee

March 24, 2015 • 0
After eight years of service, Associate Vice President for Student Life and Dean of Student Affairs Marichal Gentry will be leaving Yale at the end of June.
University

Cultural groups seek more UOC funding, inclusivity

March 24, 2015 • 0
Following a review of Yale’s cultural houses revealed the need for more funding to the University’s primary source of diversity programming, students involved with Yale’s cultural organizations have mentioned another obstacle to obtaining the money they seek: the Undergraduate Organizations Committee.
University

With Student Aid Bill of Rights, Obama looks to protect borrowers

March 11, 2015 • 0
Amidst on-campus discussion about reforms to Yale’s financial aid policies, President Barack Obama has issued a new Student Aid Bill of Rights that would enhance protections for student borrowers nationwide.