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.

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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.

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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.

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

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.”

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

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University announces new directors of three cultural centers

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

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

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

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NEWS ANALYSIS: Is the Schwarzman Center necessary?

Yale has promised to build a state-of-the-arts facility that will provide students with the opportunity to gather in a central space that has never existed before. But perhaps the reason it has never existed is that it has never been necessary.

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Levin received $8.5 million payout

Former University President Richard Levin received an additional $8.5 million payout from Yale after his retirement.

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Donation will transform Commons into “world-class campus center” by 2020

With a $150 million donation from Blackstone founder Stephen Schwarzman ’69, Yale has committed to a comprehensive renovation of Commons that will transform it into a hub for student life.

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Hudak, spirited Saybrugian and CS prof, succumbs to cancer

After a nearly six-year battle with leukemia, Paul Hudak, professor of computer science and master of Saybrook College, died last night surrounded by his family. He was 62 years old.

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Holloway announces comprehensive reforms of withdrawal and readmission policies

After months of controversy, Yale College has committed to comprehensive reforms of its withdrawal and readmission policies — some of which will go into effect immediately.

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