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YCC proposes academic changes

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Over winter break members of the Yale College Council worked to finalize several recommendations to the administration on academic changes.
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Academic minors to be weighed again

December 5, 2013 • 0
Three years after Yale College faculty members struck down a proposal to introduce academic minors into the undergraduate curriculum, the Yale College Council plans to try again.
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Alcohol report delayed

December 4, 2013 • 0
Despite months of delay, the University Council Committee on Alcohol has not finalized its advisory report on alcohol policy that was scheduled for release last spring.
April Ruiz ’05 was announced as the new Calhoun College Dean on Monday. Ruiz, who hailed from Morse College, majored in cognitive science and has a Ph.D. in psychology.
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After Woodard’s death, new Calhoun dean announced

December 3, 2013 • 0
Seven weeks after the sudden death of former Calhoun College Dean Leslie Woodard, April Ruiz ’05 was announced her successor.
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Students vote in favor of divestment

November 21, 2013 • 0
After months of campus controversy around the issue, Yale students voted to divest Yale’s endowment from the fossil fuel industry.
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Funding scarce for student organizations

November 21, 2013 • 0
This fall, the Undergraduate Organizations Committee has had to turn down more funding requests from leaders of student organizations than ever before.
The Yale Black Women’s Coalition celebrated its annual Black Women’s
weekend at the Afro-American Cultural Center this past weekend.
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Black Women’s Coalition celebrates close community

November 18, 2013 • 0
The Yale Black Women’s Coalition celebrated its annual Black Women’s weekend at the Afro-American Cultural Center.
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Number of registered student organizations drops by half

November 15, 2013 • 0
Fewers than 300 groups will retain their registered status with the Yale College Dean's Office.
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Students prepare for stricter Harvard-Yale tailgate

November 13, 2013 • 0
Though Yale administrators have imposed strict regulations on the tailgate, students remain excited about the variety of other intercollegiate events before and after The Game.
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Native American community celebrates history, new house

November 11, 2013 • 0
This weekend, Native American students, faculty, staff members and alumni gathered at the newly established house of the Native American Cultural Center.
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YCC to push for Credit/D/Fail changes

November 6, 2013 • 0
Despite the Yale College Council’s efforts, Credit/D/Fail policy is unlikely to change in the near future. The YCC aims to get the conversion deadline from Credit/D/Fail to the standard letter grade option pushed back by two weeks, according to YCC President Danny Avraham. Though the Committee on Honors and Academic Standing has rejected that proposal »
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YCC report pushes for calendar changes

November 4, 2013 • 0
The YCC's second Academic Calendar Report recommends the administration shorten winter break to restore the length of the end-of-term reading and exam periods.