Yalies In To Help Refugees Out
The Syrian conflict has not entered its 4th year, millions have been dislocated from their homes and fled into neighboring Turkey, Lebanon and Jordan. On March 7th, Yale undergrads Sarah Yazji and Mansur Ghani joined med student Moustafa Moustafa’s aid team to travel to the border between Turkey and Syria. There they provided medical support »
Thinking On Your Feet
While President Salovey aims to improve the entrepreneurial scene at Yale, YEI alum Zach Rotholz is continuing to build his Yale start up with the help of the online platform, Kickstarter. Questions? Contact the Yale Daily News YTV Editors, Raleigh Cavero, Madison Alworth and Kevin Kucharski. See www.yaledailynews.com/ytv.
The Black Panthers Come to Yale
During the 1970s, the Black Panther Party New Haven chapter protests shocked the campus and the city for days. Many argue their legacy is still palpable. Lily Rivkin and Joseph Vinson introduce us to an eyewitness who takes us inside Sterling Library’s ‘Panther and Bulldog’ exhibit. Questions? Contact the Yale Daily News YTV Editors, Raleigh »
Get Healthy CT Hopes to Lose Weight, Gain Yalies
As of this month, New Haven’s race to loose 375,000 pounds is officially on. This initiative launched in September by Get Healthy Connecticut is challenging New Havenites to shed those pounds and they’re hoping that Yale will get more involved soon. Zunaira and Steffi have more. Questions? Contact the Yale Daily News YTV Editors, Raleigh »
Forbes Recognizes Yalies
While many Yalies are chasing finance and consulting jobs this recruiting season, a few are working on fresh ideas of their own, ideas that could go on to earn recognition outside of Yale’s walls. Joe Vinson brings you more.
Campus Gunman Scare
Yalies had much to be thankful for this Thanksgiving Break when last Monday’s gunman scare passed with no danger.
New Haven Block Watches
The NHPD has increased transparency between themselves and the New Haven community by sharing flash sheets, documents that share internal newsletters about arrests, crimes, special events, and news reports, with neighborhood watch groups. Lily Rivkin and Joseph Vinson took a closer look at the structure of the block watches and their impact upon New Haven »
Three days of voting, two student groups, one decision: divest. The Yale student body has spoken and the YCC will be presenting a pro-divestment argument to Yale’s administration. The debate was heightened a month ago when Students for a Strong Endowment formed to present an opposing side to the pro-divestment argument. The Official YouTube channel »
New Haven Mayoral Election Commentary: Immigration
Community News and Local Activism beat reporter Sebastian Medina-Tayac ’16 provides expert commentary on immigration policy in the New Haven mayoral election. Questions? Contact the Yale Daily News YTV Editors, Raleigh Cavero, Madison Alworth and Kevin Kucharski. See www.yaledailynews.com/ytv.
New Haven Mayoral Election: Looking Back and Moving Forward
City Hall beat reporter Isaac Stanley-Becker ’16 provides expert commentary to give voters insight into the challenges awaiting the city’s new mayor. Questions? Contact the Yale Daily News YTV Editors, Raleigh Cavero, Madison Alworth and Kevin Kucharski. See www.yaledailynews.com/ytv.
A Mayor for Social Media
As the New Haven mayoral election draws near, join YTV for a look into how the two candidates have utilized social media platforms to promote their campaigns. Questions? Contact the Yale Daily News YTV Editors, Raleigh Cavero, Madison Alworth and Kevin Kucharski. See www.yaledailynews.com/ytv.
Politics at Yale: Activists and Apathy
The New Haven Mayoral and Aldermanic elections are just two days away, and despite midterms and problem sets, many Yalies are kicking it into overdrive for their respective candidates. Why do Yalies become so invested in local politics and what are the greatest challenges they face? Caroline Pringle and Britta Hjelm bring you the story. »