Evaluating the YCC Elections
investigates why for the first time in YCC history, three positions were uncontested in this year’s executive board elections.
Faculty Diversity at Yale
Despite a five-year initiative to increase faculty diversity, Yale women and minority professors continue to be underrepresented, particularly in the sciences. Yale continues to see the underrepresentation of women and minorities among professors, particularly in the sciences.
Introducing Provost Polak
As Peter Salovey leaves the provost’s office for the presidency, Economics Chair, Benjamin Polak replaces him as second in command of the university. Reporters Caroline Pringle ’16 and Britta Hjelm ’16 sit down with Yale’s new provost to discuss what he will bring to the position.
Inside the Ivy League
YTV Reporter Jen Kramer travels around the Ivy League to speak with current student leaders about their respective schools and the college decision-making process.
Gauging Happiness in Smaller Majors
Student satisfaction with a major is influenced by the extent of student-professor interaction. Catherine Wang ’16 and Clinton Wang ’15 report on whether this implies that smaller majors have happier students.
Sex Weekend Educates Yale
Sex Weekend returned this year with discussions ranging from AIDS activism to 50 Shades of Grey. Reporters Caroline Pringle ’16 and Britta Hjelm ’16 took an inside look at one of Yale’s more controversial traditions.
Master Goldblatt Says Goodbye
After 19 years, Master Harvey Goldblatt’s tenure as Master of Pierson College ends June 30. Reporters Georgiana Wagemann ’15 and Katie Galbraith ’16 spoke with Master G about his experiences in and love for Pierson College.
Final Cut Chef Competition
36 student chefs assembled in Commons Dining Hall on Thursday to compete for the annual Final Cut Chef Competition, cooking an appetizer and entree in 60 minutes using two secret ingredients. Catherine Wang ’16 and Clinton Wang ’15 report.
Yalies Enjoy Historic Snow Day
After a historic 34 inches of snowfall, Yale cancelled two consecutive days of classes this week. Kojiro Murase ’15 and Jen Kramer ’14 look into how Yalies spent their snow days.
Yalies Go Overseas in Record Numbers
The Undergraduate Career Service office reports a 47 percent growth from last year in Yale students applying to internships across the world.
What did you do for break?
Students arrive back to campus from a three week winter vacation. Reporter Madison Alworth wants to know, “What did you do for break?”