City

After Blow ’16 detained at gunpoint, YPD to conduct internal investigation

January 27, 2015 • 0
Two days after a Yale Police officer forced Tahj Blow ’16, an African-American student, to the ground at gunpoint — sparking allegations of racial profiling — senior University officials announced that the YPD will conduct an internal investigation into the incident.
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University

Changes to TF policies bring wage decreases for some

January 27, 2015 • 0
Joshua Fincher GRD ’15 holds the title of “part-time acting instructor.” He spends Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings teaching undergraduates the Greek language in “Homer: An Introduction.” As a teaching fellow who leads his own course, Fincher will earn $10,250 this semester.
University

NEWS ANALYSIS: Reporting sexual misconduct through the YPD

January 27, 2015 • 0
Over the course of four days last week, members of the Yale community received two emails from Yale Police Department Chief Ronnell Higgins reporting alleged instances of sexual assault on campus.
University

Grad students assess housing plans

January 27, 2015 • 0
With significant changes coming to graduate housing, many students are discussing the kinds of spaces that should be available for graduate students, on and off-campus.
University

Sotomayor to chair Day of Service

January 27, 2015 • 0
On Jan. 21, the Association of Yale Alumni announced that Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor LAW ’79 will serve as the honorary chair of the 2015 Yale Day of Service, to be held on May 9.
University

Students, staff debate restaurant exchanges

January 27, 2015 • 0
Six years after the University decided to add Uncommon, an extra convenience store for meal swipes instead of having an exchange with local restaurants, Yale Dining staff and students are still divided on the matter.
University

Classes canceled as blizzard slams into coast

January 26, 2015 • 0
With a blizzard of “historic” proportions bearing down in the Northeast, Yale classes have been canceled due to snow.
City

SCSU student accuses Yale student of rape

January 26, 2015 • 0
Authorities are investigating a Southern Connecticut State University student’s claim that she was raped by a Yale student last weekend.
University

YPD probes alleged rape in Vanderbilt

January 26, 2015 • 0
Members of the Yale Police Department descended on Vanderbilt Hall Friday evening, searching a freshman suite to investigate an alleged sexual assault.
University

New grads have higher salaries, work for big companies, report says

January 26, 2015 • 0
The class of 2014 is gravitating towards the same careers as the preceding one, but 2014 graduates are making more money, working at larger employers and securing positions later in the year.
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Culture

Salovey plays Toad’s

January 26, 2015 • 0
Five songs into the Professor of Bluegrass’s 50-minute set, bass player and University President Peter Salovey turned to the audience and asked what you call a woman on a banjo player’s arm.
University

YCC proposes midterm evaluations for new professors

January 26, 2015 • 0
The Yale College Council recently submitted a proposal to the administration recommending that professors solicit feedback from their students before the first midterm.