Bereaved parents talk Israeli-Palestinian conflict
Damelin and Aramin came together before a crowd of 50 on Sunday night to share their stories and implore members of the Yale community to support a dialogue between Israelis and Palestinians.
Composing History for Over 100 Years
The Yale Whiffenpoofs have been around for over a century, making htem one of the longest running singing groups in history. Their other claim to fame? The group changes every single year. Lily Rivkin finds how how this affects the group and their sound.
Biology At Yale Evolves
This semester marks two years since Yale’s Biology Department instituted the year-long intro biology sequence that aims to create a common foundation for undergrads. The introductory sequence has four half-semester modules, covering four areas of the biological sciences. YTV took a look at how this change has affected students taking science course and the biology »
Investments Office addresses climate change
Two weeks ago, when the Yale Corporation’s Committee on Investor Responsibility (CCIR) voted not to divest the University’s holdings from fossil fuel companies, Chief Investment Officer David Swensen sent a letter to all of Yale’s active external investment managers.
Anti-Ivy League book triggers dissent
On Yale College Dean Jonathan Holloway’s desk rests a copy of “Excellent Sheep,” the controversial book by former Yale English professor William Deresiewicz that attacks the culture of America’s elite universities.
Bio modules cause scheduling frustration
Two years after a sequence of half-semester introductory courses first replaced each biology department’s individual introductory courses, faculty are still ironing out the details.
Grad school expands interdisciplinary study
Over the last several months, two new programs have been introduced at the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences with the aim of making the experiences of graduate students in the humanities more interdisciplinary.
YCC gets early start
The turnout for last week’s Yale College Council meeting — the first of the academic year — was unprecedented and unexpected.
A cappella Tap Night hits high note
Yale’s a cappella rush process — a roughly two-week period of auditions, callbacks and rush meals for 13 of Yale’s registered undergraduate a cappella groups — formally ended at High Street Gate last night.
New course system led to chaos, frustration
Over the course of last spring and this past summer, a new system for constructing Yale College’s course catalog caused severe headaches for academic administrators.