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Students challenge law professor on sexual misconduct

November 19, 2014 • 0
Claiming that they “trivializ[e] the experiences of countless students,” more than 80 students at Yale Law School have leveled criticisms against arguments made by Yale Law School professor Jed Rubenfeld — published in The New York Times — critiquing universities’ sexual misconduct policies.
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Purview of new FAS senate outlined

November 19, 2014 • 0
Nine months after its creation, the Faculty of Arts and Sciences Senate Implementation Committee has outlined the potential authority of the new FAS Senate.
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Students criticize Yale’s financial aid program

November 19, 2014 • 0
In a Yale College Council-sponsored discussion Tuesday evening, students argued the University’s financial aid program could be markedly improved.
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Transgender author discusses self-discovery

November 19, 2014 • 0
On Tuesday evening, transgender activist and author Janet Mock visited campus to discuss her journey to self-discovery and recently published book, the New York Times bestseller “Redefining Realness: My Path to Womanhood, Identity, Love, & So Much More.”
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Yale, Harvard gear up for The Game

November 18, 2014 • 0
To prepare for the 131st edition of The Game — slated for next Saturday in Cambridge — Yale has organized transportation and housing for its students, Harvard has arranged for a Friday night party in Harvard Yard and Herbert has released a video on YouTube challenging Harvard Undergraduate Council President Gus Mayopoulos to a boxing match on YouTube.
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Number of early action applications falls slightly

November 18, 2014 • 0
While the number of Yale’s early action applications fell by 1.2 percent from last year, the pool was more diverse.
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Allergy procedures continue to raise concerns

November 18, 2014 • 0
Two years after Yale Dining implemented new picture-based allergen labels, some students with allergies still doubt its ability to accommodate their needs.
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TF allocations uncertain for history graduate students

November 18, 2014 • 0
Next semester, upper level history graduate students may find it harder to find teaching positions in the department.
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In letter to Salovey, WFF examines UWC procedures

November 17, 2014 • 0
In response to recent scrutiny of the University’s sexual misconduct policy, the members of the Yale Women Faculty Forum’s Steering Committee sent a letter to University President Peter Salovey 11 days ago voicing concerns and suggestions about the process.
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Chi Psi pulls bid for Lake Place house

November 17, 2014 • 0
Amid complaints from neighbors and the University, Yale’s chapter of the Chi Psi fraternity withdrew its Board of Zoning Appeals application for its 13 Lake Place property.
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Amid controversy, Simons removed from directorship

November 17, 2014 • 0
Former cardiology chief at the School of Medicine Michael Simons has been removed from his position as director of the Yale Cardiovascular Research Center, according to an article published Friday in The New York Times.
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Planning for residential colleges looks backward

November 17, 2014 • 0
This fall, the working group planning the future details of the two new residential colleges has taken care to remember Yale’s past.