University | 4:35 pm | July 17, 2012 | By Caroline Tan

Kugler reappointed as Chaplain

Sharon Kugler, who became University Chaplain in 2007, was reappointed to serve another five years.

Sharon Kugler will stay on as University Chaplain for another five years, University President Richard Levin announced Tuesday. Kugler, who has held her post since 2007, is tasked with overseeing the Chaplain’s Office, the University’s central organization for religious groups and a source of support services during campus crises. She has been instrumental in promoting »

University | 3:49 pm | June 27, 2012 | By Caroline Tan

Firing of Membis ’12 makes headlines

The Wall Street Journal’s firing of reporting intern Liane Membis ’12 for allegedly fabricating sources made waves on the Internet Tuesday. Three weeks into her internship at the Journal, Membis was fired after Journal editors could not verify sources and quotes in several articles she wrote. An editor’s note published in place of a June »

University | 8:45 pm | April 22, 2012 | By Caroline Tan

“Haven Games” bring Hollywood to Med School

On the left you can see Katniss Everdeen, the girl on fire, imagined as a Medical School student.

In case you haven’t had a chance to see The Hunger Games in theaters yet, an abridged version geared specifically for Yalies surfaced on YouTube on Thursday. Titled “The Haven Games,” the video — written and produced by Yale School of Medicine students — aims to welcome recent admits to the Medical School’s class of »

City | 11:18 pm | April 5, 2012 | By Caroline Tan

Muslim students don hoodies, hijabs in protest

The Yale Muslim Students Association hosted a “Hoodies and Hijabs” day Thursday afternoon in protest of the murders of Trayvon Martin, an African-American teenager who was shot on Feb. 26, and Shaima Alawadi, an Iraqi Muslim who was found murdered in her home last month. Organizers urged students to wear either a hoodie or hijab »

University | 4:15 pm | April 1, 2012 | By James Lu and Caroline Tan

Rap showcase cancelled due to safety concerns

A rap showcase scheduled for Saturday night at the Afro-American Cultural Center was canceled after the Yale Police Department and University administrators expressed concerns about the safety of the event. YPD Assistant Chief Michael Patten said that when his department learned the event was advertised, free and open to the public, it was concerned about »