University | 12:01 am | July 18, 2013 | By Cynthia Hua

DOE reduces $165,000 fine on Yale for underreporting crime

The Department of Education has reduced the $165,000 fine imposed on Yale in May for inadequate reporting of campus crime incidents by $10,000, according to a July 9 letter to the University’s counsel. The original $165,000 fine was imposed after a 7-year investigation into Yale’s Clery Act compliance, which concluded that the University omitted four »

University | 11:47 pm | July 17, 2013 | By Cynthia Hua

UPDATED: Former Title IX complainant organizes protest outside DOE

Alexandra Brodsky '12 LAW '16, who was one of 16 Title IX complainants, leads a protest outside the DOE calling for stricter Title IX enforcement.

Around 30 to 50 demonstrators gathered outside the Department of Education in Washington, D.C. on Monday morning to call for stricter enforcement of Title IX regulations on college campuses. Led by Alexandra Brodsky ’12 LAW ’16 — one of the 16 students and alumni who filed a Title IX complainant against the University in 2011 »

University | 11:44 pm | May 23, 2013 | By Cynthia Hua

Slifka Center names new executive

After a year of structural transitions, Rabbi Leah Cohen has been chosen as the center’s new executive to begin this summer, according to a Wednesday email to the Slifka community from Slifka Center President David Slifka ’01. Interim executive director David Raphael told the News in January that the board has re-evaluated its spending and »

University | 7:12 pm | May 23, 2013 | By Cynthia Hua

Class Day address echoes Booker’s past speeches

Newark Mayor Cory Booker LAW '97 urged seniors to remember the importance of kindness, gratitude and optimism in his Sunday Class Day address.

Yale’s class of 2013 may be less impressed by Newark Mayor Cory Booker’s LAW ’97 Class Day speech upon finding that his anecdotes have already been circulated around other universities and were previously available online. In addition to Yale, Booker, who has announced he will run for the United States Senate in 2014, is delivering »

University | 9:29 pm | May 16, 2013 | By Cynthia Hua

Princeton extends coverage to include sex-reassignment surgery

Princeton University has announced that it will extend employee health care coverage to include gender reassignment surgery effective July 1, the Daily Princetonian reported on Sunday. According to The Daily Princetonian, the decision was made on April 17 and partly in response to changes in coverage policy at many peer universities. Yale Health announced in »