University | 10:09 pm | August 10, 2012 | By Gavan Gideon

Time, CNN suspend Zakaria ’86 for plagiarism

Yale Trustee Fareed Zakaria ’86 was suspended by Time Magazine and CNN today after plagiarizing parts of his Aug. 20 Time column on gun control. Zakaria, editor-at-large of Time Magazine and host of CNN’s Fareed Zakaria GPS, admitted in a statement that portions of the column closely resemble paragraphs in an April New Yorker article »

Sports | 11:03 pm | August 5, 2012 | By Gavan Gideon

McHale’s ’13 football captaincy suspended

Yale football captain Will McHale ’13 had his captaincy suspended Saturday due to a fight he had in May with another male student. McHale, who was arrested May 15 by Yale Police, faces a charge of creating a public disturbance, an infraction. He has not yet entered a plea, and is due to appear in »

University | 12:35 am | July 10, 2012 | By Gavan Gideon

Salovey backs most Nordhaus committee proposals

President-elect Peter Salovey

Provost Peter Salovey will accept most recommendations made in a spring report on faculty resources, but tabled a decision on whether to implement “tenure ratio guidelines” — one of the report’s central concerns. A committee chaired by economics professor William Nordhaus ’63 proposed in its report that the University control the rising ratio of tenured »

University | 11:41 am | April 5, 2012 | By Gavan Gideon

Yale-NUS, in the international media

Yale's plans to build a liberal arts college in Singapore are expected to come up in today's faculty meeting.

While professors have been preparing for a debate on Yale-NUS at today’s faculty meeting, controversy surrounding the Singaporean liberal arts college has begun to pop up in a number of media outlets. In a Bloomberg News op-ed published Tuesday, Clare Malone discusses the challenges involved in introducing a liberal arts education to a place unaccustomed »

Culture | 8:49 pm | March 29, 2012 | By Gavan Gideon

Flo Rida, Weezer both say no to Cornell

Will Passion Pit — pictured above — 3LAU and T-Pain be this year's Spring Fling lineup?

As far as Spring Fling-type activities go, Taio Cruz is a solid choice for headliner. But he wasn’t Cornell’s first pick to lead Slope Day — the Ithaca Ivy first faced a few rejections from big names before settling on the British pop star and rapper. The Cornell Daily Sun reported that Flo Rida and »