Uncategorized | 2:28 pm | April 4, 2011 | By Jordi Gassó

Media descends on campus to report Title IX story

In the wake of the Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights investigation into claims of a “hostile sexual environment” at Yale, a flurry of media coverage has descended onto campus. Segments that included interviews with Hannah Zeavin ’12 and Alexandra Brodsky ’12, two of the 16 cosignatories behind the complaint that provoked this investigation, »

Uncategorized | 9:29 am | April 4, 2011 | By Jordi Gassó

Biden set to announce guidelines relating to sexual misconduct at universities

The complaint accusing Yale of allowing a hostile environment toward women to persist has become part of a rapidly growing national conversation about sexual assault on college campuses. At 11:45 a.m. today, Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. and Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will announce a set of guidelines for how universities should respond »

Uncategorized | 10:27 pm | March 30, 2011 | By Jordi Gassó

For a cappella buffs…

UPDATED: 11:48 p.m. Want to live out Tap Night, in real time? You can be a Whiff too (yeah right) by following the Whiffenpoofs’ Twitter feed as they unveil their 2012 tap class tonight. As of 10:30 pm, the group’s new musical director, Benjamin “Pitchpipe” Watsky, has been tapped. And now the full Whiff list: »

Uncategorized | 12:12 am | March 20, 2011 | By Jordi Gassó

Franco GRD ’16 leaves undergraduate production

Sorry, Yalies: The James Franco GRD ’16 undergraduate production will be taking the actor’s name off its marquee. “The Stargazer,” a musical co-produced by Franco will not go up this semester as planned, according to a statement e-mailed to the News by director Ari Berkowitz ’12. The change is a result of Franco’s departure from »

Uncategorized | 9:05 pm | March 9, 2011 | By Jordi Gassó

Christian sorority seeks to start Yale chapter

Maybe Yale’s Panhellenic Council will not need a fourth sorority after all — a new sisterhood is interested in starting a chapter on campus. Delta Psi Epsilon Christian Sorority, Inc. is seeking to set up a chapter at Yale, according to an e-mail sent by Nicole Negbenebor ’12 to undisclosed recipients. Negbenebor wrote in the »