Jan 20th, 2015
10:13 pm
January 20th, 2015 | University
YPD reports on-campus sexual assault

A non-Yale student reported being sexually assaulted by a Yale student on Jan. 18, according to a campus-wide email sent by Yale Police Department Chief Ronnell Higgins Tuesday night.

Dec 11th, 2014
6:14 pm
December 11th, 2014 | University
Holloway announces advisory groups for new colleges

Two committees formed this fall will advise University administrators on decisions about the two new residential colleges.

Dec 10th, 2014
12:12 am
December 10th, 2014 | University
Law school deans call for reform of criminal justice system

“We ought to determine the law’s legitimacy at least in part from the perspective of those who suffer its coercion,” wrote Yale Law School Dean Robert Post and Harvard Law School Dean Martha Minow in an opinion piece for The Boston Globe published Tuesday.

Dec 5th, 2014
7:02 pm
December 5th, 2014 | University
YCC protests provisional schedule

Friday afternoon on Beinecke Plaza, approximately 50 students gathered to join the YCC for “Carols and Cocoa,” drinking hot chocolate and singing holiday songs in protest of the 2015-2016 provisional calendar. The calendar—which has drawn significant criticism from students citing concerns of expensive plane tickets and even a chance of missing the holidays—shifts this year’s calendar forward six days, with finals slated to end on Dec. 23, 2015. A recent YCC poll asking students whether they would favor moving the provisional calendar back a week received 2,721 respondents, 92 percent of whom favored the initiative.

Dec 4th, 2014
12:55 pm
December 4th, 2014 | University
BMU launches “To my unborn son”

On Tuesday, the Yale College Black Men’s Union launched a photo campaign titled “To my unborn son,” for which BMU members posed holding a white board containing personal statements to their future children. The campaign follows the decision against indicting Officer Darren Wilson after the shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo.

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