Oct 30th, 2012
4:27 pm
October 30th, 2012 | University
Blair ’81 urges support following end of Indigo Blue

Bruce Blair ’81, Yale’s former Buddhist Chaplain and leader of the Buddhist nonprofit center Indigo Blue, emailed the center’s program participants Tuesday morning urging students to support one another after the University decided to cut ties with Indigo Blue and himself on Oct. 22 for reasons that were never publicly announced. “Called to a meeting […]

Apr 5th, 2012
11:18 pm
April 5th, 2012 | City
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 […]

Mar 22nd, 2012
6:31 pm
March 22nd, 2012 | University
Muslim students to launch calling campaign

Yale’s Muslim Student Association is launching a “calling campaign” to New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s office tomorrow in response to recent reports that the New York Police Department kept watch of Muslim students at Yale. The campaign urges supporters to call Mayor Bloomberg’s office tomorrow at any time from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. “Hundreds […]

Mar 21st, 2012
11:44 pm
March 21st, 2012 | University
Dining halls feature celebrations of Persian New Year

The Persian New Year has come to Yale’s dining halls. The holiday, known as “norouz” in Farsi, takes place each year on the spring equinox — this year, 1:11 a.m. Tuesday on the East Coast. The Iranian Student Association at Yale teamed up with Yale Dining to set up a haftsin (pronounced “haft-seen”) in Commons […]

Mar 1st, 2012
1:01 pm
March 1st, 2012 | University
Levin names new Divinity School dean

In a Thursday morning email to the Divinity School community, University President Richard Levin announced that Gregory Sterling will be the school’s next dean. Sterling, who will take office August 1, has served as dean of the Graduate School of the University of Notre Dame since 2008. Levin wrote that applications to Notre Dame’s graduate […]

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