Aug 31st, 2012
1:51 pm
August 31st, 2012 | University
Kristof publishes column by Lew ’15

A piece by Alex Lew ’15 challenging Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof and his praise of the Chinese education system landed on Kristof’s NY Times blog earlier this week. Kristof reported that an international study ranked China first in school performance in math, science, and reading, while the United States ranked 15th […]

Aug 25th, 2012
4:14 am
August 25th, 2012 | University
Briefly: While you were out

The news didn’t stop this summer, and neither did the News. In case you haven’t been keeping up, here’s a digest of the top stories of the past few months. Yale-NUS tensions flare Unease over civil liberties at Yale-NUS College surged this summer when a July 16 article in the Wall Street Journal cited Yale-NUS […]

Apr 19th, 2012
8:31 pm
April 19th, 2012 | University
YCC officially announces Spring Fling lineup

The Spring Fling lineup is officially out, and it features — surprise, surprise — 3LAU, Passion Pit and T-Pain. The three-part lineup leaked online in March. The new website features bios of the headliners, as well as the three openers — Jamestown, The First Town in America, A Streetcar Named Funk, 9 Tigers — who […]

Mar 1st, 2012
4:31 pm
March 1st, 2012 | University
Administrators ban fall semester rush for freshmen

Beginning next fall, freshmen hoping to joining Greek organizations will not be able to rush until spring semester, Yale College Dean Mary Miller and Dean of Student Affairs Marichal Gentry announced in an email Thursday. “Adjusting to the rigors of college life and academics is a major transition for entering undergraduates,” the email stated. “We […]

Feb 28th, 2012
3:50 pm
February 28th, 2012 | City
Students use Facebook to oppose NYPD surveillance

In response to recent reports that the New York Police Department kept track of Muslim students at Yale, a group of students has launched a “Call the NYPD” photo campaign on Facebook. The campaign’s Facebook page features photos of Yalies holding handwritten “I am…” signs in various campus locations, including Cross Campus. Some students used […]

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