University | 1:51 pm | August 31, 2012 | By Diana Li

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 »

University | 4:14 am | August 25, 2012 | By The Yale Daily News

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 »

University | 8:31 pm | April 19, 2012 | By Anisha Suterwala

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 »

University | 4:31 pm | March 1, 2012 | By Caroline Tan

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 »

City | 3:50 pm | February 28, 2012 | By Caroline Tan

Students use Facebook to oppose NYPD surveillance

A photo from "Call the NYPD."

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 »