University | 5:38 pm | February 26, 2012 | By Madeline McMahon

Mixed-gender housing approved for juniors

Of 24 students living in gender-neutral suites that the News surveyed, 23 described their experience as “positive.”

Mixed-gender housing will be extended to juniors for the 2012-2013 school year, the Yale College Countil announced in a Sunday email. In January, the Yale College Council submitted a proposal to administrators calling for a mixed-gender option for juniors. The proposal included feedback from seniors who had lived in gender-neutral suites in the past two »

City | 5:35 pm | February 18, 2012 | By James Lu

NYPD kept watch on Muslim Yalies, report says


New York Police Department officers monitored Muslim students at Yale and at least 14 other colleges around the northeast, the Associated Press reported Saturday. Detectives went undercover and trawled the websites of Muslim student associations at colleges including the University of Pennsylvania and New York University, according to the AP. The names of students and »

University | 7:04 pm | February 14, 2012 | By Tapley Stephenson

Dating website names Yale the ugliest Ivy

Maybe it's a good thing we're dancing in the dark.

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, a new ranking claims that all the single Yalies aren’t looking too good these days. A college dating site — yes, those are real — called is claiming that, based on a mysterious “hotness ratio,” Yale is the ugliest college in the Ivy League, according to an article »

University | 4:08 pm | February 9, 2012 | By Caroline Tan

Sex Week puts out video promoting STI testing

Eli walks a thousand miles and learns all about STIs in a new promotional video.

As part of Sex Week 2012’s “Get Tested!” campaign, organizers have released a promotional video encouraging sexual health. The video features a typical Yale student named “Eli,” who rocks a Yale sweatshirt and backwards “Y” baseball cap. As Eli shuffles through the libraries of life, narrator Spencer Klavan ’13 tells viewers about sexually transmitted infections »