University | 10:33 pm | December 4, 2012 | By Isaac Stanley-Becker

YCC releases campus safety report


The Yale College Council released its “campus safety report” today, presenting an array of Yale safety issues ranging from inadequate lighting to safety services. The report aims to synthesize student feedback generated from a form on the YCC’s website, a crowdsourcing Google Document that was sent to all undergraduates on Nov. 13 and a “lighting patrol” »

WEEKEND | 9:58 pm | November 13, 2012 | By Anya Grenier

YCC trolled by all of Yale

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At 8:53 p.m., the Yale College Council attempted to solicit student input on improving campus safety. Its plan? Share a Google Doc with the entire campus community. Students were all too excited to participate. The document spawned some productive suggestions before being rapidly overrun by Internet “trolls.” As of press time, some popular suggestions ranged »

University | 8:32 pm | April 18, 2012 | By Casey Sumner

Mysterious email calls for another YCC runoff


An email to students Wednesday afternoon lampooned the recent confusion over the Yale College Council presidential race. “YCC Elections Committee” — email address — emailed students claiming that it had overlooked another clause in the YCC’s election rules. (Read more about the first overlooked clause here.) The clause, as it turns out, invalidates John »

University | 2:23 am | April 18, 2012 | By Julia Zorthian

Gonzalez ’14 wins runoff for YCC president

After an overlooked clause threw the race to become next year’s Yale College Council president to a runoff, John Gonzalez ’14 won 59.91 percent of the vote to defeat Eric Eliasson ’14, the YCC announced early Wednesday morning. The YCC declared Gonzalez the winner of the election in an email Friday night. But the elections »

University | 4:15 pm | April 15, 2012 | By Sophie Gould

YCC presidential race heads to runoff

John Gonzalez ’14 and Eric Eliasson ’14 will face off in a runoff election for the Yale College Council presidency Monday, the Election Committee announced Saturday — less than 24 hours after the Elections Committee declared Gonzalez the next YCC president. The Elections Committee retracted their original announcement to comply with a clause in the »