LISTEN! The Story of Free Speech at Yale
Tonight, she said, is about free speech. Tonight is about hearing opinions we don’t want to hear. Tonight is about the central purpose of a University.
The audience members—a significant number of whom were alumni whose 30th, 40th, perhaps even 50th reunions had already passed—responded with a booming round of applause. They—especially the members of the William F. Buckley, Jr. Program, which was hosting the event—may not have agreed with Hirsi Ali on abolishing state funding of religious schools, legalizing drugs or increasing access to abortion. But on this, they stood firmly behind her.
The Tragicomic History of Commons
Commons is the wizarding world come alive for a few hours a day; it’s the Harry Potter series of dining spaces--some patrons are diehards, others poo-poo the popularity, but everyone recognizes the cultural importance.
With over 1,000 apartments across the city, Pike has emerged as New Haven’s most influential landlord. While the company’s hold over area real estate properties continues to grow, little is known about its operations. Heating issues, as it turns out, are just the tip of the iceberg.
A Growing Taste on Campus
The opportunity to try on a chef’s hat is a boon to many interested in exploring the culinary arts at Yale, as there is both wide student interest and administrative support. The goal for many food entrepreneurs, therefore, often lies in honing that experimental energy, while resisting getting lost in complexity.
States of Mind
When Eli Benioff ’17 returned to campus this fall, he knew he could cope.
Love at Yale, Actually
Three hours after the email is sent out, Christian Probst ’16 responds. “Is Tuesday at 1 good?? That’s good for both of us! -Christian and Luke.” We respond indicating that Stats and Lab won’t allow us to meet until later, hoping that they’ll find time to carve out of their days to talk about their »
EMILY BAZELON: Journalist, Legal Wonk, Bullying Expert
Scroll through Emily Bazelon’s Slate author page, and you’ll find that in the last week, she’s writ- ten almost an article a day, i.e., a lot. A senior editor for Slate, Bazelon is also a lecturer and the Truman Capote fellow for creative writing and law at Yale Law School. She is currently teaching a »
How to save a memory
“How To Survive A Plague,” shown this past Wednesday at the Whitney Humanities Center, is a tour de force that conveys an urgency foreign to any domestic movement today.
A Conflicted Education
According to students and faculty members interviewed, each of whom follows the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, the atmosphere on campus surrounding the issue is generally calm and respectful, with an emphasis on communication over confrontational activism.