Ben Raab
Staff Reporter
Ben Raab covers faculty and academics at Yale and writes about the Yale men's basketball team. Originally from New York City, Ben is a sophomore in Pierson college pursuing a double major in history and political science.
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Yale professors donated almost exclusively to Democrats in 2023

Of the total contributions made by Yale professors, 98.4 percent went to Democratic-affiliated candidates and groups.

Faculty and administration raise alarm on grade inflation, ‘no plans’ to change grading policy

In response to a grading report obtained by the News in November, professors in various departments spoke about the causes of rising grades, potential solutions and how grade inflation may affect Yale academics moving forward.

MEN’S BASKETBALL: Yale beats Harvard, extends win streak to six

The Bulldogs rallied from a ten-point first-half deficit thanks to a hot shooting night from guards August Mahoney and John Poulakidas.

Professor accused of sexual misconduct sues Yale for gender discrimination, federal court grants trial

In 2013, the University found Professor Michael Simons guilty of sexual harassment and disciplined him accordingly. Simons claimed that five years later, Yale punished him again for the same conduct in a gender-discriminatory effort to appease campus supporters of the #MeToo movement; a federal court last week allowed the case to move to trial.

MEN’S BASKETBALL: Bulldogs trounce Big Green, remain unbeaten in Ivy League play

Yale dominated Dartmouth on the road Saturday afternoon, extending their winning streak to five.

Controversial Jackson fellow Robert Malley to teach ‘Contending with Israel-Palestine’ seminar

Malley, currently on leave from his position in the State Department, is one of Yale’s eight annual Jackson fellows.

Error allows students to see grades without evaluating courses, Faculty Senate plans to discuss 

A Yale Hub error allowed students to view their grades for the fall semester without first completing their course evaluations, which has raised concerns among faculty senate members.

MEN’S BASKETBALL: Yale hits Ivy League play in stride

After an inconsistent start, the Bulldogs have won six of their last seven games — most recently a 19-point win over Columbia.

Expanded course offerings, faculty in Indigenous Studies over last five years

This fall, there are eight courses being offered in Native American and Indigenous studies, spanning six departments and with 101 students currently enrolled.

MEN’S BASKETBALL: Yale upset by Fairfield in second straight loss

The Yale men’s basketball team’s early season woes continued last night as the team lost 75–71 at home against Fairfield.

MEN’S BASKETBALL: Foul or flop? Yale loses to Vermont after controversial late-game decision

The Elis held a six-point lead in the game’s final three seconds, but Vermont made an and-1 three to win the game after getting the ball back on an offensive foul call.