Brittany Smith
Staff Reporter
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In Calhoun decision, Yale is not alone

The renaming of Calhoun College comes in the midst of a national discussion on building names tied to slavery.

Aurelian banned from on-campus meeting space

The University has ordered the Aurelian Honor Society to vacate its private meeting space on the fourth floor of Sheffield-Sterling-Strathcona Hall.

YCC to support cultural house festival

Earlier this month, the Yale College Council chose three projects to support through its inaugural New Ideas Fund, a program established this year to help fund and establish innovative student initiatives.

Dwight Hall supports more protein, less meat in dining halls

Representatives of Dwight Hall’s member organizations voted to support advocacy for more nonanimal protein offerings in Yale’s dining halls.

Renaming report draws mixed student reactions

The Yale community reacted to last week’s report from the Committee to Establish Principles on Renaming with a mix of optimism and skepticism.

YCC expands student transport options

The Yale College Council has expanded its shuttles project to include subsidies to rides to and from airports.

YCC faces administrative hurdles

The Yale College Council has made significant strides in its efforts to advocate seminar accessibility to sophomores and reforms in the Credit/D/Fail policy. Though the council has completed its reports for both projects in the spring, it has struggled to convince the administration to accept and implement its proposals.

YCC changes constitution to involve alumni

The Yale College Council voted earlier this month to change its constitution to formally recognize alumni as one of its constituencies.

Letter urges Yale to make campus a sanctuary

Since Thursday, more than 2,300 students and faculty members have signed a letter asking the University to declare the campus a sanctuary for undocumented immigrants.

DeLauro wins landslide re-election

Incumbent Rep. Rosa DeLauro (D-Conn.) won her 14th term by a margin of 32 percentage points Tuesday. The election was called at 9 p.m.

Student groups active in 2016 election

Student organizations have played a major role in nurturing political involvement and awareness among fellow Yalies in the lead-up to this year’s election.