David Yaffe-Bellany
Staff Reporter
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SQUASH: Yale opens Ivy season at Brown

The men’s and women’s squash teams will look to maintain their impressive early-season form as they travel to Providence, Rhode Island on Tuesday to play Brown in the Elis’ first official Ivy League match of the 2015–16 campaign.

New gambling game divides bar owners

Keno — a high-speed gambling game — was legalized in Connecticut restaurants this June. But some New Haven restaurant owners remain reluctant to offer the game to customers.

Faculty sign letter defending Christakis’ email

Forty-nine faculty members, including two residential college masters and dozens of senior professors, have signed an open letter defending the controversial email by Silliman College Associate Master Erika Christakis that featured in national headlines over the past month and sparked weeks of campus protests.

Holloway balances several roles

Yale College Dean Jonathan Holloway stood on top of the Women’s Table two weeks ago today and tearfully apologized to the hundreds of African-American students […]

Katz faces criticism for book review

In February 2014, David Katz MPH ’93, the director of the Yale School of Medicine’s Prevention Research Center, wrote two glowing online reviews of a science-fiction novel called reVision.

Calhoun master weighs in on college name

Last week, Calhoun College Master Julia Adams broke her silence on the ongoing campuswide debate over the name of Calhoun, the same day that Yale College Dean Jonathan Holloway announced for the first time a deadline for resolving the dispute.

Students tire of Calhoun debate

A small group of protesters assembled along Elm Street in the cold and rain Saturday afternoon, waving bright yellow picket signs and taking turns shouting into a megaphone to call for the renaming of Calhoun College.

Local activists advocate for Calhoun name change

A crowd of about 20 protesters chanting and holding picket signs assembled on Elm Street in the wind and rain Saturday afternoon to advocate for the renaming of Calhoun College.

Jennifer Lu
YPU tackles Calhoun debate

The Yale Political Union last night debated the renaming of Calhoun College, a controversial issue that has polarized campus and generated national media coverage in recent months.

Experts square off on Iran deal

More than 150 students gathered in Linsly-Chittenden Hall Sunday evening to watch two foreign policy experts spar over an issue that has drawn the praise of Hillary Clinton LAW ’73 and the ire of Henry Kissinger: the Iran deal.

As primary election arrives, Ward 1 voter outreach generates student backlash

As the two candidates make their final push for the Democratic nomination for Ward 1 alder ahead of today’s primary, their voter outreach efforts have generated backlash from students who say the campaigns’ on-campus canvassing has grown excessive.