David Yaffe-Bellany
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Kate Walsh ’77 SPH ’79 to join Yale Corporation as alumni fellow

Walsh defeated another business executive, Roger Lee ’94, in this year’s alumni fellow election.

Local 33 encampment removed

Yale dismantled graduate student union Local 33’s encampment on Beinecke Plaza in the early hours of Thursday morning. The removal operation was conducted peacefully and no one was arrested.

Local 33 protesters march on Old Campus, end fast

As the class of 2017 gathered for Commencement on Old Campus, more than a thousand graduate students and union allies marched through downtown New Haven.

In Class Day speech, Theo Epstein ’95 urges graduates to defy convention

Epstein, this year’s Class Day speaker, told the story of the Cubs’ epic extra-innings victory over the Cleveland Indians in Game 7 of the World Series last November, stressing the importance of opening oneself to others.

Local 33 did not disclose more than $237,000 in funding in 2016

Local 33 does not indicate that it received any funds from UNITE HERE, leaving no public record of how the money was used.

Local 33 plans major Commencement Day protest

Local 33 is planning a major demonstration for Commencement Day, as the graduate student union continues to escalate its labor battle with Yale.

Original Local 33 hunger strikers drop out

All of the original eight graduate students who went on hunger strike two weeks ago to pressure Yale to negotiate with Local 33 have now ended their fasts.

Two weeks into hunger strike, hundreds march against Yale

Led by Mayor Toni Harp, hundreds of graduate students, undergraduates and New Haven residents marched from Cross Campus to Woodbridge Hall.

As Local 33 hunger strike continues, University unmoved

As the Local 33 hunger strike stretched into its eleventh day, students and faculty continued to debate the graduate student union’s tactics and the uncompromising stance of the University.

Sen. Blumenthal visits Local 33 in Beinecke

Sen. Richard Blumenthal LAW ’73, D-Conn., met with the eight fasting members of Local 33 at Beinecke Plaza on Sunday, expressing support for the union […]

Yale College Republicans hold BBQ near Local 33

The Yale College Republicans held a picnic on Beinecke Plaza on Friday, just feet from the eight graduate students who are fasting in protest of […]