Finnegan Schick
Staff Reporter
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Yale targeted in federal Title IX investigation

A federal Department of Education investigation targeted Yale earlier this year after an alumnus filed a complaint alleging he was discriminated against because of his gender.

Yale endowment dips, but beats peers

All good things come to an end. In fiscal 2016, Yale’s endowment lost value for the first time in five years, falling from $25.6 billion to $25.4 billion, the Investments Office announced Friday.

Divestment debate gains momentum

Yale climate activists are calling for even greater changes to the fossil fuel industry after a small group of undergraduates challenged oil giant ExxonMobil through a shareholder resolution in May, one which ultimately failed but added one more voice to the divestment discussion on campus.

YPD officer warns Calhoun crosswalk protestors

Members of the New Haven social justice group La Unidad Latina en Acción said a YPD officer approached them and said several times, "This is your first warning."

Student investment fund challenges ExxonMobil

Standing before the chief executive officer of ExxonMobil, in a hall filled with hundreds of shareholders, four Yale students witnessed firsthand this summer how big oil companies can be held accountable by shareholders. .

YPD Asst. Chief retires after 25 years

The journey of Michael Patten — from walking a beat by Silliman and Timothy Dwight Colleges, to heading the Yale Police Department’s patrol operations as assistant chief — began 25 years ago, when New Haven was a very different town.

Yale challenges Local 33 petitions in court

Yale laid out its case against graduate student unionization before the regional National Labor Relations Board in Hartford on Monday, on the first day of a hearing scheduled to continue through the rest of the week.

Diversity initiative funds 39 new faculty

The new faculty span every school across the University.

Beinecke reopens after renovation

The Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library reopened Tuesday after a year of renovations, a celebration for students, tourists and librarians alike.

Sterling Chemistry Lab re-opens

With a pair of overlarge scissors, chemistry professor Scott Miller cut the ribbon Tuesday on a three-year-long, $130 million renovation of Yale’s Sterling Chemistry Laboratory.

Yale sued over employee retirement plans

Yale is being sued by six of its employees who claim the University charged them excessive fees on their retirement savings.