Jed Finley
Staff Reporter
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Students launch e-commerce website

Four undergraduates have launched a Yale-exclusive, community-based e-commerce startup which seeks to become the platform by which students and faculty exchange goods on campus.

Carbon charge plan draws mixed reviews

Days after the Presidential Carbon Charge Task Force presented its blueprint to introduce a carbon charge on campus, students and environmental experts have both praised and criticized the plan.

Unsealing the Tombs: Society and Its Discontents

A senior member of a landed society was cautiously optimistic about Avraham’s plan to reform senior societies. “I’m acutely aware that the tap process can be difficult,” he said. “It was for me. If I had found the experience was just about elevating some and diminishing others, I wouldn’t support [societies]. I’m open to a new way.”

Faculty join push for divestment

Some faculty have now joined the push for fossil fuel divestment at Yale — an effort that was previously helmed almost entirely by students.

YCC | Daniel Tovbin ’17, finance director

Having served this year as the treasurer for the Sophomore Class Council and as a member of the Yale College Council’s Events Committee, Daniel Tovbin ’17 said he hopes to use his experience in finance and budget management as the YCC’s next finance director.

Yale Law School deletes admissions data following FERPA requests

Yale Law School has deleted all of its admissions records following the requests of some of its students to access their files.

Fossil Free Yale issues ultimatum to Yale Corp

For the second time in as many weeks, Fossil Free Yale gathered outside University President Peter Salovey’s office Thursday afternoon to demand divestment.

New administrative platform to see July launch

For the first time in over a decade, Yale’s administrative software system, which controls the University’s core financial and human resources systems, will be replaced.

Study questions divestment’s costs

The cost of divestment may be too high for institutions to bear, according to a study published last week by researchers from Compass Lexecon, an economic consulting firm.

FFY postpones Global Divestment Day action

With the first-ever Global Divestment Day scheduled for this weekend, Fossil Free Yale looks to revive the campus push for divestment. But it remains unclear if, and when, their efforts will come to fruition.

Yale’s stats on misconduct complaints remain constant

Within three weeks of two alleged sexual assaults on campus, the University’s seventh biannual Report of Complaints of Sexual Misconduct, released Thursday afternoon, showed little change in the prevalence of sexual misconduct in the second half of 2014.