Univ. to examine assault reporting

A Yale College Council resolution passed last Wednesday night calls for Yale to overhaul its system of reporting and responding to accusations of sexual assault on campus, but administrators and student groups are divided about the merits of the YCC’s proposal for reform. The resolution proposes the creation of an official University advocacy position dedicated […]

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The Paris Review prints one or two of the more than 20,000 submissions it receives every year, and editor Philip Gourevitch said Tuesday that their taste is somewhat eclectic — citing published interviews with a professional mourner, a graverobber and a man who runs a public toilet. Gourevitch, a former reporter for The New Yorker, […]

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For anyone who fears they may forget something in 30 years, one Yale student’s new Web site may be the solution, whether users are afraid of growing senile or of being invaded by an alien race. “Well … if the world hasn’t blown up or the new world order hasn’t arrested the lot of us […]

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Cornell University psychology professor Peggy Drexler discussed something that Lance Armstrong, Colin Powell, Bill Clinton, Jamie Foxx, and Drew Carey all have in common — being raised without fathers — at a Saybrook College Master’s Tea Wednesday. Speaking to a mostly-female crowd of 30 students and faculty, the author of “Raising Boys Without Men” discussed […]

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Matzzie speaks on organization

Speaking at a Saybrook College Master’s Tea Monday, Tom Matzzie, the Washington, D.C., director for MoveOn.org, said his organization helped organize anti-war vigils supporting Cindy Sheehan this summer in all 50 states, in places as far away as Kodiak Island, Alaska. Although the organization relies mainly on coastal and urban clusters of support for its […]

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Talk focuses on Turkey’s possible EU membership

Burak Akcapar, first counselor of the Turkish embassy in Washington, D.C., said Turkey has recently resolved many of its historical conflicts with neighboring countries such as Greece. “We don’t bicker much anymore,” Akcapar said during a Friday lecture in Luce Hall. “There is a very healthy process of political diplomatic dialogue, and [the] two prime […]

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Native Americans build unity

One year after derogatory messages about Native Americans were posted on Yale’s campus, the University’s small Native American population continues to dispel misconceptions about its cultural heritage and strengthen solidarity throughout the community. At one percent of the student population — about 70 undergraduates — Native Americans are the most underrepresented ethnicity at Yale. And […]

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Sidewalk fair fills Chapel

This article has been corrected. You may view this article’s correction here. In the first-floor classroom of the Yale Center for British Art Saturday, four-year-old Andrew Nishida carefully drew a lion with purple, pink, aqua and blue stripes with his Crayola color pencils. The six other children in the room decorated paper doll stick puppets […]

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SIDs protect against identity theft

In an effort to eliminate the potential theft of Social Security numbers when used as a form of identification, this fall all Yale students will instead use their assigned Student Identification Numbers and a new University Personal Identifier. Compared to a Social Security number, UPI and SID numbers themselves cannot provide access to personal information […]

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