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Yale commits to renovating cultural houses

Four months after the first-ever external review of Yale’s four cultural centers revealed widespread problems, the University has released its plan to address those concerns.

Students discuss campus crime, policing with YPD

On Monday evening, officers from the Yale Police Department and students gathered at the Asian American Cultural Center to discuss broad issues of policing in a national and local context.

YCC | Amour Alexandre ’17, events director

After serving for two years on the Yale College Council’s events committee, Amour Alexandre ’17 said she hopes to continue her involvement by making YCC events more accessible to all students as YCC events director.

NACC dean search underway

Across the board, students expressed satisfaction with how the house has been run thus far and hoped that the new dean would bring a similar level of support and involvement to the NACC.

La Casa dean search seeks input from students

Following the release of an external report, La Casa Cultural — along with two other cultural centers — has begun its search for a new dean to replace its current interim director.

Cultural houses in unacceptable conditions, students say

Two of the cultural centers at Yale — La Casa Cultural and the Asian American Cultural Center — are in drastic need of renovation, according to students involved in the houses.

Students and faculty call for Asian American studies

Over 100 students and faculty members came together this weekend to discuss why Yale needs to offer more opportunities in Asian American Studies to students.

Students, alumni call for Af-Am House dean’s ouster

Members of the Afro-American Cultural Center presented a petition calling for the removal of Assistant Dean of Yale College and Director of the Af-Am House Rodney Cohen at an external review meeting on Tuesday evening.

External review finds cultural houses in need of support

A report released to the campus community Tuesday afternoon said the University needs to dedicate more financial and administrative resources to the four cultural centers: the Afro-American Cultural Center, the Asian American Cultural Center, the Native American Cultural Center and La Casa Cultural: Latino Cultural Center.

Cultural houses review to be released

Students are eagerly awaiting the publication of an external review of the four cultural centers, which began in November and has since been completed.

BMU launches “To my unborn son”

On Tuesday, the Yale College Black Men’s Union launched a photo campaign titled “To my unborn son,” for which BMU members posed holding a white board containing personal statements to their future children. The campaign follows the decision against indicting Officer Darren Wilson after the shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo.