Zulfiqar Mannan
Staff Reporter
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Petition calls for Whiffenpoofs to admit women

A Thursday night petition urging the Yale Whiffenpoofs to admit women to its next class of singers has garnered more than 135 student signatures.

Refugee benefit concert fills Battell Chapel

Battell Chapel was filled to capacity on Sunday night for a two-hour charity concert to support refugees and immigrants in the New Haven area.

Dotin’ on Moten

Fred Moten is a scholar, critic, essayist and poet; in 2009, he was recognized as one of 10 “New American Poets” by the Poetry Society of America.

Spring bluebooking on the horizon

Even as Yale undergraduates slog through their end-of-term coursework, the spring semester is already rearing its head with the first stages of spring-term bluebooking, preregistration deadlines and applications for next semester’s courses.

Campus events planned for election night

On election night, Yalies are planning a variety of events, from watch parties to seminars to detox spaces, to celebrate or mourn the results of an unpredictable election cycle.

YCBA exhibit features Admiral Nelson’s legacy

On Tuesday evening, the Yale University Art Gallery and the Yale Center for British Art featured British-Nigerian artist Yinka Shonibare MBE for a conversation about the artist’s ongoing exhibition in the YCBA. The discussion took place at the YUAG Auditorium and was between Shonibare and Kobena Mercer, professor of the history of art and African American Studies at Yale.

SUN rallies on Cross Campus

Over the past two weeks, the organization has managed to obtain 1187 signatures from the student body in support of the full elimination of the student effort, a yearly sum that students on financial aid must contribute to their educations.

YCBA screens Shonibare films

The Yale Center for British Art is screening films by Yinka Shonibare from Sept. 1 to Dec. 11 in the center’s lecture hall as part […]

Eye to Zi: Talking “Wild Party”

Zi Alikhan, a New York City-based theater director, has recently arrived in New Haven to serve as the Director of the Yale Dramat’s Fall Mainstage, […]

“Blackout” event condemns police brutality

In solidarity with black communities on campuses nationwide, a group of around 200 Yalies — all dressed in black — took to Cross Campus Friday afternoon for National Blackout Day.

Patti Smith sheds light on creative process

At the fourth annual Windham-Campbell Prize Festival on Monday, an eclectic crowd of Yale students and New Haven community members welcomed legendary musician, poet and visual artist Patti Smith for the prize’s flagship lecture. Smith is an American rock icon known for her seminal album, “Horses” — hailed as one of the top 100 albums of all time by Rolling Stone magazine — as well as her 2010 National Book Award-winning work “Just Kids” and a number of other achievements in music, visual arts and writing. ..................