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Women Sue to Change
'Toxic' Frat Culture at Yale
Feb 13, 2019 1:03 AM CST
Women Sue to Change 'Toxic' Frat Culture at Yale
Class-action suit seeks gender integration
- Three women who say they were groped at frat parties during their first semesters at Yale are suing for major changes to the Greek system—including integration. Anna McNeil, 20, Eliana Singer, 19, and Ry Walker, 20, have filed a class-action suit against Yale and nine all-male fraternities, saying Yale...
10 Best Colleges for the Money
Oct 24, 2018 9:20 AM CDT
10 Best Colleges for the Money
MIT tops the list
- If you're going to fork over close to $50,000 a year to go to college—the top-end average for tuition, room, and board at a four-year school—you want the best ROI on your money. WalletHub looked at close to 1,000 of America's higher-education venues, examining...
Classmate Says Kavanaugh
Oct 1, 2018 6:21 AM CDT
Classmate Says Kavanaugh 'Mischaracterized' Drinking
He says nominee wasn't being honest in Senate testimony
- One of Brett Kavanaugh's former drinking buddies at Yale says the Supreme Court nominee was not telling the truth when he testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee last week. In a statement Sunday, classmate Chad Ludington said he is "deeply troubled by what has been a blatant mischaracterization...
'Tiger Mom' Prof Denies
Sep 23, 2018 9:40 AM CDT
'Tiger Mom' Prof Denies Kavanaugh Story
Amy Chua calls accusations "100% false"
- Amy Chua denies ever telling would-be clerks to dress a certain way when interviewing for jobs with Brett Kavanaugh, the
Wall Street Journal
reports. "Everything that is being said about the advice I give to students applying to Brett Kavanaugh—or any judge—is outrageous, 100% false, and the...
College' Is Named
Sep 7, 2018 12:17 PM CDT
'America's Best College' Is Named
Harvard tops list in 'Wall Street Journal' rankings
- "Hidden gems" emerge in an annual ranking of US colleges, a collaboration between the
Wall Street Journal
and Times Higher Education, though the school taking the top spot for a second year in a row is far from hidden—it's called Harvard. Factoring in resources, engagement, environment, and...
Probably Doing It Wrong
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT
Jun 3, 2018 10:38 AM CDT
Happiness: You're Probably Doing It Wrong
Yale's most popular course is all about learning to practice it
- It's called "PSYC 157: Psychology and the Good Life," and the course taught by Laurie Santos just happens to be the most popular one ever offered at Yale, writes Adam Sternbergh at the Cut . Its aim is to teach students to be happier. Sternbergh took the course...
Out Hat to
May 21, 2018 10:20 AM CDT
Clinton Pulls Out Hat to Rib Trump at Yale
It wasn't a 'MAGA' hat
- Hillary Clinton returned to Yale University this weekend, warning the graduating class of the "tumultuous times" that await them—and then using the school's tradition of over-the-top headwear to rib President Trump with her own unusual hat: a Russian fur cap. The audience laughed as she said, "...
White Yale Student Calls Cops
on Black Student for Napping
May 10, 2018 6:45 AM CDT
White Yale Student Calls Cops on Black Student for Napping
Police arrived after Lolade Siyonbola was discovered snoozing in a common area
- A white graduate student at Yale called police on a black graduate student who'd fallen asleep in a common area of their campus residence—an episode that a dean said shows the need for efforts to make the Ivy League university a more inclusive place, Per the AP , Lolade...
Bill Cosby Stings
May 3, 2018 7:02 AM CDT
Why Yale's Move Against Bill Cosby Stings
He's first in university's history to have honorary degree rescinded
- Bill Cosby has been the recipient of at least 60 honorary degrees from colleges and universities, more than 20 of which revoked the honor in advance of his guilty verdict last week, per the AP . Several others—Carnegie Mellon University, Notre Dame, Johns Hopkins University, and Cosby's alma mater,...
Yale's Skull and Bones
Issues Rare Public Statement
Apr 18, 2018 10:29 AM CDT
Yale's Skull and Bones Issues Rare Public Statement
Warns students of impostor carrying out pranks
- Skull and Bones, the secret society at Yale University, is warning of an impostor who has called some students purporting to recruit them and then asked them to complete a humiliating challenge, the AP reports. The campus society has figured prominently in books, films, and conspiracy theories. Its secrecy has...
Yale Condemns 'Disturbing'
Medical Selfie Amid Training
Feb 5, 2018 7:16 PM CST
Yale Condemns 'Disturbing' Medical Selfie Amid Training
Dentistry professor, students posed with severed heads
- Graduate dental school students and a top University of Connecticut orthodontics professor took a selfie with two severed heads used for medical research at a training workshop at Yale University last year—an episode Yale officials called "disturbing" and "inexcusable." The selfie was taken in June at...
This Is Most-Popular Class
in Yale's 316-Year History
Jan 27, 2018 11:38 AM CST
This Is Most-Popular Class in Yale's 316-Year History
With nearly a quarter of all undergrads enrolled
- It turns out a whole lot of Yale students want to learn to be happier. The
New York Times
reports the recently offered Psyc 147—or "Psychology and the Good Life"—is the most popular course in Yale's 316 years of existence. "Students want to change...
Report: Yale Psychiatrist Spoke
With Lawmakers About Trump
Jan 4, 2018 9:40 AM CST
Report: Yale Psychiatrist Spoke With Lawmakers About Trump
Politico reports Yale psychiatry professor Dr. Bandy X. Lee was in DC for 2 days
- Yale University psychiatry professor Dr. Bandy X. Lee has President Trump's mind on her mind. She entered the spotlight in the fall with the October release of
The Dangerous Case of Donald Trump
, a book she edited that collected assessments from 27 psychiatrists and mental health experts on the...
Resolution Possible in Brutal
1998 Slaying of Yale Student
Sep 28, 2017 9:07 AM CDT
Resolution Possible in Brutal 1998 Slaying of Yale Student
Charges could come in future, says FOI officer
- Suzanne Jovin was found near the Yale campus in New Haven, Conn., with 17 stab wounds to her neck and head and the tip of a knife lodged in her skull. Nineteen years later, investigators and an assistant state's attorney are still devoting eight hours each week to the...
Teen Gets Into Yale
With Essay on ...
Jun 2, 2017 8:42 AM CDT
Teen Gets Into Yale With Essay on ... Papa John's
Carolina Williams described her delight upon receiving a pizza from the chain
- "When the delivery person rings my doorbell, I instantly morph into one of Pavlov's dogs, salivating to the sound that signals the arrival of the cheesy, circular glory." That's how Tennessee's Carolina Williams describes her delight upon receiving a pizza from Papa John's, which...
Students 'Floored' By Yale
Dean's Mean Yelp Reviews
May 17, 2017 10:44 AM CDT
Students 'Floored' By Yale Dean's Mean Yelp Reviews
'If you are white trash, this is the perfect night out for you'
- A dean at Yale University is taking heat for less-than-diplomatic Yelp reviews on anything from restaurants to gyms. June Chu, the dean of Pierson College, brought up race and class constantly. Though she has since deleted her Yelp account,
Yale Daily News
took screenshots of some of the reviews (and...
at Yale Have Been on
Hunger Strike for Weeks
May 10, 2017 8:14 PM CDT
Graduate Students at Yale Have Been on Hunger Strike for Weeks
It has to do with their right to unionize
- The hunger strike underway by graduate students at Yale hit the two-week mark earlier this week, WFSB reports. Graduate students (who also act as instructors) from eight academic departments that voted to unionize have been protesting in front of Yale President Peter Salovey's office because he won't negotiate...
Every Single School in the
Ivy League Wants This Girl
Apr 5, 2017 6:07 AM CDT
Every Single School in the Ivy League Wants This Girl
Ifeoma White-Thorpe wants to study biology, but says her poetry got her in
- Ifeoma White-Thorpe is going places. Two years ago, the New Jersey teen won the grand prize in the National Liberty Museum Selma Speech and Essay Contest (watch her recite it on YouTube ), she's aced all of her AP classes, she's president of her high school's student...
Yale to Rename College
Honoring White Supremacist
Feb 11, 2017 3:02 PM CST
Yale to Rename College Honoring White Supremacist
Calhoun College will now honor computer 'visionary' Grace Hopper
- Yale University announced Saturday it will be renaming a residential college named for a former US vice president and virulent white supremacist, the Wall Street Journal reports. According to CBS News , John C. Calhoun graduated from Yale in 1804 and went on to become a South Carolina senator. Calhoun College...
Yale Students Strip Down
During Win Over Harvard
Nov 19, 2016 4:19 PM CST
Yale Students Strip Down During Win Over Harvard
'Behold, the bare asses of the brightest young minds in America'
- The Yale football team beat Harvard for the first time in a decade Saturday, leading to a display of naked emotion by Bulldog fans—emphasis on naked. With Yale leading 14-7 in the second half, a section of fans stripped completely nude and mooned the field. "Behold, the bare...
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