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  • Charges dropped against Yale window smasher

    07/26/2016 11:17:21 AM PDT · by Puppage · 29 replies
    WTNH Television ^ | 07/26/2016 | Kent Pierce
    NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) – The state of Connecticut dropped all charges against a Yale University employee who smashed a stained glass window he found racially insensitive. Yale had already said it was not pressing charges against Corey Menafee. A state prosecutor said in court that if Yale was not interested in prosecuting Menafee, then there was no reason the state should use its limited resources to proceed with the case.
  • The Latest: Man who smashed Yale window returning to work

    07/19/2016 8:17:09 PM PDT · by DUMBGRUNT · 30 replies
    tulsaworld ^ | 19 july 2016
    Corey Menafee says he destroyed the window inside Calhoun College in New Haven, Connecticut, last month because he found it offensive. The name of the residential college has sparked protests because it honors former Vice President John C. Calhoun, an 1804 Yale graduate and an ardent defender of slavery. Menafee apologized for breaking the window. Yale said it was willing to let him return to work next week.
  • Former Yale basketball captain Jack Montague sues school over expulsion

    06/10/2016 6:39:02 PM PDT · by ErikJohnsky · 10 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Alex Johnson
    Former Yale basketball captain Jack Montague has filed a lawsuit accusing the Ivy League university of wrongfully expelling him over a sexual assault allegation. The suit filed Thursday in federal court in Connecticut names Yale as a defendant along with two university officials who were involved in processing the complaint against Montague.
  • Yale may not recognize Christian fraternity

    11/26/2012 9:31:03 AM PST · by Nachum · 16 replies
    World On Campus ^ | 11/26/12 | Catherine Rogers
    A newly approved Christian fraternity at Yale University may be denied official recognition and student group funding because it plans to restrict membership to men who believe in Jesus. Just days after the leaders of Beta Upsilon Chi (BYX) announced the Yale chapter's formation, the student newspaper reported that the group "will have to change its membership rules if it intends to comply with Yale's anti-discrimination policies."
  • U.S. Gives Yale Researcher $3.9-Million in Tax Dollars to Develop ‘Avatar’ Sex-Ed Video Game

    02/09/2010 1:00:46 PM PST · by Sopater · 34 replies · 602+ views
    CNS News ^ | Friday, February 05, 2010 | Terence P. Jeffrey, Editor-in-Chief
    The Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), a division of the National Institutes of Health, is giving Dr. Lynn Fiellin, an assistant professor at the Yale School of Medicine, $3.9 million over five years to develop a video game to teach “sex, drug and alcohol negotiation and refusal skills" to children 9-14 years of age. The game will feature “virtual characters or avatars” that are guided by the children playing the game to make decisions about whether to engage in behaviors that put them at risk of being infected with HIV. The game’s effectiveness...
  • Yale Freshman Class Council scraps "offensive" shirts (PC alert)

    12/30/2009 4:42:39 AM PST · by reaganrevolutionin2010 · 23 replies · 1,392+ views
    Yale Daily News ^ | 11/19/09 | Jordi Gasso
    The Freshman Class Council has run into controversy with its T-shirts for The Game. The FCC has decided to change the design of its shirts after the original design, which was submitted by students and voted on by the freshman class, sparked outcry from members within the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community. The original design, which won out over five other entries, displayed an F. Scott Fitzgerald quote in the front — “I think of all Harvard men as sissies” — in bold white letters. The back of the long-sleeved, navy blue T-shirt said “WE AGREE” in capital letters,...
  • Annie Le - Missing Yale Student, Body Found

    09/13/2009 6:15:15 PM PDT · by KosmicKitty · 41 replies · 4,216+ views
    Fox News | 9/13/09 | Foxnews
    New Haven police just held a news conference. Saw on Fox News. They found the young woman's body at the Hartford Incinerator.
  • Bloody Clothes Found At Student’s Lab, Police Say

    09/12/2009 2:56:34 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 34 replies · 2,004+ views
    AP Report ^ | September 12, 2009
    Bloody clothes found at student’s lab, police say Missing Yale graduate student was set to get married Sunday in N.Y. Sept . 12, 2009 NEW HAVEN, Conn. - Investigators discovered bloody clothes at a Yale University laboratory building where a 24-year-old graduate student went missing just days before her wedding, NBC News confirmed. Items were found in a ceiling inside the building, New Haven police told the Yale Daily News, the university newspaper. Authorities planned to release more details during a press conference Saturday. Police poured over blueprints and surveillance video footage that show Annie Le had swiped her identification...
  • Yale Bows to Jihadists Over Muhammad Cartoons

    08/14/2009 5:18:00 AM PDT · by libstripper · 13 replies · 876+ views
    Commentary Magazine ^ | August 13, 2009 | Jonathan Tobin
    Yale University Press is set to publish a new book on the 2005 controversy over the publication of 12 cartoons in a Danish newspaper that satirically depicted the Prophet Muhammad. However, the New York Times reports today that the book, titled The Cartoons That Shook the World, by Jytte Klausen, a Danish-born professor of politics at Brandeis University, will lack one important element: the cartoons themselves.
  • Disgrace: Yale removes Mohammed cartoons from book about … Mohammed cartoons

    08/12/2009 6:49:59 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 35 replies · 3,712+ views
    Hotair ^ | 8/12/2009 | Allahpundit
    I’m tempted to call this unbelievable but that simply wouldn’t be true. In fact, the very first words of the Times’s piece are “It’s not all that surprising.” Not only do research universities purportedly devoted to free inquiry now censor primary sources in the interest of “safety,” but I’ve experienced it myself: Imagine, if you will, the absurdity of a panel discussion about images which the audience isn’t allowed to view. It’s come to that. This is the scholarship equivalent of Yale donning a burqa to suppress the temptations its immodesty might otherwise inspire in Muslim men. Good work, academia....
  • Did Sonia Sotomayor's "mentor" at Yale provide her with cocaine?

    07/16/2009 10:10:26 AM PDT · by FromLori · 10 replies · 6,363+ views
    ANDY MARTIN 2009-07-13 09:48:30 - Internet Powerhouse Andy Martin was born in Connecticut and is familiar with the "players" in the sordid drama of "Cocaine Cabranes" and his Puerto Rican students at Yale University. Martin suggests that Sotomayor, a married student at the time, may have been compromised by José Cabranes. Internet Powerhouse Andy Martin on the "Secret Life of Sonia Sotomayor, Part II" Andy Martin Executive Editor “Factually Correct, Not Politically Correct” FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: DID JUDGE JOSÉ CABRANES PROVIDE PUERTO RICAN STUDENTS AT YALE WITH COCAINE? THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN SONIA SOTOMAYOR AND JOSÉ CABRANES BEARS DEEPER...
  • Attorney: Yale turned blind eye when acquiring Van Gogh painting

    06/04/2009 6:22:14 PM PDT · by george76 · 8 replies · 592+ views
    New Haven Register ^ | June 4, 2009
    Yale University's acquisition of a Vincent Van Gogh painting that Russia once claimed as its own amounted to acceptance of stolen property and "art laundering," a descendant of an earlier owner alleges. Pierre Konowaloff of France argues in recent court papers that Russian authorities in the 1917 revolution unlawfully confiscated the painting owned by Konowaloff's ancestor and that the United States deemed the theft a violation of international law. "Yale's continued and wrongful detention of the unlawfully confiscated 'The Night Cafe' is prohibited by customary and international treaty law," Konowaloff's attorneys wrote in the filings. "Yale should be held accountable...
  • Hillary Clinton Surprises Grads At Yale

    05/25/2009 4:17:19 PM PDT · by Extremely Extreme Extremist · 17 replies · 797+ views
    CBS 3 PHILADELPHIA ^ | 25 MAY 2009 | AP
    NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) ― Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton made a surprise return to her alma mater on Monday, picking up an honorary degree from Yale University 36 years after earning her law degree from the Ivy League school. Graduates celebrating commencement at Yale erupted in cheers as Clinton was introduced. In keeping with Yale tradition, the names of honorary degree recipients are a closely held secret, although word began trickling out Sunday of Clinton's participation. None of the 10 honorary degree recipients spoke during the morning ceremony held for the university at large, where Yale handed out...
  • The Art of Folly at Yale

    05/03/2008 10:58:24 AM PDT · by The_Republican · 8 replies · 294+ views
    Washington Post ^ | May 3rd, 2008 | Charles Lane
    Four years at Yale costs $180,000. Here is how senior Aliza Shvarts planned to conclude hers: The art major would repeatedly artificially inseminate herself, then induce miscarriages, which she would record on video. She would build a four-foot-wide plastic cube and wrap it in layers of plastic. Between the layers would be Vaseline mixed with blood from the miscarriages. She would hang the cube at an exhibition and project video of the miscarriages onto four of its sides. "This piece," Shvarts wrote in the Yale Daily News, "is meant to call into question the relationship between form and function as...
  • Abortion Art - Choose Life at Yale Responds

    04/18/2008 8:07:59 PM PDT · by UFC Pride K1 · 16 replies · 221+ views
    PLB ^ | 4/18/2008 | Ruben Obregon
    "Horrified" is how Choose Life at Yale's Margaret Blume describes the general reaction of her peers towards Aliza Shvarts' senior art project, one in which the art major supposedly impregnated and induced abortions on herself over the past year. "Almost every student whom I encountered yesterday was horrified at the thought that Aliza Shvarts had repeatedly impregnated herself, only to induce miscarriages, and glory in her 'freedom' to do so. It was deeply reassuring to me that most of my friends and fellow classmates, regardless of their political views on abortion, shared my outrage for such an awful and unnatural...
  • Yale: Student's Art Project Only 'Creative Fiction' (abortion 'art' was hoax)

    04/17/2008 5:05:27 PM PDT · by mnehring · 23 replies · 75+ views
    <p>A Yale student’s bizarre art project in which she claimed to have repeatedly impregnated and induced abortions in herself is a work of "creative fiction," the university said in a statement this afternoon. The Yale Daily News reported this morning that Aliza Shvarts’s senior project, set to go on display next week, included video of her bleeding in her bathtub, as well as plastic sheeting layered with a mixture of Vaseline and the post-abortion blood. "Ms. Shvarts is engaged in performance art," a Yale spokeswoman, Helaine Klasky, said. "She stated to three senior Yale University officials today, including two deans, that she did not impregnate herself and that she did not induce any miscarriages. The entire project is an art piece, a creative fiction designed to draw attention to the ambiguity surrounding form and function of a woman’s body." Ms. Klasky went on to suggest that Yale would not have permitted a project of the sort described in the student newspaper. "Had these acts been real, they would have violated basic ethical standards and raised serious mental and physical health concerns."</p>
  • Yale Student Engages in Shocking Self-Induced Abortion Art Display

    04/17/2008 11:47:55 AM PDT · by julieee · 26 replies · 738+ views ^ | April 17, 2008 | Steven Ertelt
    by Steven Ertelt Editor April 17, 2008 New Haven, CT ( -- A Yale University art student is causing a national controversy with her senior art project that revolves around self-induced abortions. Aliza Shvarts says she artificially inseminated herself “as often as possible" in order to become pregnant and self-induced an abortion with the dangerous RU 486 drug. Shvarts, a senior art major, would intentionally cause the death of the babies in with the abortion drug. Full story at:
  • Yale Art Student Claims She Used Blood Samples, Video of Self-Induced Abortions for Senior Project

    04/17/2008 2:49:37 PM PDT · by nmh · 31 replies · 224+ views
    Fox News ^ | Thursday, April 17, 2008 | By Catherine Donaldson-Evans
    Yale Art Student Claims She Used Blood Samples, Video of Self-Induced Abortions for Senior Project Thursday, April 17, 2008 By Catherine Donaldson-Evans A Yale student who claims she artificially inseminated herself "as often as possible" and then took drugs to induce miscarriages for her senior art project says she will showcase the stomach-turning display next week — complete with her own blood samples and videos from the terminated possible pregnancies. The story of art major Aliza Shvarts' upcoming exhibit, which the Yale Daily News broke Thursday, has sparked widespread disgust and outrage. "It’s clearly depraved. I think the poor woman...
  • Yale Student Induces Abortion On Herself For Art Project

    04/17/2008 6:31:45 AM PDT · by nancyvideo · 182 replies · 431+ views
    Beginning next Tuesday, Yale senior Shvarts will be displaying her senior art project, a documentation of a nine-month process during which she artificially inseminated herself ?as often as possible? while periodically taking abortifacient drugs to induce miscarriages
  • Blair to teach 'faith and globalisation' at Yale University

    03/08/2008 5:57:37 PM PST · by Blogger · 20 replies · 598+ views
    Blair to teach 'faith and globalisation' at Yale University JAMES TAPSFIELD TONY Blair is to further his interest in religion by teaching classes on "faith and globalisation" at the prestigious Yale University in an initiative linked to the Tony Blair Faith Foundation, due to be launched later this year. Academics at Yale School of Management and Divinity are working with Mr Blair to finalise details of the course. A source close to the former prime minister said he was "delighted" to be taking on the new challenge. The Connecticut university's president, Richard Levin, said staff were "honoured" Mr Blair would...
  • Former British leader Tony Blair to teach at Yale [Barf Alert]

    03/07/2008 3:34:36 PM PST · by kiriath_jearim · 27 replies · 586+ views
    Reuters ^ | 3/7/08 | n/a
    BOSTON (Reuters) - Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair will teach at Yale University in the next academic year starting in September, leading a course on "faith and globalization," the Ivy League school said on Friday. Yale, the alma mater of U.S. President George W. Bush, said Blair had been appointed Howland Distinguished Fellow, a post that dates to 1915 and which has been occupied by such notable individuals as former Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi and journalist Sir Alistair Cooke. Blair, a part-time international envoy for Palestinian economic development since he stepped down last year, will also participate in...
  • Yale experience depravity for some-Orthodox Jewish students file lawsuit [contrast: woman only gym]

    03/05/2008 3:58:42 PM PST · by SJackson · 37 replies · 659+ views
    Findarticles ^ | Nov 10, 1997 | David Wagner
    'Yale experience' is depravity for some - Orthodox Jewish students file lawsuit Insight on the News, Nov 10, 1997 by David Wagner Five Orthodox Jewish undergraduates are seeking legal relief from Yale College's freshman ad sophomore housing rules. The dispute is the latest skirmish in the ongoing culture war. On Oct. 15, following months of negotiations, five Orthodox Jewish students at Yale filed a lawsuit against the college. The students believe that Yale's gender-integrated campus dormitories are incompatible with the moral requirements of Orthodox Jewish life, and they are asking to be exempted from Yale's rule requiring freshmen and sophomores...
  • Yale Daily News Deletes Article on Abortion-Teaching Presentation

    01/25/2008 5:15:14 PM PST · by wagglebee · 9 replies · 475+ views
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 1/25/08 | John Connolly
    NEW HAVEN, Connecticut, January 25, 2008 ( - The Yale Daily news removed coverage from its website of a demonstration on Yale's campus that allowed participants to perform mock abortions on anatomically correct models of the human female pelvis. The original coverage relates the demonstration's methods in detail, including the use of models of the female pelvis, complete with fallopian tubes, cervixes, vaginas, and papayas on which mock abortions were performed. The article was pulled from the website, however, after it attracted attention on the Catholic Answers Forums and the blog GODSBODY ( Rasha Khoury MED '08, a member of...
  • Yale Law to allow military recruiters [jeopardized about $300 million in federal funding..]

    09/19/2007 4:35:47 PM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 39 replies · 489+ views
    Yale Law to allow military recruiters By JOHN CHRISTOFFERSEN, Associated Press Writer 40 minutes ago Yale Law School will end its policy of not working with military recruiters following a court ruling this week that jeopardized about $300 million in federal funding, school officials said Wednesday. Yale and other universities had objected to the Pentagon's "don't ask, don't tell" policy that allows gay men and women to serve in the military only if they keep their sexual orientation to themselves. Yale Law School had refused to assist military recruiters because the Pentagon wouldn't sign a nondiscrimination pledge. The 2nd U.S....
  • The Day the Social Gospel Died [Yale's William Sloane Coffin Jr. dies at age 81]

    04/22/2006 3:56:19 PM PDT · by rhema · 45 replies · 1,162+ views
    Human Events ^ | Apr 20, 2006 | Marvin Olasky
    "A long, long time ago I can still remember ..." That's how Don McLean's No. 1 hit from 1971, "American Pie," begins. The news earlier this month was that William Sloane Coffin Jr., America's most famous liberal minister from the 1960s through the 1980s, had just died at age 81. Obituaries noted that Coffin, recipient of an elite education in New England and Paris, had thought of a career as a concert pianist, but became Yale University chaplain in 1958. "February made me shiver, With every paper I'd deliver, Bad news on the doorstep, I couldn't take one more step."...
  • Union Chief Arrested During Yale Strike

    08/29/2003 11:49:06 AM PDT · by Pikamax · 5 replies · 98+ views
    rapidcityjournal ^ | 08/29/03 | DIANE SCARPONI
    Union Chief Arrested During Yale Strike By DIANE SCARPONI NEW HAVEN, Conn. - A national union president and dozens of union members were arrested Friday as striking Yale University workers began blocking major intersections near the school. John Wilhelm, head of the Hotel Employees and Restaurant Employees International union, joined campus service and clerical workers in the third day of a strike seeking better pay and pensions. At least 80 people, including Wilhelm, were arrested Friday as they blocked the streets. "I hope this will move us toward a very speedy settlement of our contract," said Mary Kilton, an employee...