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  • Yale University censors ‘hostile’ historic artwork

    08/17/2017 2:02:29 PM PDT · by Red Badger · 7 replies
    www.thecollegefix.com ^ | August 17, 2017 | Matthew Stein
    Committee on Art in Public Spaces deems image ‘not appropriate’ Officials at Yale University recently censored a stone work of art on campus depicting an armed Native American and Puritan side by side, which has been described as a “hostile” image by the Ivy League institution’s alumni magazine. The stone carving was edited to cover up the Puritan’s musket, while the Native American’s bow was left as is, reports Yale Alumni Magazine. The decision to censor the carving was made by both head librarian Susan Gibbons and Yale’s Committee on Art in Public Spaces, the latter of which advises President...
  • Yale Dean Steps Down After Calling People ‘White Trash’ in Yelp Comments

    06/22/2017 9:31:40 AM PDT · by C19fan · 31 replies
    Breitbart ^ | June 22, 2017 | Tom Ciccotta
    June Chu, who came under fire earlier in 2017 for using disparaging terms like “white trash” in Yelp reviews, has left Yale University. “Dean Chu has left her position at Pierson College and wishes the best to the students,” Pierson College administrative head Stephen Davis wrote in an email to students. “As a result, I am initiating the process of the search for a new dean, who will be in place before the start of the fall term.”
  • Yale College Republicans Host Barbecue Right Next To Hunger Strike

    04/30/2017 3:18:59 AM PDT · by Helicondelta · 31 replies
    dailycaller.com ^ | 04/29/2017
    Members of the Yale College Republicans hosted a barbecue Friday right next to where members of the Local 33 graduate student union participated in a hunger strike, the New Haven Register reports. The College Republicans served a meal of barbecued beef, baked beans and corn to those on the plaza, just a few feet from the tent Local 33 had erected to house hunger strikers protesting the school’s decision not to negotiate a contract. The union chapter said it wants the hunger strike to be a source of joy, and invited others to join in when one of their members...
  • Geraldo Rivera resigns [Yale] as Calhoun associate fellow

    02/13/2017 4:49:38 AM PST · by Daffynition · 35 replies
    YaleDailyNews ^ | Feb 13, 2017 | Jingyi Cui, Adelaide Feibel & Ryan Gittler
    In a tweet Sunday morning, Fox News correspondent Geraldo Rivera said he resigned from his position as an associate fellow of Calhoun College, a day after Yale announced that it would rename the college in honor of Grace Hopper GRD ’34.
  • Yale drops slavery proponent Calhoun from college name

    02/12/2017 5:30:44 AM PST · by Leaning Right · 25 replies
    Yahoo ^ | Feb. 11, 2017 | AP
    After years of debate, Yale University announced Saturday it will change the name of a residential college that honors a 19th century alumnus and former U.S. vice president who was an ardent supporter of slavery. Yale trustees said the Ivy League university is renaming Calhoun College after trailblazing computer scientist Grace Murray Hopper, a mathematician who earned Yale degrees in the 1930s, invented a pioneering computer programming language and became a Navy rear admiral.
  • Yale Professor Cancels Exam for Snowflake Students Distraught at Election Result

    11/09/2016 5:13:06 AM PST · by C19fan · 22 replies
    Heat Street ^ | November 9, 2016 | Staff
    Home CULTURE WARS By Heat Street Staff | 7:03 am, November 9, 2016 Liberal students across the nation watched in shock as Donald Trump clinched victory from Hillary Clinton to become the 45th president of the United States. But some wiped their tears, and pulled themselves together enough to ask their professors to cancel their exams because they were so upset by the results. And one Yale economics professor heard the cry, and decided to protect his snowflake charges by making the test optional.
  • 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 http://www.pr-inside.com/did-sonia-sotomayor-s-mentor-at-r1383690.htm 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 http://ContrarianCommentary.com “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...