On Tuesday afternooon, Yale University’s chapter of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity announced that it would dissociate from its national organization and would henceforth be known as “Leo,” reports the Yale Daily News.
Yale has decided on names for its two new residential colleges opening in 2017, and students are upset that one of those names is Benjamin Franklin.
Harvard has installed a plaque honoring four slaves who worked in the households of two university presidents in the 1700s and, more broadly, recognizing the school’s history with slavery.
In a particularly dumb iteration of an age-old trend, news outlets cannot seem to get over the fact that a Yale student was expelled and kicked off the Yale basketball team for sexual misconduct right before the NCAA tournament, emphasis right before the NCAA tournament.
A lawyer for Jack Montague, the former captain of the Yale men’s basketball team who was recently expelled on charges of sexual misconduct, has released a statement disputing those charges and calling his expulsion “excessive by any rational measure.” Claiming that Montague has been used as a “whipping boy” to dispel…
For the better part of a month, rumors have been churning through Yale’s campus on the absence of men’s basketball captain Jack Montague, whose expulsion was confirmed by his father last week. On Wednesday evening, the New York Times reported that the expulsion was in connection to a sexual misconduct case; Thursday…
In an email reporters around 5 PM on Wednesday, Yale assistant director for sports publicity Tim Bennett shared a statement from the men’s basketball team, which has recently come under fire for publicly supporting expelled team captain Jack Montague amid rumors of sexual assault.
The Yale men’s basketball team, facing controversy over various public displays of support for expelled team captain Jack Montague, has signaled a continuation of that support following their win against Columbia on Saturday.
The New Haven Register reports that Yale senior and men’s basketball captain Jack Montague was in fact expelled, although it has thus far been impossible to verify the official reason behind his expulsion.
Early Monday morning, posters were seen at the entrance of Payne Whitney Gymnasium and on bulletin boards around Yale University’s campus that read “Yale Men’s Basketball: Stop Supporting a Rapist.”
In a lengthy memo distributed today, Yale President Peter Salovey promised sweeping changes at the university, following two weeks of protests and student demands. The letter focuses on taking steps toward what he describes as “a more inclusive Yale.”
During the week of Halloween, Yale University’s Intercultural Affairs Council sent a campus-wide memo, appealing for students to be sensitive about their costumes. Days later, a faculty member opposed the minority conglomerate’s memo in a letter, invoking free speech. On Halloween Eve, a frat brother allegedly denied…
As this wild week in American education continues, a large swastika was found painted on a building at Bowie State University, a historically Black college in Maryland. The swastika was spray-painted on a communications building named for Martin Luther King Jr.
Beginning in the mid 1930s, government-funded photographers fanned out across the country to document America. And now, thanks to a spiffy new database, you can browse these frankly amazing photos county by county. Look up your hometown!
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The Yale chapter of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity has been banned from campus until 2016, reportedly for violating the school's sexual misconduct policies, then impeding a university investigation into the frat's actions. Nobody is saying just what the violation was, only that it involved a presentation that took…
After months of mandatory weigh-ins, stern finger waggings from campus health officials, and stress over her academic future, Yale University has graciously agreed to stop trying to kick twenty-year-old history major Frances Chan out of school for being too thin.
A whole bunch of Yale frat dudes have been slapped with a lawsuit in connection with a fatal tailgating accident at the Harvard-Yale football game.
Another shitty repercussion of the government shutdown: the Office of Civil Rights has to temporarily halt all Title IX investigations.
Yale released eight hypothetical scenarios that might fall under its "nonconsensual sex" umbrella in response to criticism regarding how the university handles sexual assault — and why it calls sexual assault "nonconsensual sex." The scenarios, which read like Ivy League "Choose Your Own Adventure" prompts (I'm…