'We Need Yale to Choose Us': Inside the Racial Tensions of the Ivy League

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… »11/17/15 11:15am11/17/15 11:15am

Yale Frat SAE Banned For Violating Sexual Misconduct Policy

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… »2/13/15 2:50pm2/13/15 2:50pm

Yale University Discovers Firsthand the Awful Results of Gender Cohabitation

When Yale University introduced gender neutral housing for seniors, it was an experiment to see what happens when people stop being polite and start getting real, and also a test to see whether male/female cohabitation might work for the general student population. And after a trial period allowing upperclassmen to… »1/10/12 2:30pm1/10/12 2:30pm

Murdered Student's Family Sues Yale, Says School Didn't Protect Women

Yale is already under fire for allegedly allowing a "hostile sexual environment" to exist on campus, and the charges just got far more serious. Two years after graduate student Annie Le was murdered in a Yale lab, her parents have filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the university, saying it's failed to protect… »9/07/11 10:10am9/07/11 10:10am

Universities Battle Unconventional Forms Of Sexual Harassment

Sexual harassment is nothing new on college campuses. But Tufts University, which happens to be my alma mater, is experiencing an outbreak of female trouble that goes beyond your run of the mill professors-petting-students issues: Female students are coming forward saying that, while studying in the university's main… »2/20/08 5:30pm2/20/08 5:30pm