Yale University Discovers Firsthand the Awful Results of Gender…

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 2:30pm 1/10/12 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 10:10am 9/07/11 10:10am

Depressed Dudes More Likely To Drown Sorrows In Drink

Women! We loooove talking about our feelings when we're sad, according to a new study out of the Yale School of Medicine. But men, on the other hand, are more likely to avoid expressing their anxiety and instead just bury it with beer. Yale researchers exposed 54 "social drinkers" (27 men, 27 women) to three fake… » 5/12/08 4:30pm 5/12/08 4:30pm

Yale Renders Aliza Shvarts' Art Installation Impotent

As much as some of us want the little performance artist who could bleed from her vagina, Aliza Shvarts, to just go away, we feel obliged to offer you an update on the controversy. The senior art exhibition went up yesterday, without Aliza's piece (which she claims may use blood from self-induced miscarriages), and… » 4/23/08 5:00pm 4/23/08 5:00pm

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 5:30pm 2/20/08 5:30pm