Silliman College, the largest residential college at Yale University. At Yale, most freshmen live in freshman housing on Old Campus, clustered according to their assignments. Freshmen assigned to Silliman and nearby Timothy Dwight instead live in their College among upperclassmen.
Last week, when we heard the news about final clubs and the Harvard administration, we turned to our most trusted source for all things Harvard: the Yale Daily News. With rumors about protests and cover photos of Alpha Phi sorority squats flooding our newsfeeds, we were eager to learn the facts. What was all this hubbub about the clubs?
A wave of student protest failed to persuade Yale University to remove the name of former U.S. Vice President and slavery advocate John C. Calhoun from a residential college named after him.
Remember last year when we gloated over the fact that Yale copied Harvard by adopting CS50, our notorious introductory computer science class with record breaking enrollment numbers of over 800 students? Well, the saying “what goes around comes around” must exist for a reason, since recently some administrators at Harvard have been looking up to Yale to improve its social scene.
Yale University’s Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity and more than 80 of its former members have settled lawsuits outside of court with victims of a collision at the 2011 Harvard-Yale football Game, which left one woman dead and two others injured.