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Students Express Anger At Yale's Decision On Calhoun College

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Students threw fake money at Yale President Peter Salovey during a forum to discuss the school’s decision not to remove the name of a famous slavery advocate from one of its residential colleges. 116 more words


Yale to keep name of residential college named after a pro-slavery senator

Despite student protests, Yale University will not rename the residential college bearing the name of John C. Calhoun, a proponent of slavery, according to an… 392 more words


Yale keeps controversial name

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — The name John C. Calhoun will remain on one of the 12 residential colleges at Yale. Calhoun is a notorious defender of slavery, a defender of state’s rights, and a man who once labeled slavery as a “positive good.” Yale officials said this decision will encourage the campus community to confront a history of slavery. 270 more words


The Science Behind Brazil's Corruption Problems

As journalists in Brazil grapple with the ongoing corruption scandals in that country, which have embroiled many top government officials, some of them are turning to a rather surprising source: … 624 more words