Inaction Bests Executive Action on Immigration

Immigration is an area where ideology and political power plays overshadow real pragmatic discussion of what needs to happen. – Yale’s Professor Alicia Schmidt-Camacho, the Director of Undergraduate Studies for Ethnicity, Race, and Migration. As the number of undocumented immigrants in the United States reaches unprecedented levels and hyper-partisanship halting Congress, immigration reform is an


Floggings, Beheadings, and the Western Narrative

In front of the busy Al-Jalafi Mosque in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, a short, pixelated cellphone video captures the graphic scene of a man being mercilessly flogged in front of hundreds of onlookers. A policeman shouts at the crowd that no cellphones are allowed and recording is forbidden, but the mob’s rhythmic chants of “Allahu akbar”


A Grateful Guest: How Yale Gives Back to its Host City

Greeted by the high-pitched giggles of students and the whirring of pencil sharpeners, Hannah Greene ‘18 enters the office at New Haven Reads, a place that truly has become a second-home for her. In the cramped, but cozy space, filled with cubicles of eager students and teachers, she awaits patiently for the twins she has