Yale History

  • Light & Verity

    Written in stone

    A new monument honors the first women of Yale College.

    Nov/Dec 2019
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    First-person stories: Yale administration

    “In my most difficult year, despite all of Yale’s resources, I was mostly on my own.”

    Sep/Oct 2019
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    First-person stories: May Day

    “I was taken aback to see policemen throwing tear gas canisters over the Vanderbilt gate into the courtyard of our dormitory.”

    Sep/Oct 2019 | Ico comments 3 comments
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    First-person stories: Yale men

    "The quarterback of the Yale football team, Matt Jordan, knew how to diaper a baby. It helps when you are the oldest of six children."

    Sep/Oct 2019 | Ico comments 1 comment
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    Bending toward equality

    How—and when—the proportion of women in Yale College reached 50 percent.

    Sep/Oct 2019
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    First-person stories: gratitude

    "With opportunity came responsibility—the responsibility to excel, lest other women not be allowed to follow in my footsteps."

    Sep/Oct 2019