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Campus Report on Andrew Song’s Talk: “Soldiers for Sale”

As part of the Global Perspectives Society’s Student Speaker Series, YRIS editor and Naval ROTC cadet Andrew Song gave a talk on the rise of military contractors in modern conflicts on April 19. Entitled “Soldiers for […]

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Facing Mirrors: A Film about Transgender Rights in Iran

Written by Ariana Habibi On February 22, 2019, The Program in Iranian Studies at the MacMillan Center hosted a screening of ​Facing Mirrors (آینه های روبرو)​ , an Iranian drama film centered upon transgender rights in […]

Review: “Democracy and Dissent”

Written by Mary Orsak On April 6, over 50 students and alumni protested University President Peter Salovey during his speech honoring 50 years of Asian American Student Alliance. This protest followed the withdrawal of 13 professors […]

Nadia Murad and the Yazidi Genocide

Written by Leila Iskandarani On Thursday, April 18, the Genocide Studies Program at the Macmillan Center hosted Nadia Murad, a 2019 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate and survivor of the Yazidi genocide. The event was the keynote […]

The Jangmadang Generation: Change in North Korea Begins with the Youth

Written by Brandon Lu On April 11th, 2019, ThiNK at Yale (There’s Hope in North Korea) hosted a screening of The Jangmadang Generation, a documentary by Liberty in North Korea, for the Yale student body. Jangmadangs […]

The Rise of Multilateral Externalization: How the International System ...

Written by Leila Iskandarani On Friday, April 5, the Yale Law School hosted a panel discussing the rise of multilateralism as states seek to evade their legal obligations to provide refugee protections. The panel, part of […]

Building Utility Infrastructure to Support Palestinians in the West Ba ...

Written by Katrina Starbird Asmahan Simry, Palestinian citizen of Israel and human rights activist focused on the treatment of Palestinians, introduced her humanitarian technology organization to undergraduates on March 5th at the Slifka Center for Jewish […]

Challenges Ahead for Chinese-Canadian Camaraderie: A Discussion with Y ...

Written by Coco Chai Yale China In Focus, a student-run independent, non-profit organization on campus, held a roundtable discussion on the current issues regarding Chinese-Canadian relationship and the future challenges that the two countries face on […]

Building Utility Infrastructure to Support Palestinians in the West Ba ...

Written by Katrina Starbird Asmahan Simry, Palestinian citizen of Israel and human rights activist focused on the treatment of Palestinians, introduced her humanitarian technology organization to undergraduates on March 5th at the Slifka Center for Jewish […]

Ending the War in Yemen: How Citizens, the United States, and the Worl ...

Written by Alayna Lee After three years of conflict, the war in Yemen has not shown any signs of stopping, and it has  turned into one of the most severe humanitarian crises the international community faces […]

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