AACC Oral Histories: Derek Mubiru

Statement of Purpose: The goal of the Asian American Cultural Center’s Oral History Project is to highlight the individual stories of our fellow New Haven and Yale community members. These oral histories share anecdotes, reflections, and lessons from our interviewee’s family histories and personal lives. It is more important now than ever to share our…

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AACC Oral Histories: Vivian Nguyen

Statement of Purpose: The goal of the Asian American Cultural Center’s Oral History Project is to highlight the individual stories of our fellow New Haven and Yale community members. These oral histories share anecdotes, reflections, and lessons from our interviewee’s family histories and personal lives. It is more important now than ever to share our…

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Trump Sucks: Serial Firings

After President Obama, and probably most of the others before, we were expecting a President to act with poise and grace and be (somewhat) kind. This, however, is not the reality under the Trump Administration. Donald Trump is hotheaded, dangerously stubborn, and full-out delusional, and yet he is running the country. And he (or should…

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Apartheid Divestment Panel Puts Activism in Context

On February 9, 2017, in LC 101, Fossil Free Yale alongside Yale Students for Prison Divestment came together to present a panel of alumni that participated in now infamous protests and demonstrations pushing for divestment from the Apartheid regime in South Africa. The panel consisted of four alumni: Jon Ritter (TC, ‘88), Matthew Countryman (BK,…

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