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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Loving When It’s Convenient

Community is just as much identity as faith, labor, and empathy, and the recognition that these pieces are inextricably connected is terrifying. When we draw from our past experiences, we are able to see a pathway towards change for all of us. That includes loving and loving fiercely, and loving not just in times of…

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The Ethics of Solidarity

by Sohum Pal Recently, I wandered into Maya’s Room at Silliman College. I had just had brunch and I wanted to see the Love.Study.Struggle exhibition that Down was putting on. I took my time passing through the exhibition —marveling at the beauty and the joy it captured, certainly, but also absorbing the pain of the…

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