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Yale professor found dead in his jail cell hours after fighting with police

A Yale University professor was found dead in his jail cell a day after he was arrested following a domestic dispute. Officers were called Saturday afternoon to the home of Samuel See, whose sister called to report the dispute between the English professor and his estranged husband, Sunder Ganglani. The…

Yale University on lockdown as police search for alleged gunman

Yale University announced Monday it was on lockdown following reports of an armed person on the loose at one of the most prestigious universities in the United States. A series of alerts on its website ordered all staff and students to shelter in place until further notice, as teams of…

Students say ‘poopetrator’ behind Yale laundry room soilings

Police are trying to determine who has been defecating into students’ laundry at a Yale University residence hall. Investigators aren’t sure who relieved themselves at least twice in a laundry room at Saybrook College, one of the university’s 12 residential colleges, but students have dubbed the culprit the “poopetrator.” One…

Brazilian journalist accuses Yale police of ‘extremely violent’ behavior

Claudia Trevisan had traveled to Yale University in the hope of securing an interview with the president of Brazil’s supreme court. Instead, she found herself writing a very different legal story. Soon after arriving on campus she was arrested, handcuffed and held in a cell for several hours. In an…

Yale opens controversial college in Singapore, citing need for ‘critical thinking’ in the city-state and other Asian countries

Yale University formally opened a controversial liberal arts college in tightly governed Singapore on Tuesday, saying there was demand for “critical thinking” in the city-state and other Asian nations. The Yale-NUS College, a joint project with the National University of Singapore, had been criticised by faculty members of the leading…

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