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Yale History

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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
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    First-person stories: in the classroom

    "One professor stated that I . . . would not know about bridge building, since I had never had an Erector Set."

    Sep/Oct 2019
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    First-person stories: in the colleges

    "The first week was filled with lots of upperclassmen coming to try to sign us up for the laundry service, and who knows what else—but mostly just eager to look us over."

    Sep/Oct 2019