Around the Ivies
Brown:Phi Kappa Psi fraternity has been suspended following claims from two students of date-rape drug use in drinks at a party this past weekend. One of the students also reported being sexually assaulted the same night, and both experienced memory loss, the Brown Daily Herald reported.
Columbia:Student activists joined elected city officials at New York City Hall to discuss the proposed New York Campus Safety Act before a public hearing, the Spectator reported. The legislation would give New York college students a list of resource centers and create a task force to address domestic violence in the city.
Cornell:Cornell students and faculty celebrated World Food Day for the first time, with programming including film screenings and panel discussions, the Cornell Daily Sun reported. The two-day event culminated in a dinner of sustainable local food prepared by the university’s dining services.
Harvard:In a departure from previous meetings, Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana met privately with leaders of unrecognized social clubs to discuss Harvard’s social scene and inclusivity, the Crimson reported.
Penn:A career services report showed an increase in employment numbers for Penn’s most recent graduates. Seventy-three percent of the Class of 2014 obtained full-time employment, up from 66.8 percent of the Class of 2013, the Daily Pennsylvanian reported.
Princeton:On Tuesday, the Dalai Lama spoke at Princeton about compassion and purpose. The International Shugden Community protested the event, arguing that the Dalai Lama has formalized discrimination against certain Buddhist sects, the Daily Princetonian reported.
Yale:Faculty and administration will soon review the university’s four cultural centers, hosting a discussion series about their role on campus, the Yale Daily News reported. The push comes as two of the cultural centers search for new directors.