" . . . concerns in the wake of a fiery exchange about "culturally offensive" Halloween costumes as well as allegations that a fraternity recently held a "white girls only" party.
Other issues at hand, according students, are injustices they've witnessed when it comes to hiring and the lack of diversity among tenured professors and faculty on the track to get tenure."
"The other issue includes allegations that the Yale chapter of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity threw a "white girls only" party and denied classmates entry based on their race. The fraternity has denied the allegations and called them "deeply disheartening."
"The racial argument flared up around Halloween. After the Intercultural Affairs Council email was sent out, Yale lecturer Erika Christakis fired back with an email defending "students' rights to wear potentially offensive costumes as an expression of free speech," according to The Yale Daily News."