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The Dwight Hall Difference

Published September 27, 2017
Dwight Hall Contributes Significantly at the Student Org Summit

A Reflection on the Renovation of Dwight Hall

Published August 22, 2017
Over the course of the 2017 - 2018 academic year, our historic building will undergo a transformation into a modernized hub for student service and activism. The Old Library, which became the home of Dwight Hall at Yale in 1930

Continuing the Legacy: Reflecting on Dwight Hall Alumni Reunion Reception 2017

Published June 27, 2017
To be frank, I began to question whether my generation has had to deal with such intense circumstances while at Yale. One alumnae explicitly posed the question, and I watched as my peers struggled to answer it...AmeriCorps Member and alumni laughing on Dwight Hall Library Couch

Lessons Beyond the Classroom: What I Have Learned Through Finding my Home in Students for Autism Awareness at Yale

Published June 25, 2017
My experience at Wilbur Cross wholly exemplifies exactly why service is so important to me. It’s a symbiotic relationship in which I truly gain just as much as I give... Tshirt decorated and painted

The Meaning of Mentorship

Published June 9, 2017
"Three years after joining J-Z AMP, I am thankful. Thankful for the lessons that these students have imparted on me. Thankful for the struggles. Thankful for the smiles..."Group of mentees and mentors posing for a picture in front of water and skyline

Washington DC Gathering: A Bridge Between Past and Present

Published May 25, 2017
"Dwight Hall has created a community of compassion for me and thousands of students even long after they depart from Yale..." Group of students speaking to alumni in DC

Yale Hunger Heroes DESK Blog Posts: 1. Beyond Charity: In Search of Justice 2. Separate Plates, Same Table

Published May 19, 2017
"For four years, this has been by far the most significant and meaningful aspect of my time here..."

Good Mornings at Sunrise (Café)

Published April 11, 2017
It’s Friday morning, and it’s pancake day...Volunteers around table preparing to serve food

Reflections on the 22nd Annual Black Solidarity Conference at Yale

Published March 6, 2017
What do overflowing spaces, breaking it down on the dance floor, and Twitter have in common? They were all part of Black Solidarity Conference 2017

Roberts: Giving Thanks

Published November 29, 2016
William Roberts reflects on the importance of service work at Yale and beyond

2nd Chance Society Starts Here

Published November 25, 2016
Devon Geyelin YC '16 highlights important work taking place in New HavenNew Haven Independent

Magee Fellow Reflections: Growing through Reflection…When Resolution Isn’t Guaranteed…

Published September 21, 2016
Reflect before resolving

Dwight Hall SRI Leaders Reflect on Shareholder Resolution Experience

Published August 17, 2016
What they learned from Exxon's Annual MeetingStudents outside of Exxon's Shareholder meeting

Kevin Cheung - Living History Project

Published July 21, 2016
A reflection from the Living History ProjectLiving History Project Logo

Hannah Malcolm April 29, 2016 Magee Fellow Reflection

Published April 29, 2016
Hannah Malcolm - 2015-2016 Magee Fellow - bids farewellThree students supporting Flint

#DEMOCRACYSPRING, And What Millenials Really Want

Published April 16, 2016
What do millennials really want? We want you to choose to hear us when we speak.

Panama, Paper, Money, Rage

Published April 9, 2016
How do the revelations fit into the work we do at Dwight Hall, and what could we take from it in our continuing pursuit of social justice?

Your Shoes Don't Fit My Feet (On Rescuing Empathy)

Published April 2, 2016
Perhaps we might imagine a world where we could solely reason our way to acting for others. But I suspect those actions would be weaker for it.

Voluntourism: Is it any Good?

Published March 4, 2016
Here are my Top 5 Tips for limiting the ‘Voluntourist’ in you

Magee Interviews: Jim Ehrman, Love146

Published February 7, 2016
I wish I had understood more about ‘collective impact’ – how to bring the three sectors together

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