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Welcome to the largest and oldest university debating society in the United States!

The Yale Political Union is a forum for intellectually rigorous dialogue and debate about politics and philosophy to develop and thrive. Our mission is defined by inclusivity and a high caliber of discussion and interaction.  Our community is one in which lifelong friendships and visionary ideals take shape. All are welcome to join us as we carry forth the 85th year of our mission, as our assembly achieves new feats while affirming our commitment to free speech, honest dialogue, genuine motivations, and an atmosphere of friendliness amid the challenges of modern society.

Sincerely,

Milan Vivanco

President of the Yale Political Union

https://ypu.sites.yale.edu/

 

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Description

Yale Political Union provides Yale Campus with a non-partisan forum for debate, encouraging the discussion of matters of public interest by other suitable means.

Category

Political

Statement of Purpose/Mission.

Please describe the organization's purpose and/or mission. Statements of Purpose should only be a few sentences long, at maximum.

Yale Political Union provides Yale Campus with a non-partisan forum for parliamentary debate, encouraging the discussion of matters of public interest by other suitable means.

Usual Meeting Day(s)

When does your organization typically meet, whether for a group meeting, a reading, a rehearsal, or another regularly occuring event?

  • Monday
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Sunday
Usual Meeting Time

7:30 PM

Complete the following sentence. "My organization is made up of..."
  • Undergraduates
  • Graduate and/or Professional Students