W. BASKETBALL | Gobrecht coaches to 500th win

February 15, 2012
As the buzzer rang out last Friday night, the red lights on the wall of the John J. Lee Amphitheater — Yale 86, Cornell 73 — wrote the latest chapter in a 32-year story:­ Head coach Chris Gobrecht had won the 500th game of her career. Yale players rushed off the bench and doused their »

YCC | Allen Granzberg ’13, UOFC chair

April 10, 2011
Allen Granzberg ’13 has a three-pronged approach to his possible future as chair of the Undergraduate Organizations Funding Committee: increase outreach and transparency, decrease funding costs for student groups, and increase interaction between the student organizations. As a member of the UOFC for the past two years, Granzberg has worked on the organization’s capital equipment »
A much-debated new state bill banning the establishment of new hookah bars after July 1 has been approved by the Public Health Committee.

Bill may ban new hookah bars

April 8, 2011
A controversial state bill to regulate hookah bars moved one step closer to becoming a reality last week when it passed the Connecticut General Assembly’s Public Health Committee. The bill, introduced in January, would prohibit new hookah bars from opening after July 1 and order the Connecticut Department of Public Health to regulate the use »

Briefly: Tweed receives funding

March 29, 2011
The State Bond Commission voted Friday in favor of a $4.25 million deal for New Haven’s Tweed Airport that will promote expansion of the airport’s runway. East Haven Mayor April Capone and New Haven Mayor John DeStefano have finalized the deal, which will distribute $1.5 million to East Haven and $2.75 million to New Haven, »

Law school panel talks policy advocacy

March 4, 2011
At a panel held at the Yale Law School Thursday, law students, professors and fellows debated policy ramifications of the most recent death penalty repeal this February. The death penalty was the focus of the 14th Annual Arthur Liman Colloquium, which also covered many other recent policy decisions, focusing on how more effective government action »
Robert B. Zoellick, president of the World Bank, and Ernesto Zedilla, former president of Mexico, discussed the global economy at Luce Hall on Tuesday.

World Bank president talks collaboration

February 10, 2011
World Bank President Robert B. Zoellick says countries need to learn to compromise with one another, because “everyone can’t get what they want.” Zoellick and Ernesto Zedillo, former president of Mexico and current director the Yale Center for the Study of Globalization, spoke about the roles of the US and China as key players in »

Facebook manager gives business advice

February 2, 2011
Michael Brown ’97, senior manager of corporate development at Facebook, said he “walks a tight rope” in his work at the famous social networking company, which, he added, requires discretion. Still, Brown was open about his experiences at Facebook at a panel discussion before a crowd of about 40 students, many of them aspiring entrepreneurs, »