Non-profit CEO explains entrepreneurship through punk music
On Thursday afternoon, nonprofit leader Ned Breslin explained social entrepreneurship to Yale undergraduates through punk music. Breslin — the CEO of Water for People, an American-based nonprofit that works to establish long-lasting, safe drinking water resources in developing countries — came to campus as the first-ever speaker of InnovateHealth Yale, the School of Public Health’s »
Democratic aldermen prevail
After months of campaigning, each of the five Democratic candidates in contested aldermanic races prevailed victorious Tuesday night.
Residents push healthy cooking
At last night’s Board of Aldermen meeting, the Board passed the Food Action Plan — a set of strategies for increased sustainability and improving access to healthy food in New Haven.
BESSLER: Nearly condom queen
In the span of my first three weeks at Yale, I was politely but decidedly rejected from two a cappella ensembles, one folk group and the Jonathan Edwards buttery staff. But none hit as hard as the demoralizing email I got last week. I had failed in my bid for JE Condom Monarch. Two weeks ago, I got an email about paid positions »
BESSLER: The lone bugler
It’s easy to feel Yale’s weighty past in its Gothic architecture, large libraries and accomplished alumni.
New intro writing course offered
The English Department will now offer “Introduction to Creative Writing” starting this semester as part of an effort to make creative writing classes more accessible to students.
BESSLER: The obstacles are the path
But as each new adult came forward with new suggestions as to how I should live out my college years, I started to get more and more worried I wouldn’t do things the “right” way.