Carlton steps into Kane’s shoes as registrar

The individual exudes an air of mystery and intrigue. Lurking in the bureaucratic underworld of Yale administration, he or she holds the cards to every student’s future, yet rarely emerges to deliver a riveting public address, to break ground for a new building, or to otherwise make him or herself relevant to world at large. […]

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As fears run high, some put off studies in Asia

After finishing her first year of college 7,000 miles from home, Annette Wong ’06 had planned to return to Beijing this summer to spend time with her family. But with the deadly outbreak of severe acute respiratory syndrome, or SARS, sweeping across Asia and prompting travel restrictions and quarantines in several countries, Wong no longer […]

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Blue phones are security devices, but serve a dual purpose

Their locations are strategic. Some are found in high-traffic locations, such as next to the ATM at Phelps Gate, outside the entrance to Payne Whitney Gymnasium, and behind Toad’s Place. Others are more off the beaten path, some even located on city streets in downtown New Haven. Around 250 exterior phones, distinguishable by their royal […]

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For some Yale colleges, more security

As Yale students returned to their dorm rooms after two weeks of spring break, many discovered a curious new decoration firmly affixed to their suite doors, courtesy of Yale: a blue rectangular sticker with bold print urging them to lock their doors and dial 111 in the event of an emergency. These door decals represent […]

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As workers picket, students adapt

This article has been corrected. You may view this article’s correction here. Just after sunrise Monday morning, the usually quiet sidewalks lining Wall Street near Cross Campus became an assembling ground. Members of locals 34 and 35 and students in the Graduate Employees and Students Organization, or GESO, met in the cold weather to begin […]

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Navigating the world of consulting internships

With spring interviews now underway for summer consulting positions, a fair number of Yale students are pulling out their finest business attire in the hopes of landing one of the coveted spaces inside a respected consulting firm. The motivations are varied: some seek the promise of a full-time job offer upon completion of a summer […]

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A tale of two majors

By Adam Click When Fabrice Lesaffre ’03 first arrived on campus, he already knew he was going to choose two majors at Yale, but he was not sure what one of them would be. From the outset, he was very interested in international studies, an interdisciplinary program that can only be taken as a secondary […]

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Moment of truth for three local early applicants

Almost three months ago, three Connecticut high school students — Maya Shankar, Megan Powers and Paige Rossetti — were anxiously putting the final touches on their early decision applications to Yale. After six weeks of anticipation, the results are finally in — online, by phone or slowly making their way by mail. Two will join […]

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Studying sex in the classroom

It has been said that we Yalies have sex on the brain, which is a very unsatisfactory place to have it. Whether it takes place around the dining hall table, inside a lab on Science Hill, or while horizontally reclined on your twin-size bed, the discussion of sexuality permeates the Yale campus day after day, […]

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Threat of war hits close to home

In the Oval Office of the White House, President Bush consults with his top national security advisors in mapping out a decisive strategy toward the “Axis of Evil.” Inside the hot, bustling bazaars of Tehran, Iranian citizens converse about the preparation for war while shopping for rugs and handspun goods. And in the wood-paneled common […]

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Local early applicants hope to join Class of ’07

and Brooke Fitzgerald Contributing Reporter Today is an insignificant day for most. Many Yale students are recovering from Halloween festivities and the late-night YSO show. Professors are holding office hours and grading midterms. And a few students are scrambling to their deans’ offices to change their Credit/D/Fail classes to a grade. But for many high […]

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Out of sniper’s range, a secondhand fear

For the parents of Amsalu Dabela ’04 and Ellen Dabela ’06, a trip up to Yale for Parents’ Weekend from their Washington, D.C., suburb of Bethesda, Md., provided more than just a good chance to spend time with their daughters. It also served as a welcome respite from the fear and paranoia that has gripped […]

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