Lock Street townhouse plan on hold

September 18, 2002 • 0
Because of a high selling price offered by the city of New Haven, a Yale proposal to build townhouses on a parcel of land in the Dixwell neighborhood may be losing momentum. Located on the corner of Canal and Lock streets, the 1.3-acre plot of land was eyed by Yale as a potential location for »

Packing up your life: what to bring

July 31, 2002 • 0
When late August sets in, the exciting reality that you will soon be a Yale student grips you in full effect, and so does the realization that you will be living in a dorm, possibly with a roommate. If you find yourself wondering how you can possibly compress your life’s worth of belongings into a »

A changed world post-Sept. 11

May 26, 2002 • 0
As the members of Yale’s Class of 2002 pass through the ivied walls of Yale for the final time, they will be entering a world that has changed dramatically since they set foot on campus as idealistic freshmen four years ago. The men and women of the senior class comprise the first wave of undergraduates »

Globalization center promises bright future

May 26, 2002 • 0
Although a fledgling newcomer to the Yale community, the Center for the Study of Globalization has experienced a high-profile year. From the drama surrounding the center’s directorship to the publication of a faculty-authored book on the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, the institute has achieved visibility in the academic world, even as it struggles to find »

At SCSU, Barak calls for Israel-Palestine separation

April 26, 2002 • 0
Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak said at a press conference in New Haven yesterday that Israel is fully prepared to resume negotiations with the Palestinians as long as no further violence takes place. He also detailed his own plan for the creation of an independent Palestine that would be physically separated from Israel by »

Baby bulldogs descend on Yale

April 23, 2002 • 0
As an incoming freshman from rural Indiana, Ashley Gorski said she came to Bulldog Days to dispel the stereotype of Yale as a playground for the prep-schooled elite who don expensive Armani and Prada fashions and obsess over tee times. Upon arriving on campus, she was happy to find the student body to be diverse, »

In speech, Sharpton encourages agitation

April 19, 2002 • 0
The Rev. Al Sharpton said last night that there is a widespread belief in America that blacks should not clamor for social change because several blacks have gained prominent positions in the corporate and political sectors. “Why is it when blacks achieve power, all blacks are supposed to shut up?” Sharpton said. “We must continue »

Holbrooke faults U.S. policy

April 12, 2002 • 0
Richard Holbrooke, the former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, told a standing-room-only crowd at Luce Hall yesterday that America’s current strategy toward Afghanistan falls critically short of stabilizing the war-torn land. “The military victory is only as good as the peace that follows,” Holbrooke said. Holbrooke, who negotiated the historic Dayton Peace Accords ending »

Science Park renovation ‘in sight’

April 4, 2002 • 0
The transformation of Science Park’s remaining dilapidated factory buildings into biotechnology laboratories is nearing a big step forward. The developer of Science Park and the owners of part of the site have almost reached an agreement to end a prolonged dispute over the removal of hazardous materials from the property. The company chosen to redevelop »

Incident at summer program on campus results in lawsuit

February 26, 2002 • 0
The Exploration Summer Camp, which offers a program for high school students on Yale’s campus, promises its campers academic enrichment and recreational opportunity. But for several campers who attended last summer’s session, the program provided much more than what they bargained for: forbidden interaction between the sexes, solitary confinement, and now a lawsuit. The camp, »

Kessler to head AIDS foundation

February 11, 2002 • 0
Yale School of Medicine Dean David Kessler has made a career of making a difference in people’s lives. When he was Commissioner of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Kessler led efforts to improve food labeling, curb teen tobacco use and expedite drug review. Now, Kessler again finds himself poised to make life easier for »

Eli skiers relax, find glory on New England’s pristine slopes

January 31, 2002 • 0
For Tory Phillips ’05, skiing is life. When not experiencing the visceral rush of speeding down the slopes, Phillips can be seen chatting about her favorite pair of skis or imagining which mountain she would like to tackle next. As a freshman, she feels right at home with the Yale Alpine Ski Team, a club »