Recycling now at a desk side near you

November 7, 2007 • 0
A new cooperative effort between students and University officials launched last year aims to beat energy consumption, resource depletion, pollution — and Harvard. Yale Recycling, the Yale Office of Sustainability and the Student Taskforce for Environmental Partnership have partnered to boost a new desk-side recycling system designed to place Yale’s recycling rate on par with »

Healthy habits found in pairs

October 5, 2007 • 588
For anyone having a hard time kicking a smoking addiction, Yale researchers have some advice — get a loved one to do it first. A new study by researchers at Yale and Duke University reveals that people are up to five times more likely to adopt healthy behaviors — such as giving up drinking or »

Shoppers cash in on Broadway

October 4, 2007 • 0
Although the students’ hands may be covered with cotton candy and freshly painted Henna tattoos, Broadway merchants said they look forward to welcoming droves of Yalies and other students into their stores during today’s Fall College Night on Broadway. During the promotion, which is held twice a year, retail businesses and restaurants on Broadway and »

‘Unborn’ doc. to screen at Yale

September 25, 2007 • 0
A photographer salvaging aborted fetuses from a trash can outside an abortion clinic is only one part of what “Unborn in the USA: Inside the War on Abortion” co-director Stephen Fell called “a hell of a story out there that no one else was covering.” The product of over four years of work, the documentary »

Offerings at Art School expand

September 19, 2007 • 0
Demand for classes in digital media has grown rapidly in recent years, prompting the School of Art to add undergraduate courses in the subject. This semester, “Digital Drawing” joins classes in “Digital Photography” and “Introduction to Digital Video,” and further expansion into digital fields may be in the art major’s future, professors and administrators said. »