City

Elis weigh pros and cons of absentee voting

October 29, 2007 • 0
As elections approach, many students are starting to decide how they will vote — for which candidates and in which state. Since the huge majority of Yale students hail from states outside Connecticut, most can either vote locally or in their home states using absentee ballots. Some undergraduates interviewed — especially those from “swing” states »
Sci-Tech

Nonprofit gift to subsidize nursing school tuition

October 16, 2007 • 0
The Yale School of Nursing announced over the weekend that it has received a multi-million-dollar grant from a local nonprofit to provide increased financial aid for nursing students. The Helene Fuld Health Trust Fund of New York has pledged to provide $2 million in need- and merit-based scholarships and an additional $500,000 to support the »
Sci-Tech

Univ. pregames flu season with shots aplenty

October 10, 2007 • 0
If all the coughing, sniffling students on campus are any indication, flu season has descended upon Yale. And, as it does every year, the University is gearing up to accommodate demand for flu shots. Yale University Health Services began offering vaccination clinics for students, faculty and staff in the Branford College common room Tuesday, providing »
City

Artspace gallery hosts 20-day show

October 10, 2007 • 1
Over 500 local artists with ample space and unlimited creativity could wind up producing anything, from twisted metal chairs to art-themed trading cards. City Wide Open Studios, a 20-day celebration of contemporary art showcasing the works of over 500 local artists, opened Tuesday. Hosted by Artspace, a nonprofit New Haven gallery, the exhibition provides an »
Sci-Tech

Popular sushi fish at risk of overfishing

September 26, 2007 • 0
Despite the going rate of over $40,000 per fish, the Atlantic bluefin tuna — one the most highly evolved fish species — is in immediate danger because of overfishing. Professor Joseph E. Powers of Louisiana State University gave a lecture on the marine animal on Tuesday at the School of Forestry and Environmental Studies. It »
University

Prof seeks to reconcile science, faith

September 17, 2007 • 0
A “worship team” sang praises of the Lord, while professor Fred Sigworth prepared do his best to reconcile the demands of faith and the demands of science. “God of wonders beyond our galaxy / You are holy, holy / The universe declares your majesty / You are holy, holy,” the crowd intoned. After the introduction »