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American Apparel to open in May

April 17, 2009 • 0
This article has been corrected. You may view this article’s correction here. Starting in late May, Yale students will have to go no farther than Broadway to stock up on colorful basics. Site architect Danny Orenstein confirmed Thursday that the American Apparel store at 51 Broadway St. will open May 22. Although the date is »
Culture

ART REVIEW | Couples collaborate on (un)spoken

April 14, 2009 • 1
“(un)spoken,” the current exhibition at New Haven’s Artspace gallery, provides thoughtful insight on the crossover between art and marriage. Artspace commissioned three artist-couples from the Northeast to produce paintings, sculptures and photography for the new exhibit. The collaborative pieces are displayed inside Gallery 1, while individual works of each artist are shown in the other »
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YCC Secretary: Rustin Fakheri ’12

April 10, 2009 • 12
Rustin Fakheri ’12, who said he always carries a small, leather-bound notebook to keep track of his ideas, is running to be the next secretary of the Yale College Council. His overarching goal is to create stronger lines of communication between the YCC, Yale students and the administration, he said. “Students are very politically interested »
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Peace, justice a ‘tug-of-war’

March 24, 2009 • 0
Speaking at the Yale Law School on Monday, a former U.N. high commissioner for human rights called upon the international community to break the link between peace and justice. In front of approximately 120 law students and faculty members, Louise Arbour reflected on what she described as the “ongoing tug-of-war” between the relative importance of »
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Tharoor talks India-China relations

March 5, 2009 • 0
A former under-secretary general of the United Nations confirmed his candidacy for a seat in India’s parliament during a Wednesday lecture in Luce Hall. Shashi Tharoor, who narrowly lost the election for U.N. Secretary-General to Ban Ki-moon in 2006, confirmed what had hitherto been speculation about his political future at the end of his lecture, »
Sci-Tech

Yalies hold health fair

March 2, 2009 • 0
More than 140 New Haven residents received personal health report cards Saturday at the Church Street South Community Health Fair, which was organized and run by Yale students. The fair, the first in a series, kicked off the Yale Health Initiation Task Force’s campuswide coalition to provide health care information and services to New Haven »
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Wallis talks religion, policy

February 23, 2009 • 0
Rev. Jim Wallis bridged the gap between church and state in a guest sermon Sunday morning for the University Church worship service in Battell Chapel. Wallis — a progressive evangelist who is a member of President Barack Obama’s new White House Office of Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships — encouraged the roughly 200 students, faculty and »
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Law School hosts Internet speech conference

February 16, 2009 • 3
A case pitting Connecticut public school administrators against a high school student’s personal blog took center stage at a Yale Law School conference on free speech over the weekend. The case, Doninger v. Niehoff, ruled on contentious issues forming the heart of debate at the conference, “The Future of Internet Speech: What Are We Teaching »
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Darfur conference divides

February 9, 2009 • 1
The chief attorney of the International Criminal Court on Friday called for the indictment of Sudanese president Omar al-Bashir at a Yale Law School conference on Darfur, sparking heated debate within panels stocked with international law heavyweights. ICC Prosecutor Luis Moreno-Ocampo’s keynote address at the all-day conference titled “The Pursuit of International Criminal Justice: The »