Senior Class Gift nets 96.1 percent participation

The Senior Class Gift wrapped up late Wednesday night with a 96.1 percent participation rate, the third-highest in Yale’s history, and $29,693.81 raised, marking an end to a three-week campaign that called on seniors to give back and “keep calm and boola on.” In addition, participation incentives including $10,000 scholarships, dollar-for-dollar matching and a $100,000 […]

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Connecticut House elects new leadership

Come January, the Connecticut House of Representatives will have a new speaker of the house after the state Democrats held elections last week.

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Nationwide, student campaigners track election results

Though Election Night brought students together in dorm rooms and dining halls, a small group of Yale students followed the results from offices across America and presidential campaign headquarters. At least seven students left Yale this fall semester to volunteer on presidential and congressional campaigns, following in the footsteps of those in the past who […]

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Democrats stress women’s healthcare

Students, including some protestors holding signs that read “Don’t Regulate My Body” and “Stop Abortion Now,” gathered Monday to hear Senate candidate Chris Murphy, President of the Planned Parenthood Federation Cecile Richards, Senator Richard Blumenthal and women’s health advocates discuss the importance of women’s rights and healthcare in the 2012 election. The talk, which was […]

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HackYale to launch open workshops

The roughly 240 students not admitted to this fall’s HackYale lecture course will have the opportunity to attend new workshops HackYale is planning to introduce later this semester. HackYale, a student group founded last year by Will Gaybrick LAW ’12 and Bay Gross ’13, received roughly 300 applications for its survey lecture course, which provides […]

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Library launches ‘Scan and Deliver’ service

A new service expected by library administrators to soon become “indispensable” to the research process allows researchers to request materials and receive scanned copies by email. Through the new Scan and Deliver service announced Tuesday, library staff will scan materials requested on Orbis and email them within two days. Sixty-three people used the service on […]

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