Harvard Club controversy

Ethical or not? For the past eight years, the New York City Police Foundation has been picking up the tab for New York police commissioner Raymond Kelly—for money he spend at the Harvard Club, according to the New York Times. Kelly, who has a masters from Harvard Kennedy School, failed to report that foundation paid […]

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Documentarian talks New Haven and teachers’ unions

New Haven education reform got a high profile shout out recently. In an interview with PBS’ news program “Need To Know,” David Guggenheim, director of the education documentary “Waiting for ‘Superman,'” defended his critique of teachers’ unions, but singled out the Elm City in a positive light. Guggenheim also praised the efforts of Randi Weingarten, […]

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YCC to survey students on ROTC

The Yale College Council is planning to conduct a scientific survey to gauge student interest in the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps’ return to Yale. Administrators often cite the military’s Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell policy as the reason why there is no on-campus ROTC unit at Yale. But if the survey results suggest that Yale students […]

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Columnist is proud to be a Yalie

Proud of your Yale education? Yale alum Anne Applebaum ’86, a Pulitzer-Prize winning journalist, sure is. She was quick to pounce on Delaware Republican Senate candidate Christine O’Donnell’s “I didn’t go to Yale ad,” calling it “anti-elite-education populism.” In her Monday Slate op-ed, she writes that anti-elitist anger is now aimed at people, who despite […]

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Gant is already looking for employees

Gant’s New Haven store, opening in November, is already looking for part-time sales associations. The company posted an ad on Craigslist looking for potential employees “with a flair for contemporary American fashion.” Those seeking to apply must have more than two years of retail experience and be willing to work during the weekend. Resume and […]

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Gant tweets about Yale

Gant, the Swiss-owned clothing brand that sells preppy attire, is tweeting about their return to New Haven. One of their latest updates read: We’re also working with Yale and will soon be recreating original Yale Co-op co-branded shirts like we did back in the 60’s. The News wrote about Gant’s decision to open up a […]

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Gant returns to New Haven

Look out J. Press and J. Crew. New Haven’s Broadway shopping district will soon have a new place to find blazers, oxford shirts and argyle sweaters. Gant, a Swiss-owned international clothing brand that sells such attire, plans to open a new store at 268 York St., right next door to J. Press, said Ari Hoffman, […]

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Non-profits have slight edge in campus recruiting

When it comes to recruiting Yalies through the Undergraduate Career Services eRecruiting website, non-profit organizations have a murky advantage over investments banks and consulting companies. UCS charges for-profit companies upwards of $200to post listings on the site, but waives thefees for non-profit organizations who cannot afford it. These fee waivers are granted on a case-by-case […]

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Yale spinoff wins suit against Apple

After just a week of court deliberations, Yale-spinoff Mirror Worlds LLC has been awarded more than $600 million from Apple Inc. in compensation for patent violations. In response to the jury’s decision, Apple has submitted court documents in rapid response claiming that the amount requested in grievances is unfairly inflated by a strategic three-pronged claim. […]

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At Columbia, a push for ROTC despite setbacks

While the Senate voted Tuesday against debating whether to repeal “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell,” the policy that bans gays and lesbians from serving openly in the military, faculty and students at Columbia University are pressing forward with their efforts to bring the Reserve Officer Training Course back to campus. Two Columbia students have organized an […]

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Levin offers support for immigration proposal

The U.S. Senate’s vote today on the DREAM Act, which would allow some undocumented students to become permanent residents, could be life-changing for Yalies in legal limbo. [ydn-legacy-photo-inline id=”6198″ ] That’s the argument that a group of Yale students has been making to lawmakers this week. The group, “Yalies for a DREAM,” has ramped up […]

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With city board’s approval, DKE plans expansion

Yale’s Delta Kappa Epsilon — the fraternity of former President George W. Bush ’68, as well as Late Nite and Tang — is getting spruced up. [ydn-legacy-photo-inline id=”6287″ ] The city’s Board of Zoning Appeals on Tuesday approved plans to merge the two Lake Place lots owned by a national DKE affiliate, the Ann Arbor, […]

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