The company's founders will pick up the groceries by car and deliver the goods themselves.

Yale students launch grocery delivery service

September 22, 2010 • 2
Six Yale undergraduates have launched a grocery delivery service, called the Closer Grocer, that will deliver groceries to students’ dorms. Last spring’s closing of the New Haven branch of Shaw’s, a Massachusetts-based supermarket chain that had operated a store on Whalley Avenue for 12 years, has left downtown New Haven without a major supermarket. Some »

Some charges dropped in student’s Xbox suit

April 6, 2010 • 5
The $1 million lawsuit Jesse Maiman ’10 filed last year — in which he charged US Airways with stealing his Xbox video game system — is still unresolved, but the suit has seen several minor developments since it was first filed, Maiman’s lawyer said over the weekend. Maiman’s March 2009 suit has seen its fair »

Singer makes ‘sweet’ music at Tea

April 1, 2010 • 1
Before giving the floor to renowned composer and singer Ysaye Barnwell, Calhoun College Master Jonathan Holloway suggested the audience join in to sing one of her most popular songs, “Wanting Memories.” To the surprise of the many students who know him as a history professor or master, he kicked it off with the bass harmony. »
In Lanman-Wright Hall, facilities workers were unable to repair the leaks, so they left buckets to catch the dripping rainwater.

Water, water, everywhere

March 31, 2010 • 0
April showers bring May flowers. But, at least at Yale, March showers bring leaky ceilings. Monday’s rainy weather saw no end on Tuesday, and while students tried to keep dry outside with raincoats, umbrellas and galoshes, some weren’t so lucky when they sought respite indoors: All around campus, from dorm rooms to dining halls, students »

Dourif discusses acting career

March 24, 2010 • 0
When the stage is Yale, even Oscar-nominated actors can get stage fright. Actor Brad Dourif, best known for his portrayal of Grima Wormtongue in “The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers” and for his Academy Award-nominated turn as Billy Bibbit in “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest,” admitted his nervousness to a full room »

Nursing School applications fall 6 percent

March 4, 2010 • 3
The number of applications to the Yale School of Nursing’s largest master’s program fell 6 percent for the 2010-’11 academic year, Director of Admissions Angela Kühne said Wednesday. The Graduate Entry Pre-Specialty in Nursing program, which offers a master’s degree to students with no previous nursing education, received 352 applications for a class of about »
Huffington speaks to a small audience at the Law School on Monday.

Huffington talks future of journalism

February 23, 2010 • 4
Though the 59-year-old Arianna Huffington carries a Blackberry and Tweets like any child of the information age would, she said she remains an avid reader of the morning newspaper. “The need to go through the newspaper at breakfast time is part of our DNA,” Huffington told a small crowd at the Law School today. “I »