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Threats to free speech surprise campus

April 11, 2003 • 0
Over the course of a week, the campus discussion of war has seen a dramatic change in tone. And a series of allegations of violence aimed at anti-war protesters have left many Yalies in disbelief. It began with Katherine Lo ’05, who said several men entered her suite and left a hateful anti-Muslim note in »
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Nordhaus: war may cost $400 billion

April 7, 2003 • 0
Last November, Yale economics professor William Nordhaus estimated that a war with Iraq could cost between $100 billion and $2 trillion. At a faculty teach-in Sunday, Nordhaus provided an updated price tag of $400 billion. Speaking at a forum titled “The Economic Costs of the War in Iraq,” Nordhaus was joined by School of Management »
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In D.C., Yalies back race in admissions

April 2, 2003 • 0
WASHINGTON — Over 100 Yale students and New Haven residents joined thousands of demonstrators from around the country here early Tuesday to rally and march in defense of affirmative action. On Tuesday morning at 1 a.m., Yale students and local residents, pillows and blankets in hand, boarded two chartered buses in New Haven bound for »
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Crew is ready for the races

March 28, 2003 • 0
After what seemed like an endless winter, Yale’s crew teams are finally back on the water. All three Yale varsity crews — women, heavyweight men and lightweight men — traveled to Florida to spend most of their spring breaks training on the water for the first time since November. The women and lightweight men spent »
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Three juniors named Goldwater Scholars

March 26, 2003 • 0
For three distinguished Yale juniors, next year just became more affordable. David Johnson ’04, Brian Lehmann ’04 and Doris Wang ’04 were all awarded prestigious Goldwater Scholarships last Friday in recognition of their achievements. The Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program, which Congress established in 1986 to honor the former U.S. senator, »
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Saybrook dean to step down this spring

March 3, 2003 • 0
Instead of returning to Yale next year, Saybrook College Dean Paul McKinley will be hitting the slopes in Colorado. In a Feb. 27 e-mail to students in Saybrook College, McKinley announced that he would not be returning to Yale for a third consecutive three-year term. McKinley said he intends to return to New York City »
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Using pictures, Pentagon official depicts war on terror

February 25, 2003 • 0
When American Airlines Flight 77 crashed into his Pentagon office on the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, Roger Pardo-Maurer ’84 was grateful to be on the other side of the building. As U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Western Hemisphere Affairs and a special forces reservist, the terrorist attacks had a profound effect on »
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Undergrads speak up in survey

February 21, 2003 • 0
Administrators and national researchers hope to gain insights into undergraduate life through a new college-wide online survey. The Enrolled Student Survey Form, which students received Tuesday via individualized e-mail links, is being conducted by the Consortium on Financing Higher Education, or COFHE. The Consortium represents 31 private educational institutions and is conducting student surveys at »
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USA Today honors Klaber ’04, Staple ’03

February 13, 2003 • 0
Between the two of them, Andrew Klaber ’04 and Jennifer Staple ’03 have founded a health awareness organization, started a journal, and biked across the United States. In recognition of their accomplishments, Klaber and Staple were recently named to the USA Today All-USA College Academic First Team and will each receive a $2,500 cash award. »