University

YCC Director of Events: Natasha Sarin ’11

April 10, 2009 • 4
Though the role of director of events is new to the YCC, Natasha Sarin ’11 is already enthusiastic about its potential. “I would take a lot of pride in doing a good job and coming up with new events that can become Yale traditions,” she said. Sarin brings two years of Yale leadership experience to »
Sports

TRACK | Racing winds are a challenge for track

April 7, 2009 • 0
In addition to their usual collegiate competitors, Elis had to battle windy weather at two different track meets this weekend. Both men’s and women’s track teams split into two groups this weekend to attend two invitationals. Most of the teams’ runners headed to Williamsburg, Va., to compete at the 44th Colonial Relays at William & »
Sci-Tech

Earth Hour promotes awareness

March 30, 2009 • 4
From the Great Pyramids and the Sydney Opera House, people, institutions and landmarks around the globe powered down from 8:30 to 9:30 local time Saturday night in order to raise awareness about the benefits of energy conservation and the issue of climate change. The annual event, which was started in Sydney in 2007, has now »
Culture

Curator shares facts about fingers

March 27, 2009 • 1
Rule of thumb: If you are due for surgery, watch for nail polish. Germs and bacteria work their way into nails with polish far better than nails without, explained Art Angus Trumble, senior curator of painting and sculpture at the Yale Center for British Art, at a Thursday lecture to promote his new book “The »
University

Elis trump professors in quiz

February 23, 2009 • 11
This article has been corrected. You may view this article’s correction here. In an epic battle of wits, Yale students proved they know more about sex, drugs and rock ’n’ roll than their learned (and tenured) professors. A group of five Yale students triumphed over five Yale professors in Friday’s Jeopardy!-style “H2Know: A Water Week »
Sci-Tech

Children flock to Peabody

February 9, 2009 • 1
The Peabody Museum’s third annual “Night at the Museum” started off with a bang Saturday night — in more than one way. Amid the frenzied flurry created by a pair of police cars and a fire engine parked outside, lights flashing, one young museum-goer flitted frantically from person to person, inquiring, “What happened? Do you »