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Univ. sees record number of apps

March 5, 2004 • 0
Yale may post the largest increase in total applications of any school in the Ivy League this year, according to early estimates gathered from many of its peer institutions. The University enjoyed an 11 percent increase in applications for the Class of 2008 during its first year with a nonbinding Early Action admissions program. Yale’s »
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CT Limo meets with YCC

March 5, 2004 • 0
Yale College Council members met with officials from the University, the State of Connecticut and Connecticut Limo shuttle service Thursday morning to discuss the YCC’s Spring Break shuttle and the competition it poses for the limo service. On March 5 and 6, the shuttle organized by the YCC will take students to Bradley International Airport »
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Third Eye Blind is hired for ‘semi-charmed’ Fling

February 27, 2004 • 0
There won’t be a king or a queen at Spring Fling, but there will be Third Eye Blind. Yale College Council President Elliott Mogul ’05 said yesterday that the band has signed a contract with the University and will play around 2 p.m. on Tuesday, April 27. Mogul said other activities for the day could »
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Ivies ponder freshman housing

February 23, 2004 • 0
With housing draws fast approaching, many Yalies have begun searching for dream rooms in their residential colleges. Members of the Class of 2008 do not get to choose their future suitemates or their rooms. About 1,000 incoming freshmen will live on Old Campus in close proximity to their classmates. But other schools in the Ivy »
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Reps form Ivy Native Council

February 23, 2004 • 0
Native American students from across the Ivy League gathered at Dartmouth this weekend to participate in a conference called Indigenous Minds Uniting and to establish the Ivy Native Council. The Council will meet regularly to discuss issues of concern to the Native American community. Each school in the Ivy League will have one delegate to »
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Search is still on for ‘Fling’ band

February 17, 2004 • 0
Third Eye Blind put up — and subsequently removed — Yale’s name from its Web site’s list of future tour stops, although Yale College Council President Elliott Mogul ’05 said the council and the band have not signed a contract for Yale’s upcoming Spring Fling concert. While he said Third Eye Blind is among the »
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Trumbull searches for new dean

February 13, 2004 • 0
Departing Yale College Dean Richard Brodhead’s replacement won’t be the only new Dean at Yale next year. With Trumbull College Dean Laura King set to leave Yale at the end of this academic year, a committee led by Trumbull Master Janet Henrich has begun meeting to search for King’s successor. The committee will present a »
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Discount cards arrive on campus

February 10, 2004 • 0
Yale College Council representative Casey Moriarty ’05 has been busy trying to save you money. Moriarty and other YCC members will begin distributing free Student Savings Club cards to all students, faculty and staff today. The card lists 28 participating local stores and the specific discounts Yale community members can obtain with a flash of »
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Apps increase by 10 percent

February 6, 2004 • 0
Dean of Admissions Richard Shaw said Thursday that total undergraduate applications to the University will likely total between 19,500 and 19,550 — a 10 percent increase over last year’s record high of 17,735. With 4,046 early applications, that means there are roughly 15,500 regular applications, about a 2.5 percent increase in regular applications from last »
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New YCC plans shuttles, discounts

February 3, 2004 • 0
The Yale College Council will be up to more than Spring Fling this semester. This semester, the YCC plans to build on projects it initiated last semester — expanding its airport shuttle service, distributing discount cards and holding a University-wide day of community service, to name a few — YCC Vice President Nirupam Sinha ’05 »
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MexiCali now accepts Flex

January 27, 2004 • 0
MexiCali Grille is now accepting Flex dollars, co-owner Than Merrill ’01 said Monday. Merrill said the University contacted him about a month before winter break to secure his restaurant’s participation in the Flex program, a meal plan option allowing some Yale students to spend a pre-paid amount of money at several local establishments. “I think »
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New YCC features old, new

January 23, 2004 • 0
The results are in, and it’s time to meet the newly-elected representatives of the Yale College Council and the Yale Student Activities Committee. With a voter turnout of 1,603, this week’s YCC election drew 2.4 percent more voters than last January’s. The Class of 2007 had the highest turnout, with 526 freshmen voting, while the »