Law School to address JAG controversy

January 23, 2003
Four months after drawing protest for allowing military recruiters at its job fair, Yale Law School officials plan to address publicly the controversial presence of Judge Advocate General recruiters on campus before next month’s interview program. In the fall, under threat of losing $350 million in federal funding, Law School officials suspended their non-discrimination policy »

D-SWAP to centralize peer file exchanges

December 3, 2002
Yale students are accustomed to reading work from professors and teaching assistants. Most, however, are not used to reading student documents and using peer work for research purposes. But if James Tunick ’03 and Derek Lomas ’03 have their way, that may soon change. Tunick and Lomas, along with faculty members and Information Technology Services, »

B’way to get new Italian eatery

November 21, 2002
By mid-March, Yalies will have a new dining option on Broadway: Bistro la Mensa, a restaurant specializing in pasta, panini, and other authentic Italian cuisine. Bistro la Mensa will fill the currently vacant rear section of the Yale Bookstore, which is being prepared as a restaurant space. The new eatery will open onto the walkway »

Olmos ‘stands and delivers’ at Luce Hall

November 19, 2002
Actor and activist Edward James Olmos had a challenge for his audience Friday — name one national hero of non-Caucasian heritage who was born in the United States. Of the students and professors packing the Luce Hall auditorium, only two people raised their hands to offer a response. During his speech, Olmos discussed race relations »

Vball prepped for Ivy’s best

November 15, 2002
After winning five of its last seven games, the volleyball team faces the first true test of its recent successes in the Ivy League when it travels to Princeton and Penn Nov. 15-16. The Bulldogs (12-10, 6-5 Ivy) compete Friday night against Princeton, which is ranked third in the Ivy League, and face top-ranked University »

City reopens Columbus House shelter

November 5, 2002
The former occupants of New Haven’s “tent city” can now stay at a recently reopened overflow shelter. Come spring, however, the tents may return. On Monday, New Haven Mayor John DeStefano Jr., New Haven aldermen and representatives of Columbus House, the organization that manages the overflow shelter, held a press conference at the Cedar Street »

Restaurant offers fine fare at low cost

October 28, 2002
The moment the doors of Gastronomique, a new restaurant on High Street, are opened, an aroma not easily found in a Yale dining hall fills the senses. Rotisserie chicken with risotto, salmon gravlox on pumpernickel, and butternut squash soup are being prepared, and the smell is intoxicating. Copper pots and pans adorn the walls and »

New Haven receives grant to combat underage drinking

October 16, 2002
Naples Pizza and Restaurant and Toad’s Place are not the only places in New Haven experiencing a crackdown on underage drinking. The city has received a special $740,585 grant to combat the use of alcohol among middle school and high school students. The grant comes from the Safe and Drug-Free School Program of the U.S. »

Sandra’s offers poetic Saturdays

October 1, 2002
Sandra’s Place soul food restaurant in the Arts District on Whitney Avenue offers Yalies a decidedly different Saturday night activity: midnight poetry sessions. Since this February, Sandra’s has opened its doors to a group of fledgling poets who go to express themselves and entertain others on the open microphone. Yale students and even some faculty »

IKEA proposes to slide into city landmark

September 17, 2002
IKEA, the popular Swedish furniture and housewares maker that boasts 143 stores in 22 countries, may soon add a New Haven location in the Long Wharf district. New Haven and IKEA officials said the furniture chain will likely open in the former Pirelli Tire building on Sargent Drive, easily visible from Interstate 95, in the »