Dean calls on ‘First Globals’ generation

Howard Dean ’71 told admitted prefrosh Tuesday evening that their generation holds the solutions to dysfunction in Washington, the media and Wall Street.

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YCC | Leigh Hamilton ’15, treasurer

Through her student government experience, Leigh Hamilton ’15 said she knows budgets.

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SUN speak-out draws crowd of 100

A crowd of over 100 Yale community members gathered at Beinecke Plaza for a speak-out on Friday afternoon.

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SUN holds ‘speak-out’ in Beinecke Plaza

More than 100 Yale community members gathered in Beinecke Plaza on Friday to participate in a public “speak-out” that covered a broad variety of issues, ranging from Yale’s sexual climate to its financial aid policy. Organized by Students Unite Now (SUN), a group of undergraduates dedicated to promoting change in Yale and New Haven, the demonstration brought 13 […]

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Paleontologist remembered for 30-year tenure

Leo Hickey, remembered by friends, family and colleagues for his breadth of academic interest, died of melanoma Saturday morning. He was 72.

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English Dept. considers intro creative writing course

In an effort to open creative writing courses to more undergraduates, the English Department hopes to expand course offerings as early as fall 2013.

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Creative writing workshops offered

Two members of the English Department are bringing creative writing workshops to the broader Yale community.

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Harvard on ‘Fringe’ looks familiar…

When it comes to looks, Harvard once again just doesn’t make the cut. The popular TV series “Fringe” has continued a centuries-long tradition of wishing Harvard looked more like Yale, using shots from Yale’s Old Campus to depict scenes that are supposed to take place at Harvard in the show. According to the Yale Alumni […]

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Yale SOM grads blaze trail into cannabis industry

After the Nov. 6 vote, two Yale grads are taking the marijuana industry by storm, looking to transform the fragmented and largely untapped market into the next great American frontier. Brendan Kennedy SOM ’05 and Michael Blue SOM ’05 partnered up to form a private-equity firm in Seattle focused solely on the cannabis industry, which […]

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GSA report tackles bike safety

Almost 1,000 Yale cyclists could benefit from new bike lanes and safer streets if the Yale Graduate Student Assembly’s new bike plan finds support in city government.

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New Facebook page improves self-esteem of sauce

Ketchup and mustard have finally earned their well-deserved day in the sun, thanks to a new Facebook page — “Yale Condiments” — that solicits compliments for the sauces from well-meaning Yalies. In a nod to the popular website “Yale Compliments,” which allows Yalies to submit anonymous compliments about other Yalies, Yale Condiments offers sheepish students […]

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Harvard-Yale ticket sales fall

The past two times Harvard hosted the Harvard-Yale football game, tickets for Yale students sold out in a matter of days. But this year, after over a week of sales, fewer than 2,600 students have purchased tickets to the game.

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