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Korb, Univ. face lawsuit

May 3, 2007 • 0
A Yale junior has filed a $20 million lawsuit against Gregory Korb ’09, whom she had accused of sexual assault in 2005, and against the University, in an effort to hold the University accountable for its handling of sexual assault cases and what the suit describes as its lax supervision of underage drinking. The plaintiff’s »
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Schofield to be YCC V.P.

April 30, 2007 • 0
By Cullen Macbeth Staff reporter Reversing a historical trend of male leadership, both the president and vice president of the Yale College Council will be women next year. Branford College Representative Emily Schofield ’09 will be the next YCC vice president after defeating Sophomore Class Council President Ryan Russell ’09, 53 percent to 47 percent, »
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Schofield, Marks, Narotsky win in YCC runoff

April 28, 2007 • 0
Emily Schofield ’09 will be next year’s Yale College Council vice president, current YCC Vice President and Election Committee chair Steve Engler ’07 said. Schofield, who currently represents Branford College representative, defeated Sophomore Class Council President Ryan Russell ’09, 53 percent to 47 percent, in Friday’s 12-hour runoff election. Timothy Dwight College representative Harrison Marks »
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Taber to take reins of YCC

April 26, 2007 • 0
Rebecca Taber ’08 will serve as Yale College Council president next year following a clear victory in this year’s elections, YCC Vice President and Election Committee chair Steve Engler ’07 said. Taber — who will become the first woman to serve as Council president in seven years when she assumes her office in the fall »
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Taber ’08 to be next YCC president

April 25, 2007 • 0
Rebecca Taber ’08 will serve as Yale College Council president next year after winning a clear victory in this year’s elections, which ended on Wednesday, YCC Vice President and Election Committee chair Steve Engler ’07 said Wednesday night. Taber — who will become the first woman to serve as Council president in seven years when »
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YCC hopefuls hold debate

April 24, 2007 • 0
The three candidates in the Yale College Council presidential race faced off in a debate sponsored by the Yale Political Union Monday night, touching on issues ranging from the council’s relevancy on campus to Yale’s relationship with New Haven to residential college dining hall hours. Zach Marks ’09, YCC secretary and presidential nominee, said the »
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E-mail lists fake AASA support

April 24, 2007 • 0
In the most baffling instance yet of misconduct in this year’s Yale College Council elections, a fake e-mail purportedly announcing the Asian American Students Alliance’s candidate endorsements was sent to members of the group and other students early Monday morning. The e-mail, which backed a different set of candidates than those actually chosen by AASA, »
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Elis decry ban on stage weapon use

April 23, 2007 • 0
Members of Yale’s undergraduate theater community reacted with anger over the weekend to Dean of Student Affairs Betty Trachtenberg’s decision to bar performance groups — at least temporarily — from using life-like weapons in their productions. The new rule is meant to protect audience members who may have connections to last week’s deadly gun massacre »
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YCC gender imbalance persists

April 20, 2007 • 0
She may not be Hillary Clinton LAW ’73, and the Yale College Council presidency may not come with an oval office, but when the polls open for this year’s YCC elections on Monday, Rebecca Taber ’08 will be breaking something of a political barrier. Taber is the first female candidate for the YCC presidency in »
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T.I. to headline Spring Fling

April 17, 2007 • 0
The Yale Student Activities Committee has finalized contracts with three artists — T.I., Sister Hazel and The Format — who will perform at Spring Fling on Tuesday, May 1, Spring Fling co-Coordinator Diego Iturbe ’09 said Monday. YSAC selected the acts, which will cost a total of $95,000, in an effort to put together a »
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Marks ’09 penalized for starting YCC campaign 10 days too early

April 17, 2007 • 0
This article has been corrected. You may view this article’s correction here. In response to the first known rule violation of the Yale College Council election season, the Election Committee penalized presidential candidate Zach Marks ’09 for launching his campaign prematurely. The committee reduced Marks’ allotted number of posters by 20 percent after he illegally »
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Co-op gay pride flag vandalized

April 16, 2007 • 0
A flag hung on Cross Campus to celebrate Pride Week at Yale was found desecrated Sunday, forcing students in the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Cooperative at Yale to remove it. The duct-tape lettering on the rainbow-colored flag — which the Co-op had hung on the Porter Gate between Berkeley and Calhoun colleges — was »