Foreign Yalies face scrutiny in travels

January 13, 2010
Before Murad Khan ’11 flew back to campus from his native Pakistan on Saturday, he expected to face increased security following the attempted Christmas Day airline attack by a Nigerian-born terrorist. But Khan experienced nothing out of the ordinary in his travels, he said. In fact, he said he is used to anticipating security searches. »

YCC looking to fill stands

October 8, 2009
If Silia DeFilippis ’11 and the Yale College Council get their way, having school spirit could soon pay off. As part of an ongoing effort to fill the stands when the Bulldogs play, DeFilippis is assembling a committee that will be called the Athletic Rewards Committee and will offer prizes to students who attend sporting »

Sustainable farms are worth the effort

November 9, 2005
Around campus and in casual conversation, animal food production has become a hot topic. Unfortunately, with this publicity comes misconceptions. While some mistaken views may stem from misunderstandings about conventional farming, consumers should know that ethical and sustainable agricultural practices are an increasing part of agriculture today. When you meet people who devote their lives »