Student employees gain valuable experience while making Yale pay

June 30, 2002
Whether it’s leading campus tours or shelving books at the Law School library, employment opportunities abound for Yalies who need to contribute to the whopping $35,000 yearly bill or for those who just want a little extra cash. With generous pay, flexible hours and understanding supervisors, campus jobs are usually the best around. The University »

A changed world post-Sept. 11

May 26, 2002
As the members of Yale’s Class of 2002 pass through the ivied walls of Yale for the final time, they will be entering a world that has changed dramatically since they set foot on campus as idealistic freshmen four years ago. The men and women of the senior class comprise the first wave of undergraduates »

Artists’ studios to become assisted living dwellings

April 26, 2002
It has been said that artists follow the roaches in their search for the ideal studio space. For the artists who currently work out of the old F.D. Graves building at 210 State St., it looks like they will soon be following the roaches again. Presently used as rented studio space by a number of »

Chaplain to master Trumbull

April 19, 2002
When he is not busy tending to students’ spiritual matters, University Chaplain Frederick “Jerry” Streets will also oversee students’ general well-being when he becomes interim master of Trumbull College this fall. University President Richard Levin announced last night that Streets will assume the position this September. Current Master Janet Henrich, who was recently reappointed for »

Art center events aimed at public

March 29, 2002
While the Yale Center for British Art may have many valuable paintings in its collection, the Center considers its work with the New Haven community to be priceless. Through hosting and organizing various interactive activities and events for the community, the Center has put forth great efforts to connect the public to the artwork in »

Swensen discusses endowment

March 4, 2002
When David Swensen was being courted to head up the Yale Investments Office in 1985 by former Provost William Brainard, he admitted he knew nothing about endowment management. “You know, Bill, I don’t know anything about portfolio management, and I don’t think Yale could afford me,” he told his former dissertation advisor. While Swensen is »

Amtrak cuts likely to bypass New Haven

February 25, 2002
While Amtrak is facing increasingly long odds in its struggle to survive, the profitability of the Northeast Corridor will likely guarantee the continuance of service through New Haven. A 1997 federal law giving Amtrak five years to become self-sufficient may prove to be the ultimate cause of the troubled national railroad’s demise. Amtrak tried to »

City, state fight over plan for station garage

February 8, 2002
As if the morning commute into New York couldn’t get any worse. Attempts to solve a serious parking shortage in the Union Station garage have reached an impasse as a result of a disagreement between New Haven and the state Department of Transportation over the station’s operation. The existing garage at the train station is »

Talbott, soon to depart, delivers inimitable speech

January 28, 2002
Sunday night, Strobe Talbott ’68 went on with his life. Just three days after announcing he would leave his post as the director of the Yale Center for the Study of Globalization to head the Brookings Institution, Talbott spoke to a modest Law School Auditorium audience of about 70 on “Putin’s Path: Russian Foreign Policy »

Dramat reschedules ‘Candide’ production

January 25, 2002
After being forced to postpone its run of “Candide” last fall, it seems the Yale University Dramatic Association has finally gotten its act together. Literally. Plagued by a host of production problems in the fall, the Dramat, the largest undergraduate theater company, is on schedule to run its production of “Candide” from Feb. 20 to »

Strong showing for Elis at Yale Invitational

January 16, 2002
Judging from the promising results of this past weekend’s Yale Collegiate Invitational, the men’s and women’s track teams are gearing up for a successful indoor season. Yale hosted several Northeastern schools Friday and Saturday at Coxe Cage, with the Bulldogs putting up strong results across the board. “Overall the performances were very encouraging,” said men’s »

Local holiday market unites city merchants

December 12, 2001
Holiday shopping couldn’t be any easier. With the arrival of the Holly and Ivy Market at the site of the former Yale Co-op, students and area residents will be able to partake in holiday cheer as well as famed New York City shopping. Organizers said the success of the weekend market, now entering its fourth »