UP CLOSE | Redefining leadership

Each Monday, Marina Keegan ’12 sits down with the members of the Yale College Democrats — a political activism group of over 150 members — for what may be the first of several weekly meetings. Yale University Dramatic Association president Lily Lamb-Atkinson ’12 gathers the eight other executive managers of the theater organization, which oversees […]

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Higgins drops by High Street, gets Froyo

Around 9 p.m. tonight, Yale Police Department Chief Ronnell Higgins walked the block in front of the Sigma Phi Epsilon house — where an attempted burglary took place last night — to “touch base,” he said, with both students living on High Street and business owners working near the fraternity house. “It was a pretty […]

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Campus secrets organization hosts “security summit”

This weekend, as leaked in a post Friday on yalefml.com, Yale played host to the Yale Security Summit — a three-day conference organized by the Yale Society for the Exploration of Campus Secrets. Featured speakers listed on the weekend’s program included: Marc Tobias: an “investigative attorney and security specialist,” who has written seven police textbooks […]

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9/11 remembered at candlelight vigil

As they did 10 years ago, Yalies and New Haven residents gathered for a candlelight vigil on Cross Campus Sunday night to find community in the wake of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks. Part of a larger series of events organized by both Yale and New Haven leaders in commemoration of the 10th anniversary of […]

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Prayer flags on Cross Campus to commemorate 9/11

To commemorate the tenth anniversary of Sept. 11, 2001, blank “prayer flags” are available on Cross Campus to serve as outlets for reflection from students and other community members. The flags are part of a series of community events organized under the Yale Office of Public Affairs and Communications. [ydn-legacy-photo-inline id=”1356″ ] The decorated papers […]

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City and University come together to remember

As communities across the nation come together to commemorate the 10th anniversary of 9/11, New Haven city officials along with Yale administrators and students have worked together to plan events this Sunday encompassing themes of unity, reflection and service. A multifaith service sponsored by Interfaith Cooperative Ministries and a community service fair featuring various city […]

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“As I step on the plane, I silently send a prayer to God for safety.”

As I step on the plane — a week before the tenth anniversary of September 11th — I silently send a prayer to God for safety. Admittedly, I’m not one to pray regularly, but every time I’ve located my airplane seat and fasten my safety belt, this short plea is always my next step in […]

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A new food truck — this one’s free

In the summer, children usually look for the ice cream truck, but this August, it was a bright orange truck covered with pictures of fruits and vegetables that drew neighborhood kids. The New Haven Public Schools food truck, the first of its kind in Conn., stopped at three school parking lots for 45 minutes each […]

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Power plant should be able to supply Yale during Irene

Employees at Yale’s Central Power Plant, located next door to Swing Space at the corner of Grove and Ashmun Streets, are confident they will be able to supply power throughout Yale’s campus throughout tonight and tomorrow’s storm. “We probably, on campus, should not see any power interruptions,” plant manger Thomas Starr said. “That’s our expectation.” […]

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Local businesses divided on whether to close shop for the storm

As Yale prepares for Hurricane Irene — set to touch down in the city Sunday night — some New Haven businesses are closing down, while others will weather the storm, at least for now. Nearby restaurants Atticus, Claire’s Cornercopia and Temple Grille will remain closed Sunday, employees said today, while Scoozi and Thai Taste employees […]

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Bulldog Burrito has closed

Goodbye, Bulldog Burrito. If the packing boxes inside weren’t enough of a hint, a sign posted at Bulldog Burrito explains the restaurant’s recent closure after seven years of business in their location at the corner of Elm and Park streets: Dear Friends – We have decided to close Bulldog Burrito at 320 Elm Street for […]

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‘Faith and Globalization’ to continue; Blair to teach only one session

Tony Blair isn’t leaving Yale for good just yet. Though last fall’s “Faith and Globalization” lecture marked the end of a three-year contract between Yale and the Tony Blair Faith Foundation that brought Blair to campus starting in 2008, it will be taught again next fall with the Foundation remaining “closely connected,” according to an […]

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