Costanza talks ‘Seinfeld’

“I am not a dancer, but I am a fearless actor mover,” Jason Alexander said at a Jonathan Edwards master’s tea on Wednesday afternoon. Alexander, who is best known for portraying George Costanza on the acclaimed sitcom, “Seinfeld,” was referring to his former aspirations to become a dancer. During his talk, Alexander shared personal experiences, […]

Culture

Briefly: Shelter Now, Jones ’11 pledge to fight homelessness

As part of a joint fundraiser event with Shelter Now on Saturday night, Ward 1 aldermanic candidate Mike Jones ’11 stated his agenda for addressing homelessness in New Haven. Before an audience of about 40 in Blue State Coffee, Jones said he hopes to reach out to nearby regions of Woodbridge, East Haven and West […]

City

New technique shakes up nano-devices

This article has been corrected. You may view this article’s correction here. Take heed, Apple Inc.: The compact disc has yet to surrender its final breath to the almighty iPod. Using a new metal that is stronger than steel but more malleable than plastic — called bulk metallic glass — Yale engineers have developed a […]

Sci-Tech

On the ground: In JE, a day without trays

This article has been corrected. You may view this article’s correction here. Confusion, but not chaos, filled the Jonathan Edwards College dining hall on Wednesday, as students attempted to balance plates, knives, forks and cups during an experimental trayless lunch.During the pilot trayless meal, organized as a way to encourage sustainable dining, JE students responded […]

University

Doctoroff explains financial crisis

Daniel Doctoroff is no stranger to financial crises. He has been through several in his career, and he had this to say to a crowd of 50 students at a Saybrook College Master’s Tea: “Relax.” [ydn-legacy-photo-inline id=”11247″ ] Doctoroff, the current president of financial information-services company Bloomberg L.P., told the story of his own career […]

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