Curl Crazy

There once was a girl with one little curl Right in the middle of her forehead And when she was good she was very good And when she was bad she was horrid. — Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (as told by my mother) “What product do you use?” Dickie Ferriuolo asked just moments after I entered […]

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Fake Mary Miller twitter account returns

It’s back. Despite having been shut down last week, the Twitter account parodying Yale College Dean Mary Miller account appears to have returned (with a different name). “Miller” tweeted today: “Rumors of our death were greatly exaggerated, but username will change to comply with the “laws”, try following @fakedeanmary.” Among other topical 140-character quips released […]

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A hope for self-betterment on High Street

One of the tarps hanging on a fence surrounding Street Hall construction on High Street is a little more artistic by the rest. It has been given a painted white background and stenciled with the phrase “I want to be a better person.” We snapped a photo.

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Tsui ’11 sings for ‘Sing-Off’

We know you missed seeing Sam Tsui ’11 videos. Well, have no fear, he of the multiple harmonizing personas can be back on your computers in his new capacity as “digital correspondent” for NBC’s “The Sing-Off,” the a cappella-centered show that the Whiffenpoofs competed in last year. Watch here as Tsui sings a medley of […]

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“‘You know, this is the first time I’ve been here.'”

“You know, this is the first time I’ve been back here,” my dad said, his eyes fixed on the half-built frame of 1 World Trade Center. It was July 3. My mom, dad, and I had planned to go to Coney Island, but it was raining, and my dad suggested we go downtown instead. He […]

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Sign above old Labyrinth advertises froyo

Froyo World competition? There is a new sign over what used to be the door to Labyrinth Books on York Street for “Flavors” advertising “frozen yogurt + fresh fruit + fun treats.” A worker in the space said it went up about an hour ago.

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Shopping period is here

Fall 2011 term classes began this morning at 8:20 a.m. (early, right?), which means we’re officially in shopping period. These coming days will be about overcrowded seminars and online section enrollment. Though they might be hectic, we want to encourage you to keep in touch with us as you run around campus. Did a professor […]

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Where to eat after Irene

So now that we have the “all clear” alert from Yale we can venture outside (with “extra care,” of course). But where can we go to get some food that’s perishable? Well, there are plenty of places still open, including Box 63 on the corner of Park and Elm Streets. We noticed a yellow post-it […]

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Lorimer says “Goodnight Irene”

In an email titled “Goodnight Irene!” Vice President and University Secretary Linda Lorimer put Yale community members’ concerns to bed, summarizing the extent of Irene’s effect on the campus. Read her full email below: Those of us in New Haven seem to have been mighty lucky relative to those to the west of us (where […]

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Power outages reported off campus

We are hearing that many off-campus students are without power this morning. A resident of the Elmhurst told us that buildings along Elm Street, including the Elmhurst and the heavyweight crew house, lost power at around 5:30 a.m. and are still in the dark as of 11:12 a.m. Meanwhile, residents of Howe Street are also […]

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Lorimer sends Irene update

After a night of wind and rain Vice President and University Secretary Linda Lorimer sent the following update for the Yale community, explaining there were no “serious problems” on or around campus. Read her full email: I just wanted to signal that there were no serious problems last night on or around campus: Yale Facilities […]

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Irene Dispatch: Late night activities and some more information

A hodge podge of Irene-related news here. Reporter Zoe Gorman tells us that both Bass Library and the Harvey Cushing/John Hay Whitney Medical Library have announced on the Yale University Library website that they will be closed tomorrow. Meanwhile Ava Kofman tells us that four students — boys wearing swimshorts and girls wearing bikinis — […]

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