Ahimsa offers raw vegan gourmet

January 31, 2007
Raw food may not sound appealing, but for the owners of Ahimsa — a new restaurant on Chapel Street that is set to open next week — it is the cutting edge in the fast-growing market of vegetarian and vegan gourmet food. The new restaurant — whose name means universal love in Sanskrit — will »

Former prof. Broude dies

January 18, 2007
Henry W. Broude, the Philip G. Bartlett emeritus professor of economics and history, died of cancer on Monday. He was 81. Broude, who served at Yale for four decades before retiring in the mid-1990s, was a discreet and influential consultant to the upper echelons of Yale’s administration. Originally appointed to teach economic history in 1954, »

Raz condemns anti-Semitism

December 8, 2006
National Public Radio correspondent Guy Raz argued that the media’s preoccupation with the Palestine-Israel conflict contributes to anti-Semitism in a talk on Thursday. Raz, who has worked as a reporter for CNN in Jerusalem and as a correspondent in several other countries, spoke on “Covering Anti-Semitism: From Nazi Germany to the Modern Middle East, A »

Univ. hailed as vegetarian-friendly

December 5, 2006
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals recently placed Yale fourth among the nation’s most vegetarian-friendly colleges, though some vegetarian students at Yale said the vegetarian options in dining halls are very limited. “What can we say?” a student-oriented PETA Web site reads. “Smart people eat healthy food.” PETA2, a division of PETA, ranked the »

City builds new affordable housing

November 30, 2006
The city’s efforts to improve the living situation of low-income families continued Wednesday with the groundbreaking for the second phase of a mixed-income housing project in Fair Haven. Quinnipiac Terrace, which once consisted of run-down two-story homes constructed in the 1940s, is being rebuilt as a mixed-income housing development. Officials hope the development — with »

Victims call for peace

November 29, 2006
Family members mourning the loss of loved ones in the Palestinian-Israeli conflict came together Tuesday night on Yale’s campus to share their experiences and the lessons they have learned. At a discussion held in the Law School Auditorium, two members of the Parents Circle — Bereaved Families Forum, as well as Yale College Dean Peter »

‘Asian Idol’ to fight stereotypes

November 16, 2006
Mary Jane Yoon ’08 had a “vision” after watching the television phenomenon “American Idol” last year — she wanted to help break the Asian stereotype represented by William Hung, a contestant on the show made famous by his off-key singing, and create a Yale “Asian Idol.” The Korean American Students at Yale is hosting the »

Veterans remembered in Woolsey service

November 13, 2006
Woolsey Hall, whose marble walls are engraved with the names of over a thousand Yale students who lost their lives in war, hosted a Veteran’s Day concert on Saturday night. The U.S. Army Field Band, the army’s musical tour group, played songs ranging from the “America the Beautiful” to “La Bamba.” Heads bobbed to the »

Buckley speaks on public affairs for YPU

November 2, 2006
William F. Buckley Jr. ’50 gave what he said will be his final speech on public affairs Wednesday night in front of the Yale Political Union. Buckley, who is often credited with shaping the modern U.S. conservative movement, surprised the members of the audience with the announcement at the event, the 60th anniversary of his »

Ambassador discusses democracy in Iraq

October 26, 2006
Ambassador L. Paul Bremer III ’63, who headed the Coalition Provisional Authority in Iraq, spoke about terrorism and the state of Iraq at a Berkeley Master’s Tea on Wednesday afternoon. Bremer had a 23-year career in the State Department before he was named Presidential Envoy to Iraq in May 2003. Interim Berkeley College Master Norma »

Upperclassmen bemoan temporary loss of Cross Campus

September 28, 2006
For the previous three years, Claudia Reitmaier ’07 spent many of her free afternoons on Cross Campus playing sports with her friends and enjoying the area, like many of her peers. But this year, her open green space has been replaced by piles of dirt and makeshift plywood walls. “I used to play soccer and »