YCC books comedian Ansari

Comedian Aziz Ansari will be making a leap from the big screen to the stage at Woolsey Hall at the end of this month. Ansari, who currently stars in the NBC television comedy “Parks and Recreation,” will headline the 2010 Winter Show, Yale College Council President Jon Wu ’11 announced in an e-mail to students […]

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Drinking citations rise at Game weekend

In addition to unseasonably pleasant weather, last weekend’s tailgate for the Harvard-Yale game saw heightened police activity. Though the Yale Police cited only three minors for possession or consumption of alcohol last weekend, that was up from zero alcohol-related infractions the weekend of the 2007 Game, the last one held in New Haven. Police also […]

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Yale wins tailgate, at least

While the results of the actual football game have yet to be played out, Yale may already have Harvard beat in at least one arena: the tailgate. The 2009 guidelines for Saturday’s Harvard-Yale tailgate are largely unchanged from the last time Yale hosted The Game, in 2007. But while the rules are significantly more lax […]

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Silliman tops dining survey

Silliman students claiming their dining hall’s superiority now have numbers to back up their cause. The results of Yale Dining’s fall survey, obtained by the News, rank Silliman College’s dining hall at the top of the 12 residential colleges, Commons and the Hall of Graduate Studies in both service and food quality. Saybrook College placed […]

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Official links alcohol crackdown to abuse

Sanjay Patil, the manager of College Wine on Church Street, said he has noticed a recent increase in police surveillance of his customers. “They’re always out there,” he said, pointing outside the store Monday night. “There’s never not a police car watching us and keeping an eye on anyone we sell to.” Patil said he […]

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Police crack down on liquor store patrons

On Halloween night, a Trumbull sophomore went to Zachary’s Package Store on Howe Street and used a fake ID to purchase alcohol. Outside the store, a cop stopped him, checked his Yale ID, charged him with underage possession and forced him to pour out his alcohol. “I was mad because there was a lot of […]

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Prayers, songs at Narcisse’s funeral

MERRICK, N.Y. — The chapel of the N.F. Walker Funeral Home overflowed Saturday with the friends and family of Andre Narcisse ’12. Crowding into side rooms and hallways, attendees at the memorial service cried, prayed and sang together, as Reverend Robert Thompson spoke in his eulogy about Narcisse’s exuberance and perseverance. Friday would have been […]

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Search for new JE master to start in spring

Jonathan Edwards students will have to wait until spring for word of their new master. Though JE Master-designate Richard Lalli MUS ’86, who suffered a brain hemorrhage last December, said in an e-mail Tuesday that he has decided to withdraw from the post, the search for a new master will not begin in earnest until […]

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At vigil, students remember Narcisse ’12

As shock sank into grief on campus one day after the death of Branford College sophomore Andre Narcisse ’12, students gathered Monday night to remember their classmate, even while details surrounding his death remained unknown. The Chief Medical Examiner’s Office in Farmington said Monday that though an autopsy was completed today, the results are pending […]

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Peers remember Narcisse ’12 fondly

He was a person who loved seeing other people have fun, who loved making friends and who researched the architectural details of his residential college just because he wanted to know. As news spread Sunday afternoon that Andre Narcisse ’12 had died that morning, his peers remembered him as an energetic, loyal and intelligent friend […]

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Police presence up for Halloween

Students hoping to dress up as police officers this Halloween weekend will find good company around campus. On a night that is traditionally rife with college-aged “trickery,” Yale Police Department spokesperson Lt. Steven Woznyk said YPD will increase staffing in the next two days to heighten officer visibility in and around campus and help police […]

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Wu keeping busy — with other extracurriculars, too

Jon Wu ’11 is more than the Yale College Council president. He is a werewolf. Or at least he will portray one in this weekend’s production of “Twilight: The Britney Musical.” Unlike his predecessor, Wu is one YCC president who has not given up on his other extracurriculars, such as theater and improv. Still, YCC […]

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