YSO, students frustrated with ticket decrease

150 tickets in two hours. That’s how long it took Trevor Auman ’13 to sell his share of tickets for the Yale Symphony Orchestra’s annual Halloween Show. The annual concert, performed in Woolsey Hall at 11:59 PM on Halloween night, will seat 300 fewer people this year because of safety concerns associated with Woolsey. Several […]

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Yale hosts 15th annual Physics Olympics

If all the rain from a summer rainstorm were gathered into a single drop, how large would that drop be? On Saturday, about 200 high school students tried to answer this question and more as they competed in the 15th annual Yale Physics Olympics, held in Sloane Physics Laboratory. Organized by the Yale Physics Department, […]

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Wilson details immigrant experience

Chilean artist Liliana Wilson is able to explain her life’s events through her paintings. On Tuesday, Wilson presented a sample of her artwork — about 50 paintings and explanations of the events surrounding them — at the Yale Women’s Center to a group of roughly twenty-five people. Inspired by her childhood in Chile and eventual […]

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Peabody hosts tenth annual ‘Fiesta Latina’

Sixteen-month-old Thomas Bonacci said the word “octopus” for the first time on Saturday, as he gazed at a tentacle in the Invertebrate Hall of the Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History. Bonacci was one of at least 200 people who attended the Peabody’s 10th annual “Fiesta Latina” this weekend. The free festival, open to all […]

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Red Lentil closes in New Haven

Vegetarian restaurant The Red Lentil closed its New Haven branch on Oct. 8, just two weeks after Atlas Restaurant closed and Panera Bread and Chipotle announced they would come to Chapel Street. Managers at the restaurant told the New Haven Register that bad parking options and construction for the nearby Gateway Community College might have […]

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Supreme Court Justice Ginsburg to come to Yale

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is slated to come to campus for a Davenport College Master’s Tea on Oct. 18, though tickets for the event will be awarded by lottery only. Ginsburg, who was appointed to the court under former U.S. President Bill Clinton LAW ’73 in 1993, is the first Jewish female […]

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Yale AIDS project to launch website

After receiving a sizable grant this summer, the Yale AIDS Memorial Project is preparing to launch an interactive website by the end of January in an effort to expand its reach beyond campus. The initiative, begun in 2010 by Christopher Glazek ’07, documents the lives of members of the Yale community who perished during the […]

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