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June blaze slows down Saybrook renovations

September 5, 2001 • 0
Saybrugians returned to a beautifully renovated college this year but will have to deal with three more weeks of construction as workers put the finishing touches on Saybrook, which was damaged by fire in June. Although Saybrook’s dormitory rooms, dining hall, library, and common room have been completed, some students are without fully functional bathrooms, »
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Saying YES to business

June 10, 2001 • 0
Gabriel Kuris ’03 and his business partners — James Choy ’03, Nowshad Rizwanullah ’03 and Kitty Harvey ’02 — wanted to help low-income entrepreneurs start small businesses like hot dog stands, soup stands and gardening services in New Haven. With the financial and educational support of the Yale Entrepreneurial Society, these ambitious Yalies formed the »
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Debating for fun and future success

June 10, 2001 • 0
Considering that Yale has produced America’s past three presidents, it should be no surprise that aspiring leaders and politicians find a plethora of opportunities to hone their debating skills on campus. The Yale International Relations Association, the Yale Debate Association, the Yale College Mock Trial Association, the Yale Model Congress and the Yale Political Union »
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Golf teams find success at Ivies

April 25, 2001 • 0
The 2001 Ivy League Men’s Golf Tournament was held at Metedeconk National Golf Course in Jackson, N.J., this Saturday and Sunday, and both the men’s and women’s teams performed well at the Ivies, taking third and second overall, respectively. Men’s captain Louis Aurelio ’01 won the individual championship, and the women’s team — which played »
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Forum opens discussion on slavery reparations

April 16, 2001 • 0
Pay me my inheritance. On Saturday, New Haven blacks repeated this theme at “Slavery Reparations 101,” a forum put together by the Community Baptist Church and Black Thought for Justice and Change. The Rev. Eric Smith DIV ’94 clarified the goal of reparations. “Reparations, bottom line, is not about African-Americans playing the victim again,” Smith »
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Men’s golf places 2nd; women finish 13th

April 11, 2001 • 0
The Yale golf team emerged from competition this weekend ready for the upcoming Ivy League Championships. At the Yale Spring Opener, the men’s team finished in second place overall, losing only to Army. Chris Eckerle ’02 finished in second place individually, shooting 74-71. Meanwhile, the women’s team finished in 13th place overall at the Lady »
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Men’s rugby trounces RPI 59-0

April 5, 2001 • 0
Having pulled off a 59-0 victory against the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute last Saturday, the men’s rugby team is off to Princeton for the Ivy League Championships this weekend. Yale entered the game against first division R.P.I. Saturday expecting a sizable challenge. “We expected the game to be harder than it was,” team member Alexander Stegall »
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Graphic Design celebrates 50th birthday

March 29, 2001 • 0
Yale is celebrating more than one milestone birthday this year: As the University hits 300, one of its programs, graphic design, is turning 50. The Yale School of Art’s Graphic Design Program will hold events May 4, 5 and 6 in celebration of its 50th anniversary, during which speakers will discuss the impact of the »
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Joint Forestry-UN course spans globe

March 23, 2001 • 0
A new Forestry School course is harnessing the power of the Internet to share ideas about economic development with students around the world. The United Nations Development Program and the Forestry School have joined forces this semester in a high-tech course that collects, analyzes and shares methods for using public-private partnerships to improve the delivery »
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Harvard council may leave Ivy group

February 16, 2001 • 0
After eight years on the Ivy Council, Harvard University’s student government is threatening to withdraw its membership. Dissatisfied with the Ivy Council’s organization and efficiency, the Harvard University Undergraduate Council recently passed a bill asking the council to make several reforms, many of them involving money. Harvard’s student government then threatened to drop out of »
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Shock comic Carlin gets warm reception at Yale

February 13, 2001 • 0
A hush fell over the crowd at the Yale Art Gallery late yesterday afternoon as a packed auditorium anticipated the entrance of controversial comedian George Carlin. The crowd burst into applause when notoriously irreverent Carlin, appropriately dressed in a casual sweatshirt, jeans and sneakers ensemble, appeared from offstage holding a bottle of soda. Carlin, who »