WOMEN’S TENNIS | Yale storms spring opener

Continuing the dominance that marked its fall season, the Yale women’s tennis team opened its spring campaign Sunday with a knockout victory over Delaware State.

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Zimmer ’87 wins science journalism award

English lecturer Carl Zimmer ’87 has been awarded one of the 2012 Kavli Science Journalism Awards, the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) announced this week. Zimmer was honored in the large newspaper category for three articles he wrote for The New York Times. When he receives his prize of $3,000 and a plaque at […]

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City attracts startups

Following presentations Sunday evening, “Snagit Deals”, an application seeking to help users find the best daily deals, was announced the winner of Startup Weekend New Haven.

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‘Drowsy Chaperone’ like theatrical ‘candy’

Freshman Christian Probst’s ’16 first theater performance at Yale is uniquely challenging. “We’ve noticed that for many of the songs in the show I have a physical impediment,” he said. “For one number I’m tap-dancing, for one I have a blindfold and roller-skates on and for another I wear a monkey mask.” Such vitality distinguishes […]

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WOMEN’S TENNIS | Elis dominate invitational

The women’s tennis team closed its fall season with decisive victories at the Big Green Invitational Nov. 2–4. Dropping just one match over the three-day tournament at Dartmouth, the Bulldogs finished 11–0 in singles and 22–1 in doubles. With wins over UMass, Boston University and host Dartmouth, Yale solidified its place as a power in […]

Artist talks British identity

Following multiple flight cancellations caused by Hurricane Sandy, London-based artist Hew Locke barely made it to Yale. Nonetheless, Locke delivered a lecture to roughly 150 Yale and New Haven community members Thursday, presenting work from the last 20 years of his career. Known for creating complex pieces that explore British culture and identity in a […]

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Yale Opera presents Fall Scenes

This weekend, students will be able to sample 10 different opera scenes in just one night. On Friday and Saturday evening, the School of Music’s Yale Opera program will present its annual “Fall Opera Scenes,” the first of three major productions for the 2012-’13 season. Directed by Doris Yarick-Cross, the production will feature students in […]

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Region responds to storm

In a 9:15 p.m. press briefing Monday evening, Gov. Dannel Malloy issued a “Katrina-like warning” to steel the state for Hurricane Sandy — a storm which had already caused significant upheaval across the state. The storm, which officials say could see up to 600,000 Connecticut Land and Power customers face power shortages, made landfall in […]

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Sandy creates widespread flooding, power outages

Sandy’s destructive path has led to widespread power outages and flooding across the state, leading many refugee shelters to fill up quickly. By 6.30 p.m., 50 percent or more residents in nine towns across the state were reportedly without power, with 300,000 people in total experiencing outages, according to the New Haven Register. Chester and […]

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City, state prepare for impending weather

In the days leading up to Halloween, Hurricane Sandy is set to strike the Elm City. Sandy, which has already claimed the lives of 58 people in the Caribbean, is expected to make landfall early Tuesday morning in New Jersey and severe weather is projected to hit Connecticut Monday. In a Sunday afternoon press conference, […]

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City calls state of emergency

Mayor John DeStefano Jr. announced a state of emergency in New Haven Sunday afternoon, issuing mandatory evacuations for areas with the highest risk of flooding. DeStefano said in a statement that New Haven public schools will close Monday and Tuesday in anticipation of Hurricane Sandy, and that residents should prepare for extended power outages. Evacuations […]

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Giving campaign raises thousands

The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven, a local philanthropic institution, held its second “Great Give Campaign” on Oct. 16 and 17. The campaign, which lasted for 36 hours, urged residents of Greater New Haven to donate to local nonprofits, offering up to $170,000 in matching funds by the Community Foundation for Greater New Haven […]

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