City

City attracts startups

November 12, 2012 • 4
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.
Culture

‘Drowsy Chaperone’ like theatrical ‘candy’

November 8, 2012 • 0
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 »
Annie Sullivan ’14 and her partner Ree Ree Li ’16 won the doubles championship at the Big Green Invitational this weekend.
Sports

WOMEN’S TENNIS | Elis dominate invitational

November 6, 2012 • 0
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 Hew Locke discussed the role of British culture and identity in his work Thursday.
Culture

Artist talks British identity

November 2, 2012 • 10
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 »
Culture

Yale Opera presents Fall Scenes

November 2, 2012 • 0
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 »
City

Region responds to storm

October 30, 2012 • 0
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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City

City, state prepare for impending weather

October 29, 2012 • 0
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, »
City

Giving campaign raises thousands

October 18, 2012 • 1045
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 »
University

Hong Kong trade rep touts economic growth

October 17, 2012 • 0
The most senior representative of the Hong Kong government based in the United States spoke Tuesday about the city’s current economic and business climate in Hong Kong. Donald Tong, the Hong Kong commissioner for economic and trade affairs in the U.S., gave a lecture entitled “Hong Kong — 15 Years After the Changeover” that addressed »
Last season’s First-Team All-Ivy, outside hitter Mollie Rogers ’15 talked about her hopes for this season.
Sports

Last year’s Ivy rookie talks volleyball

October 17, 2012 • 0
After winning every Ivy game this season, the women’s volleyball team is going from strength to strength. Saturday’s 3-0 victory against Penn ensured an eight-game winning streak and put the team in strong contention for this week’s home game against Brown. One player that has contributed particularly to this success is outside hitter Mollie Rogers »
University

Investment Officer talks African aid

October 5, 2012 • 0
A leading investment officer from the African Development Bank spoke Thursday about the difficulties of development aid in Africa. Oumama El Kettani, who gave a talk entitled “Development in Africa: What Role for International Financial Institutions?”, said Africa receives 46 percent of total aid funds worldwide — making it the most aid-dependent continent. Yet due »