Contention ensues over Minority Advisory pool

September 29, 2005 • 0
Charged with filling three open undergraduate seats on the University’s Minority Advisory Committee, the Yale College Council has already submitted a list of candidates to Yale President Richard Levin. But though Levin has not yet announced his selections from this list, there are already complaints from representatives of minority groups on campus who said they »

Yale to revisit Game policy

September 26, 2005 • 1
Nearly 10 months after last year’s Harvard-Yale football game in Cambridge, Mass. ended in several arrests and dozens of citations for underage drinking, the Yale administration is discussing whether to change its policy for the tailgates at the Yale Bowl this November. Administrators have not yet come to any conclusions and are unlikely to resolve »

Fall Show taps Sanz and Helms

September 22, 2005 • 0
Comedians Ed Helms and Horatio Sanz will perform at the Fall Show Oct. 14, the Yale College Council announced late last night. Helms, a correspondent on “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart,” and Sanz, a cast member of “Saturday Night Live,” will perform at the show, which will be held in Woolsey Hall. Tickets will »

YCC sees large fee opt-out

September 20, 2005 • 0
About 37 percent of Yale’s undergraduate student body has opted out of the optional $50 student activities fee, a surprising figure given that 78 percent of student voters supported it in a referendum last spring. At least 1,958 students opted out by the Sept. 15 deadline, leaving about $164,000 in fee revenue — about 23.7 »

Groups renew aid reform push

September 12, 2005 • 318
Seven months after the University announced substantial changes to undergraduate financial aid, the student groups that were most active last year in pushing for change say the reforms were not enough and are drafting proposals for further additions to Yale’s aid package. The Yale College Council will soon introduce a resolution calling on the administration »

YCC says a comedian to likely perform at show

September 9, 2005 • 0
This year’s Fall Show will most likely be headlined by a comedian, Yale College Council officers said Thursday. The council has an offer out to one of the comedians listed in its YaleStation survey last month and YCC officers said they are currently in the “final stages” of negotiations, but because of the sensitivity of »

YCC to continue shuttle to Shaw’s

September 6, 2005 • 0
The Yale College Council has decided to run a regular shuttle from various points on campus to Shaw’s Supermarket on Whalley Avenue once every two weeks after its trial run shuttle last Sunday proved popular, with between 40 and 50 students taking advantage of it. The regular service will run longer and later in the »

New fee option sparks debate

September 6, 2005 • 0
As the deadline for opting out of the Yale College Council’s student activities fee nears, some on campus have voiced concerns about the lack of direct communication between the YCC and students explaining the fee and how to waive it. While the fee is automatically billed to students’ bursar accounts, students can choose to opt »

Benefits to aid the victims of Katrina

September 5, 2005 • 0
As New Orleans and the rest of the Gulf Coast struggles to repair the damage from Hurricane Katrina, students from several campus organizations have begun fund-raising efforts to help care for victims of the storm and rebuild their communities. The Yale College Council, fraternities and individual students alike are planning events including raffles and benefit »

YCC launches trial shuttle to Shaw’s market

September 1, 2005 • 0
Students already weary of dining hall fare will have an easier way to expand their culinary options this Sunday, when the Yale College Council will run a free shuttle looping from various points on campus to Shaw’s Supermarket on Whalley Avenue from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday’s shuttle will be a trial run and, if »

YCC to finalize fall show act

August 27, 2005 • 0
While budget constraints prevented last year’s fall show, this year the Yale College Council has already offered a contract to a potential fall show performer, but YCC President Steven Syverud ’06 said he is keeping the identity of the entertainer under wraps until negotiations are complete. Syverud said he expects the contract to be finalized »

YCC eases into more visible role on campus

April 28, 2005 • 0
Last week’s Yale College Council election brought out more candidates and voters than ever before, and earlier this semester a sizeable portion of the student body voted in favor of a student activities fee. These demonstrations of unprecedented student involvement in YCC-related issues have thrust the council into a more public role than before. Next »