Cantabs get chance to drunk dial

December 5, 2003
On the bottom of a sheet of paper given to Harvard students with the schedule of events for the Harvard-Yale weekend — a map of Yale’s campus and emergency contacts — was a single sentence that read, “If you are arrested on Saturday by the New Haven or Yale Police and need to speak to »

School spirit explodes for The Game

November 21, 2003
Over a thousand people pack Woolsey Hall at 11:59 p.m. each Halloween. Many more stand shivering in the stands of Harvard Stadium every other November while watching The Game. Hundreds of students run singing across campus each September, tapping different freshmen into the ranks of their a cappella groups. On these occasions, school spirit seems »

Fleschner ’01 tells tale of Eli hockey in ‘Bulldogs on Ice’

November 12, 2003
When Daniel Fleschner ’01 was a little boy, he did what many little boys do — he pretended to be the sportscaster for many of the games he watched on television, announcing the play-by-play and adding his own two cents. Yet Fleschner’s desire to communicate his love of sports with others did not end when »

Measures for security differ at urban Ivies

November 7, 2003
On any given tour, tour guide Austin Broussard ’06 never fails to mention security to the 30 or 40 people he is showing around campus. He points out the blue phones, talks about the escort service and the minibus, and describes the cooperation between the Yale and New Haven police. But campus security is not »

‘Sogno’ dreams of commercial success

October 20, 2003
Krista Flynn has always dreamed of opening a store of her own. So when it became possible for her to open her first boutique, she decided to name it “Sogno,” which means “dream” in Italian. After much anticipation, Sogno, Boutique of Dreams, opened Friday afternoon with a formal ribbon cutting ceremony and press conference. The »

Students outraged over Ghettopoly

October 9, 2003
In Monopoly, a chance card might tell you to pass “Go.” But in Ghettopoly, a “Hustle” card may instruct you to go “straight to Cheap Tricks Ave.” A spoof on Monopoly, Ghettopoly has been available since September both online and in stores across the country — including Urban Outfitters on Broadway. But the game has »

Elm Street’s Yankee Doodle to open doors until 11 p.m.

September 3, 2003
After a temporary break from tradition, the Yankee Doodle restaurant on Elm Street put smiles on the faces of its most loyal fans when it resumed its extended hours last Wednesday. The restaurant, known affectionately as “the Doodle,” cut back its hours nearly two years ago after its former owner, Lewis Beckwith, became ill. But »

Reach Out provides alternate spring break

April 2, 2003
While many Yale students were lying on beaches over spring break, Ella Smith ’05 was kneeling on the ground mixing cement to build the foundation of a house in Nicaragua. Smith, along with many others, decided to turn down typical spring break hotspots in favor of visiting the relatively unknown streets and villages of Latin »

Polo defeats Cambridge, Oxford to claim Atlantic Cup

April 2, 2003
Wrapping up a successful season, the polo club team traveled to England over spring break to face Oxford and Cambridge in the second-annual Atlantic Cup. Yale’s squad split into men’s and women’s squads and after three days of intense play, the Yale men’s team faced the women’s team in the finals while Oxford and Cambridge »

Author Muller focuses on anti-Semitism

March 4, 2003
Author and Catholic University professor Jerry Muller wrote his book “The Mind and the Market: Capitalism in Modern European Thought” for a simple reason — it was a book he wanted to read. Speaking about his new work at a Monday lecture in the Slifka Center, Muller discussed the similarities between anti-Semitism and anti-capitalism. He »

Service honors pioneer Harrison

February 17, 2003
Nearly 100 people gathered Saturday morning at a Battell Chapel memorial service for Dr. Elizabeth Harrison, the third woman to receive a degree from the Yale School of Medicine. On Jan. 5, at age 103, Harrison died peacefully in her sleep at the Whitney Center, a residence for the elderly in Hamden. She had been »

Critics debate literary issues

February 3, 2003
With audience members packing the Whitney Humanities Center auditorium and a C-SPAN television crew filming the event, five acclaimed authors and book critics spoke at a panel Friday. Co-sponsored by the Yale Review of Books and the Whitney Humanities Center, the event took a question and answer format and was moderated by Daniel Barrett ’04, »