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Eli may take plunge before millions

September 11, 2006 • 0
For students who were in Joshua Walker GRD ’06’s “America in the Middle East” section last spring, the last place they would have imagined him was on national television, dressed as Fred Astaire and dancing to “The Way You Look Tonight.” But while his classmates were slaving away writing their dissertations or beginning new careers, »
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A day in the life: Jihad Beauchman

April 18, 2006 • 2
As the second semester of his senior year comes to a close, Jihad Beauchman ’06 is continuing to live life at an unusually fast pace, both literally and figuratively. An economics major who will attend either Harvard or Stanford Law School in the fall, Beauchman holds Yale’s records for indoor high jump, indoor triple jump »
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A day in the life: Amy Wojnarsky

April 18, 2006 • 0
Amy Wojnarwsky ’07, a native of Cleveland, Ohio, is a political science major and member of Calhoun College. As one of the co-coordinators of Dwight Hall, Wojnarwsky oversees the direction and day-to-day administration of the student-run umbrella community service and social justice organization. She is particularly active with YHHAP, the Yale Hunger and Homeless Action »
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A day in the life: Frances Pesquera

April 18, 2006 • 0
Puerto Rican native Frances Pesquera ’07, a molecular, cellular and developmental biology major, is currently balancing preparation for the upcoming MCAT with cultural and service-related extracurricular activities. From working at an undergraduate lab to participating as an active member of the La Casa Cultural Center, this Jonathan Edwards junior spends each of her busy days »
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A day in the life: Stefano Theodoli-Braschi

April 18, 2006 • 0
Stefano Theodoli-Braschi ’07, a member of Saybrook College who lives off campus, is a double major in theater studies and history. He hails from London, England, and spends his extracurricular time acting in a variety of theater productions. He has also been working on a video log called BathTubYoga — an “online sitcom” — with »
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Years after SATs, some students dive into test prep

April 11, 2006 • 0
Standardized tests have seen considerable media attention recently — from the sweeping changes implemented last year that turned the SAT I into a 2,400-point exam to the recent crisis that resulted in more than 27,000 incorrectly graded tests. Meanwhile, the test prep industry continues to boom. Each year, thousands of high school and college students »
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Marines bring message to campus

February 23, 2006 • 2
Last summer, Jack Szymanski ’08 experienced the hardest six weeks of his life. As a participant in the Platoon Leaders Class Program in Quantico, Va., Szymanski began his days at 5 a.m. with a workout comprised of a run and a weight circuit. He completed the “Tarzan course,” an obstacle course done in trees 30 »