Dartmouth to stop offering credit for AP scores

Dishing out mountains of cash for AP exams may soon become a thing of the past. Beginning in fall of 2014, Dartmouth will no longer exchange AP scores for credit in any subject. The policy change, which will affect Dartmouth’s class of 2018 first, came after the school’s Psychology Department conducted an experiment on an incoming […]

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‘Cloud Nine’ brings sex and sexuality to the stage

Mitt Romney can’t keep women in binders forever. “Cloud Nine” hopes to challenge the status quo and social norms of sex and sexuality through theater.

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‘Once Removed’ examines contemporary sculptures

The toilet brush: used expressly for cleaning purposes. Right? Wrong.

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‘SIC Beatz’ full of flair

What if the music of Beethoven and Mick Jagger had a love child? The collaboration by SIC InC and the Yale Bands Percussion Group might be the outcome.

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The business of creativity

The secret for securing that elusive consulting job: Put down those textbooks and paint.

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Murphy beats McMahon in Senate race

Democratic Congressman Chris Murphy defeated Republican rival McMahon in Connecticut’s Senate race to become the state’s new Senator-elect. The Associated Press reported Murphy’s victory at 8:30 Tuesday night, settling one of the most closely-watched Senate races in the country, as it may determine majority control in the Senate. The battle between Murphy and McMahon proved […]

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Senate spending gap examined

As the Connecticut Senate race enters the final stretch, the disparity in campaign spending between candidates is as pronounced as ever. The most recent reports filed with the Senate reveal that Republican Senate candidate Linda McMahon has now spent $42.6 million on her bid for public office. Her rival, Democrat Chris Murphy has spent approximately […]

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City, state clean up after storm

Though New Haven’s encounter with Hurricane Sandy was milder than some predicted, the city was left with a daunting relief project Tuesday morning. A day after Hurricane Sandy brought winds and flooding to New Haven, President Obama declared an expedited major disaster in New Haven County — along with Fairfield, Middlesex and New London — […]

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Pictures document Occupy movement

The Occupy Wall Street movement has resurfaced in New Haven. A spontaneous exhibit of Occupy-inspired artwork went up in the School of Art’s Green Hall exhibition space this Saturday. Dean Robert Storr organized the show to commemorate the anniversary of the Occupy Wall Street movement that began on Sept. 17, 2011 in New York City. […]

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Opening My Mind — Experiencing an ‘Art Intervention’

“Mitt Romney needs a haircut!” I screamed unto the gods. Why? I was protesting — obviously. Over the course of 20 minutes this Thursday, I did a lot of that. I shouted to the world — or, at least, anyone who would listen to me on Cross Campus — that prisons should be burned, and, […]

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Legislators question Malloy’s tax pledge

With his promise last Thursday to keep tax rates at their current level, Gov. Dannel Malloy drew disparate reactions from state legislators — Democrats support Malloy’s tax plan while Republicans allege it is indicative of the governor’s future political ambition. Malloy made his pledge during a speech at the University of Hartford Construction Institute’s 18th […]

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LGBT author promotes discussions on sex

In order to save humanity, society must learn to discuss sex openly, according to prize-winning LGBT advocate Samuel R. Delany. Temple University English professor Delany, a successful science fiction author and notable commentator on queer culture, gave a lecture Wednesday evening describing his theories on the significance of discourse on sex. Delany is this year’s […]

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