Christian sorority seeks to start Yale chapter

Maybe Yale’s Panhellenic Council will not need a fourth sorority after all — a new sisterhood is interested in starting a chapter on campus. Delta Psi Epsilon Christian Sorority, Inc. is seeking to set up a chapter at Yale, according to an e-mail sent by Nicole Negbenebor ’12 to undisclosed recipients. Negbenebor wrote in the […]

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Tap Night moved for Bulldog Days

This April, the antics of Tap Night — the evening when secret societies select new members — will take place two days earlier than usual. The festivities, which usually include bizarre rituals such as seniors in cloaks and costumes and juniors in blindfolds, were moved to accommodate Bulldog Days, Dean of Undergraduate Admissions Jeffrey Brenzel […]

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Harvard is copying us

Harvard = copycat? According to an article published Wednesday by the Harvard Crimson, Yale’s model of residential college renovations seems to have inspired Harvard’s approach to its impending House renewal process. While the Harvard renovations are slated to begin in 2012, this year’s restoration of Ezra Stiles College marks the end of Yale’s extensive residential […]

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Students mixed on misconduct recs

Students are skeptical of a new sexual misconduct education program suggested by a University task force in a report released Wednesday. The Task Force on Sexual Misconduct Education and Prevention, which formed after the Delta Kappa Epsilon brothers chanted offensive slurs on Old Campus in October, has called for all registered student organizations to send […]

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Elis pitch in for Abraham’s Tent

On Saturday, about six Yalies chatted with two men playing a casual game of rummy over cookies and juice at a small card table. The group was surrounded by foldable beds and screens in the men’s temporary home: the spacious parish hall at the Center Church on the Green on Temple Street. That night — […]

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Senior class gives more than ever

The 2011 Senior Class Gift Campaign is the most successful one in its 14-year history. While final tallies are expected Friday, preliminary numbers show that this year’s three-week campaign raised over $40,000 in donations and achieved more than 97 percent class participation — more than any previous class since the tradition began in 1997. Haley […]

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Elis talk “State of Black Yale”

Around 80 students gathered Tuesday night in the Afro-American Cultural Center for the second annual “State of Black Yale” forum. Staff members and students discussed the Black Yale community’s past accomplishments and ways in which the community can come together to enhance the campus’s understanding of race relations. While organizers said the event is a […]

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Senior Class Gift sets new record

This year’s Senior Class Gift campaign has broken about every record on the books. While the overall tally will not be finalized until Friday, Senior Class Gift Co-Chairs Haley Cohen ’11 and Tully McLoughlin ’11 said the campaign has raised over $40,000 in donations and garnered more than 97 percent class participation, more than any […]

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Senior Class Gift breaks records

The 2011 Senior Class Gift Campaign broke the Class of 2010’s record for most dollars raised this week — five days before fundraising is set to close. The Class of 2011 had raised $34,672 with 81.4 percent participation as of Thursday morning, compared to last year’s unprecedented final total of $29,670 with 91 percent participation. […]

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ELIminate eliminated

A sophomore class game of assassins took a turn for the worse when a coordinator’s e-mail account was compromised. After two days of flooding sophomore inboxes with e-mails, the “Sophomore ELIminate” tournament, a game of assassins which required players to “eliminate” each other using water guns, has been canceled indefinitely, according to an e-mail sent […]

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UOFC could see budget changes

Despite an increase in available funds this year, the Undergraduate Organizations Funding Committee’s budget could see changes in the face of the University’s own financial woes. The Yale College student activities fee provided UOFC with the bulk of its approximately $200,000 budget this year, while another significant source of income for UOFC is the University’s […]

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Fourth sorority “not a done deal”

Yale’s Panhellenic Council wants to bring a fourth sorority to campus, but national experts said it will be years before that happens. Before Panhel can even contact the National Panhellenic Conference to begin introducing a new group, a process called “extension,” Yale’s three existing sororities must equalize their memberships — a goal that Panhel President […]

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